Match #2: A Crisp, Clean Hard Apple Cider
Sweet apple flavors and palate-cleansing bitterness complement the curry's assertive seasonings.
ZEROING IN: Hard cider combines low alcohol with the off-dry crispness of white wine to create an unexpected complement to Indian flavors like curry, turmeric, and ginger. A subtle sizzle of carbonation cuts through the recipe's overall richness.
Angry Orchard Crisp Apple (pictured) Ohio ($8/six-pack)
Woodchuck Hard Cider, Vermont ($8/six-pack)