Cocktail Hour Giveaway: The Drunken Botanist

March 19, 2013 • 6 Comments [gravityform id=”70″ name=”Enter to win THE DRUNKEN BOTANIST”]  …


March 13, 2013

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…


March 6, 2013

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…


March 4, 2013

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…


February 27, 2013

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 blog. Don’t know much about bitters, you say?…


February 20, 2013

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…