Our editors pick the best of the web’s booze writing. This week: the history of the maraschino cherry, US craft beer hits Deutschland, using science to end your cheese and wine dilemmas.
Mapping the perfect wine and cheese pairings – using data science
Science gets a bad rap but it has finally done something for the greater good: mapping out the perfect pairings of cheese and wine.
Stone Brewing wants Germany, the land of Oktoberfest, to like American craft beers
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European craft brewers are normally the ones to make moves into the US market, but Cali-based Stone Brewing is flipping the script by opening a brewery in Berlin. Can the Americans take on a country with 500 years of brewing history? The Los Angeles Times finds out.
History lesson: the maraschino cherry
We might not give the humble maraschino cherry much thought, but it has a rich history that should not be taken for granted. Imbibe dives in on what makes it great.