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Pairing Bitters and Cheese Beyond Happy Hour


Sam Unger likes to think of cocktail bitters as the Mary Poppins of flavor. “When we’re making our Pineapple Star Anise [bitters], I’m taking hundreds of pineapples, bringing them into this tiny bottle, then all of a sudden it expands again and it’s able to go into hundreds of drinks,” says Unger, founder of Vancouver-based […]

Drinks with Cheese: Functional Beverages to Pair with Cheese


We’ve been making our drinks work for us for centuries— coffee to wake us up, citrus to refresh on a hot day, and tea or booze for just about everything else. Even water, at its core, is “functional.” Yet this precedent has not kept supposedly operative quaffs from taking over the drink fridge at your […]

Drinks with Cheese: The Green Fairies


The perfect foil to these green beauties is salt—which, as luck would have it, is one of the three ingredients needed to make cheese.

Cheers to the New Year with Cheese


Whether you’ll be reaching for booze or mocktails this NYE, we’ve got you covered with drink pairings that’ll carry you through to midnight and beyond.

DIY: Pucker Up


Tart-sweet shrubs offer the taste of summer all year long.

Drinks with Cheese: Apple Cider


Ciders are experiencing a renaissance—and cheese is along for the ride.

Great 28 Pairings: Bitters


The roots, barks, spices, herbs, flowers, botanicals, and fruit peels that were once used as medicine have found a new home, shaken or stirred.

Calling All Blues


For a cheese with such a stinky reputation, blues are incredibly accommodating when it comes to drinks.

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