Monthly Archives: May 2010

Fromage of the day, 05.31.10: Roquefort Mons

Fromage of the Day, 05.31.10: Roquefort Mons. Complex, earthy, tangy, wondrous in very many ways, and godawful expensive, this extraordinary cheese is probably in its final American appearance.  It pairs well with dessert wines, barleywine ales and dark beers.  If … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 05.30.10: Lazy Lady La Petite Tomme

Fromage of the Day, 05.30.10: Lazy Lady La Petite Tomme.  Oozy, lush and tangy, this soft riped goat is from Vermont.  It pairs well with a good Riesling, slightly sweet roses, crisp ales and whatever cider floats your boat.  If … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 05.29.10: Bandaged Billy

Fromage of the Day, 05.29.10: Bandaged Billy.  Gruff, earthy and sweet, this goat’s milk cheese is made at Carr Valley Farms in Wisconsin.  It pairs best with slightly sweet white wines and roses, most ciders, red ales, and wheat beers. … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 05.28.10: Robiola Castagna

Fromage of the Day, 05.28.10: Robiola Castagna.  Fruity, creamy, and tangy, this northern Italian mixed milk delight is wrapped in chestnut leaves.  It pairs well with most white wines, a few lighter reds, a Kolsch, or a farmhouse cider.  If … Continue reading

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At long last, the June Joy of Cheese events

In June we’re holding two tastings with the theme, Born in the U.S.A.  The first one is June 15 at 7 at d.b.a Brooklyn, 113 N. 7th and the theme for the event is Dial V for Vermont (yes, I’m … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 05.27.10: Sally Jackson Goat

Fromage of the Day, 05.27.10: Sally Jackson Goat.  Fruity, lean and herbal, this fig leaf wrapped goat’s milk cheese is from Washington State.  It pairs well with Vignoles, SBs, pale ales, kolsch.  If it was a Clare Denis film, it … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 05.26.10: Stracchino

Fromage of the Day, 05.26.10:  Stracchino.  Delectable, soft and sweet, this northern Italian cow’s milk cheese is practically a dessert but it has a very short shelf life.  It pairs well wiht drier white wines, a few fruit forward reds, … Continue reading

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