Print

HOME | IN THE MAGAZINE | BACK ISSUES INDEX | 2012


 

back issues 2012

BACK ISSUES BY YEAR: 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006

Back issues of Imbibe are just $5 each plus shipping & handling. To place an order, click here or call us toll-free at 1-877-2-IMBIBE (1-877-246-2423).

 

 

 

 

 

im40_cover_233x301

Click Here to Order This Issue

No. 40: November/December 2012

TABLE OF CONTENTS »

 

FEATURES

Season's Bounty

Celebrate the fruits of winter in your holiday cocktails.

BONUS RECIPE: Aged to Perfection

BONUS RECIPE: Bar Fly

BONUS RECIPE: Belsnickel Cocktail

BONUS RECIPE: Ebony Wood

BONUS RECIPE: Figgy Pudding

BONUS RECIPE: Golden Apple

BONUS RECIPE: Maple-Cranberry Bourbon Smashed

BONUS RECIPE: Reforma

BONUS RECIPE: Winter G&T

BONUS RECIPE: Winter Sour

 

2012 Holiday Gift Guide

50 great ideas to fit every imbiber's budget.
WEB EXTRA: Bonus gift ideas for your holiday list.

 

A New Day for Chardonnay

American winemakers are letting the classic grape speak for itself.
WEB EXTRA: 10 domestic Chardonnays worth pouring at your holiday table.

 

Wheat of the Moment READ »

Warming wheat wine ales make an ideal cold-weather companion.

 

Coffee After Dark

Six classic after-dinner coffee drinks revisited.

BONUS RECIPE: Irish Coffee

BONUS RECIPE: Spanish Coffee

 

Up and Away READ »

Whatever you do, don’t call Toronto’s growing cocktail and beer scenes provincial.

WEB EXTRA: Exploring Toronto’s coffee scene.

BONUS RECIPE: Lady Sniper

BONUS RECIPE: Tailor of Panama

spacer
im39_cover_233x301

Click Here to Order This Issue

spacer

No. 39: September/October 2012

TABLE OF CONTENTS »

 

FEATURES

Join the Cult

Meet 50 of the world’s most obsessed-over beers.
BONUS: A preview of upcoming cult beer releases.

BONUS: Catch up with some of the country's craftiest brewers.

 

The Cat’s Meow READ »

Hard to define but easy to love, Old Tom gin has clawed its way back to the cocktail cabinet.
BONUS: Test your gin IQ.

RECIPE: Ford Cocktail

RECIPE: Lowcountry Cocktail

RECIPE: Pressgang Swizzle

RECIPE: Spiced Pear Punch

RECIPE: Tom Terrific

 

American Beauty

Domestic winemakers are doing vermouth their own way.

RECIPE: Cucumber Vermouth

RECIPE: La Prima

 

Green Day

Japan’s top tea is a taste to behold.

RECIPE: Matcha Cookies

RECIPE: Green Tea “Mojito”

 

Foam on the Range READ »

In Denver and beyond, Colorado’s beer pioneers are still blazing trails.

BONUS: Exploring Colorado’s best far-flung breweries.

spacer

im38_cover_233x301

Click Here to Order This Issue

No. 38: July/August 2012

TABLE OF CONTENTS »

 

FEATURES

On the Rocks

Eight seriously frosty cocktails for summertime sipping.
BONUS: The importance of ice in cocktails.
BONUS: Our favorite ice cube trays.

RECIPE: Ancestral Spirits
RECIPE: Vermouth Spritzer
RECIPE: East Aspen Heights
RECIPE: Southside Fizz
RECIPE: Kiwicha
RECIPE: Strawberry Shrub Collins
RECIPE: Strawberry Shrub Swizzle

 

In From the Cold READ »

Once an afterthought, cold-fermented lagers are making a comeback.
BONUS: Which lagers you should be drinking this summer.

 

Frugally French

Think French wines are beyond your dime? They might just be summer’s best vino deal.

BONUS: How to put together a perfect picnic for under $25 (including French wines).

 

Snow Days

Fresh, syrup-spiked slushies are still the world’s coolest way to beat the heat.

RECIPE: Put the Lime in the Coconut

RECIPE: Snowgroni

RECIPE: Screaming Greenie

RECIPE: Frozen Ginger Julep

RECIPE: Strawberry Ginger Granizado

 

One-Two Punch

With its renowned beer scene and a booming cocktail culture, San Diego offers a double dose of drinking satisfaction. READ »

BONUS: Where to get the best coffee in San Diego.

RECIPE: Jalisco Maid

RECIPE: Hautulco Wit

spacer
im37_cover_233x301_new

Click Here to Order This Issue

No. 37: May/June 2012

TABLE OF CONTENTS »


FEATURES

The 50 Most Notable Drinks of the Moment 

From canned beer to coffee liqueurs, we’re celebrating our favorite flavors of the season.
BONUS: Read about the origins of the Gin Rickey.
BONUS: Find out how to make your own drinking vinegars at home.
BONUS: Read a Q&A with brewer turned cidermaker, Greg Hall.
RECIPE: Gin Rickey
RECIPE: Thin Mint and Bailey’s Chocolate Float
RECIPE: Vanilla Bourbon Milkshake
RECIPE: Philly Smash
RECIPE: WC and Soda
RECIPE: Crema di Amaretto
RECIPE: Sudachi Sour
RECIPE: Moroccan Night

 

City on the Edge READ »

A new breed of Hong Kong teahouses, cocktail bars and pubs is ushering in the beginning of a vibrant drinking scene.

 

Old World

From ancient roots, Greece is producing the next big tastes in wine.
BONUS: Check out a list of some of our favorite Greek wines.

 

Where There’s Beer, There’s a Whey READ »
Moving beyond basic beer and cheese pairings, dairies and breweries are collaborating to create delicious mash-ups.

BONUS: Check out our recommendations for beer-washed cheeses worth trying.

 

Do Try This at Home

10 simple ways to make a better cup of coffee.
BONUS: Get extra tips on essential but budget-friendly coffee tools.

spacer

im36_cover_233x301

Click Here to Order This Issue

No. 36: March/April 2012

TABLE OF CONTENTS »


FEATURES

101 Reasons to Love Drinking in New York

Celebrating the best of the city’s bibulous bliss.
BONUS: Catch up with some of New York’s best bartenders.
BONUS: Get a peek at NYC’s burgeoning homebrewing scene.
RECIPE: Across 110th Street
RECIPE: Añejo Smash
RECIPE: Don Gorgon
RECIPE: Gold Coast Punch
RECIPE: Golden Dog
RECIPE: Oaxacan Dream
RECIPE: Pay Per View
RECIPE: Poet’s Dream
RECIPE: Ragtime
RECIPE: The Hanson Dry
RECIPE: Tia Mia

 

Still Life READ »

New York’s distillery boom revives a spirited tradition.

 

Waiting Game

East of New York City, it’s finally boom time for Long Island beer.
BONUS: Check out our guide to Long Island brewers.

 

Orange Crush READ »
Empire State winemakers go for the gold.

 

The City That Never Sleeps

Now more than ever, New York is a coffee town.
BONUS: Find out where to go for the best cups of coffee in NYC.
spacer

cover_im35_233x301_

Click Here to Order This Issue

No. 35: January/February 2012

TABLE OF CONTENTS »


FEATURES

Where Everybody Knows Your Name

There’s no place like these seven inspiring home bars.
BONUS: Check out a few more amazing home bars.

 

Kansas City Here We Come READ »

An ever-evolving drinks culture awaits in the Paris of the Plains.
RECIPE: Klarer Glüwein

 

The Birds and the Bees

In biodynamics, the moon, the stars and a flock of sheep have everything to do with your glass of wine
BONUS: Get tips for picking a great biodynamic wine.

 

As American as IPA READ »
With brews as bold as their business plans, U.S. brewers are inspiring a new breed of international beer makers.

 

Heart of Darkness

Bean-to-bar chocolate makers are putting the craft back in cocoa.
BONUS: Learn about the journey of cacao from bean to bar.
BONUS: See the delicious results of collaborations between boutique chocolate makers and coffee roasters.
More Back Issues »