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The botany in our booze with author Amy Stewart

April 23, 2013

Guest:  Amy Stewart

Plants are popping out of the ground and spring gardening is well underway so we’re lifting our glasses to some of the botanicals in our favorite drinks. Agave, juniper, barely, sugarcane, corn, spearmint, wormwood – these are just a few of the essential ingredients is our spirits, wine and beer that avid gardener and author AMY STEWART highlights in her new book The Drunken Botanist: The Plants that Create the World’s Great Drinks. She tells Marty about the botany behind our booze.

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