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The drunken botanist : the plants that create the world's great drinks / Amy Stewart.

Stewart, Amy, author. (Author). Marlo, Coleen. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781622311392
  • Physical Description: 8 sound discs (615 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [Minneapolis, Minn.] : HighBridge Audio, [2013]

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Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Coleen Marlo.
Summary, etc.:
Every great drink starts with a plant. Sake began with a grain of rice. Scotch emerged from barley. Gin was born from a conifer shrub when a Dutch physician added oil of juniper to a clear spirit, believing that juniper berries would cure kidney disorders. The 'Drunken botanist' uncovers the enlightening botanical history and the fascinating science and chemistry of over 150 plants, flowers, trees, and fruits (and even one fungus).
Subject: Plants, Edible.
Plants, Useful.
Alcoholic beverages.

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