11 Whiskey Pairings For Everything From Bacon Cheeseburgers To Chocolate Cake, Because Sometimes Beer & Wine Aren't Enough

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How I Met Your Mother’s Robin Scherbatsky and Parks and Recreation's Ron Swanson's drink of choice is whiskey, and for good reason. The spirit can be deep, full-bodied, and flavorful like a Scotch, or refreshing and sippable like an Irish whiskey, served perfectly over ice or in cocktails. After drinking some fantastic spring and summer whiskey cocktails, I realized that there are plenty of whiskey pairing opportunities to make life even better. Beer and wine get all of the attention when it comes to pairings, but whiskey is just as easy to please — especially when it comes to cheese.

Check out 11 whiskey and food pairings, all of which pack a punch of flavor to compete with and complement the intensity of the spirit. From salty bacon to sweet chocolate, I’ve got you covered.

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