Monthly Archives: August 2011

Fromage of the Day, 08.26.11: Grand Old Man

Fromage of the Day, 08.26.11: Grand Old Man.  Buttery, sweet and slightly peppery in the finish, this sheep’s milk cheese is from Italy.  It pairs well with your favorite Amarone, a Stone Smoked Porter, or a Pear Cider.  If it … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 08.25.11: Brillat Savarin

Fromage of the Day, 08.25.11: Brillat Savarin.  Dense, fluffy, and very very creamy, this cow’s milk triple cream is made in France.  It pairs nicely with your favorite chablis, anything sparkling, or a Flemish red ale.  If it was soul … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 08.24.11: Persille de Beaujolais Chevre

Fromage of the Day, 08.24.11: Persille de Beaujolais Chevre.  Punchy, tangy, and lean, this goat’s milk blue is from France.  It pairs well with your favorite Chenin Blanc, a Jolly Pumpkin Luciernaga Grand Reserve or the sweet cider of your … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 08.22.11: Ossau Iraty

Fromage of the Day, 08.22.11: Ossau Iraty.  Sweet, herbal and complex, this sheep’s milk cheese is made in the French Pyrenees.  It pairs well with your favorite Cotes du Rhone, a Pilsner Urquell, or a dry cider.  If it was … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 08.22.11: Despearado

Fromage of the Day, 08.22.11: Despearado.  Funky, aromatic and sweet, this cow’s milk cheese from Connecticut is washed in fermented pear mash and Pear William eau de vie.  It pairs nicely with your favorite Muscadet, an Allagash White, or sweet … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 08.21.11: Tomme De La Chataigneraie

Fromage of the Day, 08.21.11: Tomme De La Chataigneraie.   Smooth, nutty, and herbal, this goat’s milk cheese is from France.  It pairs well with your favorite dry-ish Rose, a Hopfenstark Saison, or a Doc’s Granny Smith cider.   If … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 08.20.11: Manchester

Fromage of the Day, 08.20.11: Manchester.  Dense, herbal and grassy, this washed rind goat’s milk cheese is made in Vermont.  It pairs well with your favorite California Chardonnay (presuming you have one), a Brooklyn Brewery Monster, or a Scrumpy Cider. … Continue reading

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