Monthly Archives: July 2011

Fromage of the Day, 07,31,11: Keen’s Cheddar

Fromage of the Day, 07,31,11: Keen’s Cheddar.  Earthy, creamy, and horseradish-ey, this classic of all classic cheddars is from Somerset England.  It pairs nicely with your favorite Nebbiolo, an Anchor Porter, or a cider on the sweet side.  If it … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 07.30.11: Monje

Fromage of the Day, 07.30.11:  Monje.  Overpowering, earthy, and peppery, this Spanish blue cheese is made from a blend of cow and sheep’s milk.  It pairs well the smoothest sweetest beverages you can handle.  If it was a Pat Metheny … Continue reading

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Next Week at The Joy of Cheese

August 2 at 7:30 at d.b.a Brooklyn: Summer Cheeses and Beers to Match Shortly before this event, I’m going to buy the eight best cheeses I can find; we’ll pair them with four superb beers (all four will be favorites … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 07.29.11: Pantaleo

Fromage of the Day, 07.29.11: Pantaleo.  Sweet, floral, and lean, this firm goat’s milk is from Sardinia.   It pairs well with your favorite bone dry white wine, a Gaffel Kolsch, or a Basque cider.  If it was a Dave … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 07.28.11: Kunik

Fromage of the Day, 07.28.11: Kunik.  Dense, luxurious, and herbal, this bloomy rind goat’s milk cheese is made in upstate New York.  It pairs well with anything sparkling.  If it was a Sam Cooke classic, it would be “Everybody Loves … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 07.27.11: Persille du Beaujolais Chevre

Fromage of the Day, 07.27.11: Persille du Beaujolais Chevre.  Tangy, lean and peppery, this goat’s milk blue is from France.  It pairs well with your favorite Vouvray, a true lambic, or a sweet cider.  If it was a Bob Dylan … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 07.26.11: Juniper Grove Buche

Fromage of the Day, 07.26.11: Juniper Grove Buche.  Soft, tangy and herbal, this goat’s milk cheese from Oregon has a stick of hay through its middle.  It pairs nicely with your favorite Torrontes,a  Mikkeller Calvados Barrel Aged Barley Wine Ale, … Continue reading

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