Cocktail Hour Giveaway: The Drunken Botanist

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A Real Page-Turner, served over ice

No Comments March 13, 2013 • No Comments What’s one of benefits of publishing a book called The Drunken Botanist? A care package of liquor from the author, of course. (Liquor care packages are the very best kind of care packages.) A box…


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Our book sommelier finds a fine vintage

No Comments March 6, 2013 • No Comments Like fine wines, some books just get better with age. Our resident liquor afficionado, gardening expert, bookstore owner, and author, Amy Stewart, has found a fine vintage in the 1858 publication of Fermented Liquors: a…


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Happy Hour Giveaway Monday: The Drunken Botanist

2 Comments March 4, 2013 • 2 Comments Welcome to Happy Hour at Algonquin Books! We have a two-for-one special this evening on today’s Giveaway Monday book, The Drunken Botanist by Amy Stewart The randomly chosen winner of today’s Giveaway Monday book will…


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It’s OK to be bitters (with a cherry on top)

No Comments February 27, 2013 • No Comments Amy Stewart is not a bitter woman. She’s quite delightful, actually. But she’s gone totally ga-ga for DIY kits for making your own bitters on her DrunkenBotanist.com blog. Don’t know much about bitters, you say?…


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Message in a Bottle from Amy Stewart

No Comments February 20, 2013 • No Comments Writing a book on the plants that create the liquors we drink sounds like a research dream in some respects. And Amy Stewart certainly won’t disagree. In researching her new book, The Drunken Botanist, Amy…