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Botany at the Bar / Rachel Meyer, PhD, Christian Schaal and Jim Merson

  • Now Serving 727 North Broadway, #133 Los Angeles United States (map)

Panel discussion with author, evolutionary biologist, molecular ecologist, and co-owner of Shoots and Roots Bitters - Rachel Meyer, PhD; recipe contributors - Christian Schaal, beverage director of Zebulon; and Jim Merson, owner of Hot Dog Sodas. Book signing to follow. Free event. RSVP in the form below.

A guidebook to everything bitters--the history, science, and plants behind them--with 75 botanical recipes.

Not only are bitters the backbone to every great cocktail, these plant-packed elixirs have long been used to support health and well-being, add flavor, and stimulate the senses. Take a trip around the world with ingredients like saffron, grapefruit, hibiscus, and lemongrass and then bring them home to your kitchen. Be your own alchemist and mixologist, with recipes for creating bitters, syrups, shrubs, and cocktails. With these unique flavor combinations of spices, roots, fruits, and flowers, your drinks will never be the same.

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