The Drunken Botanist: The Plants that Create the World's Great Drinks
Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 2013. A spirited toast to the marriage of botany and booze. On Difford's list of the 30 most important cocktail books of all time. Finalist for the James Beard award. Ever wonder how agave gets transformed into tequila, or what those strange herbs are in absinthe? This book answers those questions and many more—plus classic cocktail recipes and practical drinking advice. ISBN: 9781616200466.