Andy Hamilton (author)

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Andy Hamilton
Born Andrew Hamilton
1974
Northampton, England
Occupation Author, forager and broadcaster
Nationality British
Notable works Booze for Free, 2011, The Selfsufficientish Bible, 2008
Website
theotherandyhamilton.com

Andy Hamilton is an English writer of two books, The Selfsufficientish Bible and Booze for Free. He has written for Wired, The Guardian and The Ecologist. He was born in Northampton[1] and now lives in Bristol.[2]

Career

Hamilton won the award for best non-practical gardening book in 2011 for Booze for Free.[3] He works as an author,[4] forager,[5] journalist[6] and broadcaster.[7] He appeared as the Autumnwatch forager for two years in 2011 and 2012.[8][9] He is best known for his book Booze for Free,[10] a home brewed recipe book for wines,[11] soft drinks[12] and beers.[13]

Hamilton teaches foraging and has foraged for The Eden Project, BBC's Autumnwatch and Ways with Words Dartington Literary festival.[14] He is a surivalist expert and has written a column for wired.co.uk[15] and a wild drinks blog for The Guardian online.[16]

Bibliography

  • The Selfsufficientish Bible (2008)
  • Booze for Free (2011)
  • Brewing Britain (2013)

References

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