Bartenders aren’t the most obvious green thumbs out there (don’t they sleep most of the day?), but if they’re serious about cocktail ingredients, it’s likely that they’re cultivating a little patch of land somewhere and growing herbs to use in their drinks (a.k.a. hoeing for hooch). We checked in with people like Daniel Shoemaker, the owner of the Teardrop Cocktail Lounge in Portland, Oregon, who’s installing a rooftop garden for the bar-restaurant. See what they have to say about making the most out of your garden bounty in spring and summer cocktails.
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