Wild Drinks and Cocktails
Create your own handcrafted drinks and cocktails using local, fresh, or foraged ingredients.
Tired of boring, artificial, too-sweet drinks? Go wild! It’s time to embrace drinks featuring local, fresh, or foraged ingredients. It’s easy with Wild Drinks and Cocktails.
Using ingredients you can find in your own backyard, farm, or local market, you can create artisan drinks that will leave you feeling refreshed and even revitalized. Learn useful fermentation techniques to make your own water kefir and homemade soda. Brew your own teas, mix your own squashes, shrubs, switchels, tonics, and infusions. You can even use the recipes to create powerful and healthful craft cocktails.
Craft drink expert Emily Han creates unique flavors in the 100 drink recipes, each with powerful health benefits, along with a sentimental nod to drinks of another era. Wild Drinks & Cocktails teaches you the techniques you need to know to handcraft your own infused waters, syrups, vinegar drinks, spirits, wines, and sodas.
Join the drink renaissance with Wild Drinks and Cocktails.
Published by Fair Winds Press (November 1, 2015)
Buy the Book
You can buy Wild Drinks and Cocktails anywhere books are sold:
What People Are Saying
“Emily Han brings a wealth of knowledge on foraging and fermentation to Wild Drinks and Cocktails with inventive and vibrant, but easy to prepare, recipes for traditional oxymels, shrubs and homemade sodas. Wild Drinks and Cocktails is both unique and approachable.”
– Jennifer McGruther, nourishedkitchen.com, Author of The Nourished Kitchen
“Expert forager and wildcrafter Emily Han has crafted a collection of recipes that transforms backyard weeds, feral fruit, and even the nuts from your neighbor’s tree into an array of infusions, decoctions, and liqueurs that are useful, nourishing, and delicious. Truly, this magical book will forever alter the way you interact with the natural world that is all around you.”
– Marisa McClellan, foodinjars.com, Author of Preserving by the Pint
“Emily Han’s carefully crafted book, Wild Drinks & Cocktails dispels the common wisdom of great drinks are only to be built by professionals. These simple cocktails are not short of brilliant- from locally-gathered ingredients constructed with our own, very capable hands, no pro’s needed!”
– Warren Bobrow, author of Apothecary Cocktails and Bitters and Shrub Syrup Cocktails
“Emily offers readers an accessible and beautiful volume packed with years of dedicated research, hands-on experience and teaching the art of crafting with wild and cultivated plants. This book will surely be a go-to for gardeners, beginning wildcrafters, herbalists and all people who enjoy capturing the bounty of nature in unique beverages to sip and share.”
– Kate Payne, hipgirlshome.com, Author of The Hip Girl’s Guide to the Kitchen