“Blackthorn’s Botanical Brews is a lighthearted but practical approach to spells, sips, and sensational libations. Amy Blackthorn combines magical working with simple ideas and recipes for potions, herbal teas and cocktails that hold enough power for your next ritual celebration but are delicious enough to share with friends and family. Amy’s knowledge of herbalism and lore give the practitioner an in-depth understanding of potion-making for modern Pagans.”
“Amy Blackthorn has done it again and done it with luscious writing and a lip-smacking presentation of brews and potions. She takes us through the basics of magic and teases the reader with the tools of this particular craft. This book is clever, clear and--dare I say?--delicious.”
“Amy Blackthorn makes magic accessible with easy to follow recipes, using easily procured ingredients for relatable scenarios. Even the most seasoned of mixologists will be inspired by this delightful collection of cocktails, mocktails. and more.”
“Amy Blackthorn has written a book combining the science and magic of mixology. Her recipes for magical intent are a must read for anyone looking to expand their potion and libation abilities"
“Filled with helpful potion and spell-building information, Blackthorn’s Botanical Brews by Amy Blackthorn features recipes for delicious infusions and syrups with which to make magical beverages with sober versions thoughtfully included. A fun magical twist to cocktail hour and, of course, for ritual gatherings.”
“Blackthorn’s Botanical Brews is an exceptionally good read. I can imagine regularly grabbing this fun, witty, information-rich gem from my cookery and magic bookshelf to make magical cocktails, tisanes, and libations or parties, spells, and magical gatherings of all sorts. Interwoven with the magical mixology runs a thread of well-founded solid magical praxis designed to elucidate, educate, and entertain. For anyone who works their magic with food and drink and herbs, this book is a must have. I give it 5 out of 5 cocktail shakers!”
“Tea, tonics, cocktails and potions! Have you ever enjoyed an afternoon into its evening, sitting at an old, polished bar, while a careful blender performed their art for you? If you enjoy a good drink -- an accomplished drink --you will discover many within Blackthorn’s Botanical Brews. This is a master Book of Shadows for a damn good drink with purpose, penned with knowledge and skillful wort cunning. All the historical bells and mixers are available in this book. What better timing than now for imbibing with witchcraft?”