Discover the history and botanical make up of some of the most famous Aperitive and Digestive spirits, and the impact these drinks have on our organism.
Saturday April 7, 2018 – 2pm-4pm
@ The New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10458
The centuries-old botanical history of aperitifs and digestifs, from Chartreuse to Fernet Branca, stems in part from a monastic quest to divine an “elixir of long life.” Many cultures still commonly consume these herbal drinks, made of complex mixtures of plant material, for their unique flavor profiles and for their medicinal properties. As you taste selected aperitifs and digestifs, discover their botany and discuss the physiological impacts each have on human health. 21+