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'The Drunken Botanist' and the plants behind your favorite drinks




Amy Stewart's book goes into detail about the plants that go into classic alcoholic drinks.
Amy Stewart's book goes into detail about the plants that go into classic alcoholic drinks.
Algonquin Books

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If you've ever wondered what's in your stiff drink, author Amy Stewart may have an answer for you. In her new book, "The Drunken Botanist," Stewart writes about the fruits, flowers and herbs that go into our favorite alcoholic drinks.