Beer, Wine, Cocktail & Cheese Intelligence from 2009

Beer, Wine, Cocktail & Cheese Intelligence from 2009

A4113f7cc8c2fc3cc96eb640f4534c625dde976e?w=240&h=240&fit=crop
Faith Durand
Dec 30, 2009
There are a few topics that we feel deserve special mention and regular column space here at The Kitchn. Those currently include beer, wine, cocktails, and cheese — all fascinating subjects with rich histories and intelligence. Every week our lovely columnists in these areas bring you beer reviews, cocktail history, wine lore, and passionate writing about cheese. Here's a look back at a few of our favorite posts in 2009 from our beer, wine, cheese, and cocktail columns. Images above are in bold below and in order above from left to right and top to bottom. What were your own favorite cheese, wine, beer, or cocktail discoveries this year? From Emma Christensen, our Beer Sessions columnist: Beer Reviews Sam Adams Imperial WhiteGolden Monkey from Victory BrewingOktoberfest from Great Lakes Brewing CompanySamurai Rice Ale from Great DivideLeft Hand Milk Stout Beer IntelligenceThe Real Truth About Skunked BeerBrewing Beer at Home: Bottling the HomebrewBarrel-Aged Beers: Loving or Hating?Porter vs. Stout: What's the Difference? Top 5 Beers We Hate to Love From Mary Gorman, our wine columnist: Wine GuidesHoliday Party Wines: $10 and Less from Trader Joe'sThe Wines from Bierzo: Red Jewels in Green SpainThe Real Face of Zinfandel Wine: Dark and DryGreat Value Sauvignon Blanc Wines From Around the WorldLight Alcohol Wine: German Riesling Kabinett Wine IntelligenceSulfites in Wine: The Myths, the Facts, and the Truth Quick Tips: How To Preserve WineWine Aeration Devices: Useful or Just Another Gadget?Wine Retailing: Do Supermarkets Offer the Best Choice?Great Wineglasses: Tips On Caring for Your Glassware From Nora Maynard, our Straight Up cocktails columnist: Cocktail Recipes 7 Super-Simple Citrus CocktailsLillet Sin CocktailHot Rum CowCocktails for BrunchHot Apple-Ginger Toddy Cocktail IntelligenceSummer Entertaining: How to Build a Basic BarCocktail Basics: Citrus Garnishes 6 WaysWhiskey vs. Whisky: What's the Difference?All About VermouthAll About Gimlets From Nora Singley, our Cheesemonger columnist: Cheese Reviews Consider Bardwell ManchesterServe This Cheese for Halloween: Morbier Hola, Robiola: Your Newest Favorite CheeseCheese Review: Tomme CrayeuseTruffles Aplenty: Sottocenere Cheese Intelligence How to Store Cheese: What To Do When You Get It HomeFive Tips for Flawless, Fabulous Cheese Plate ConstructionHave Cheese, Will Fly: What Cheeses Travel Well Cheese Tip: Don't Eat Cold Cheese! Lactose and Cheese: Are You Really Lactose Intolerant?
* * *
Welcome to The Kitchn's end-of-year roundup! We are rounding up some of our favorite (and your favorite) posts from the last year, including lots of recipes. We are also shaking out our reader mailbag, and giving you a few more great guest posts from our friends.
(Images: See linked posts for full image credits.)
Created with Sketch.