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The Drunken Botanist on NPR’s Morning Edition

Posted on Mar 19, 2013 in Botany, Media | Comments Off on The Drunken Botanist on NPR’s Morning Edition

The Drunken Botanist on NPR’s Morning Edition

Listen to the NPR Morning Edition interview here. The next time you’re sipping on a glass of something boozy, consider the plants behind your beverage. Some of them might spring immediately to mind: grapes in your wineglass, rye in your whiskey bottle, juniper in your gin and tonic. But what about sorghum and coriander? Cinchona and bitter orange? An incredible diversity of grains, herbs and fruits goes into the world’s alcoholic drinks, which means that for the botanically minded, a trip to the liquor store is a little different than it is for the rest of us. Amy Stewart explains...

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Talking Botany & Booze with Imbibe Magazine

Posted on Dec 23, 2012 in Media | Comments Off on Talking Botany & Booze with Imbibe Magazine

Talking Botany & Booze with Imbibe Magazine

Had a nice chat with the people at Imbibe Magazine for their Jan/Feb 2013 issue.  I’ve been a fan of Imbibe for years–as soon as I found out about them, I got the longest subscription I possibly could and ordered every back issue.  Great stuff.  If you don’t read the magazine already, you should.  Oh, and here’s the interview.

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Cocktails, Tree Bark, and Good Malaria Medicine

Posted on Dec 20, 2012 in Botany, Media | Comments Off on Cocktails, Tree Bark, and Good Malaria Medicine

Cocktails, Tree Bark, and Good Malaria Medicine

Cocktails and malaria, my two favorite subjects.  Had a nice chat with the NPR blog The Salt about the many ways we drink our medicine, event today.  Check it out here.

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