Monthly Archives: February 2012

Fromage of the Day, 02.20.12: Hooligan

Fromage of the Day, 02.20.12: Hooligan.  Onioney, aromatic, and aggressive, this washed rind cow’s milk cheese is the flagship soft cheese of Cato’s Corner Farm in Colchester Connecticut.  Others in this series include Despearado, Drunk Monk, and Drunken Hooligan.  It … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 02.19.12: Wilde Weide

Fromage of the Day, 02.19.12: Wilde Weide.  Tangy, sweet and crumbly, this superb Aged Gouda is made of cow’s milk in Holland.  It pairs well with your favorite India Pale Ale, a Sparina Gavi di Gavi, an Isastegi Cider, or … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 02.18.12: Spring Brook Tarentaise

Fromage of the Day, 02.18.12: Spring Brook Tarentaise.  Nutty, smooth and almost silken in mouthfeel, this cow’s milk cheese is made in Vermont.  It is one of two Vermonter takes on the classic French alpine cheese Tomme D’Abondance.  It pairs … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 02.17.12: Atlantic Mist

Fromage of the Day, 02.17.12:  Atlantic Mist.  Creamy, bright, and vegetal, this bloomy rind cheese is made on Long Island.  It’s another fine American interpretation of the brie/camembert tradition.  It pairs with a Vincent Sauvestre Chablis, a Gavorche Red, a … Continue reading

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More Beer and Cheese for Everyone!

Turnout at next week’s 92Y Cheese and Beer class is looking kinda light.  You know what that means, right?  More cheese and beer for those who show up!!  Ticket details here, http://www.92y.org/Uptown/Event/BetterThanWine-Beer-CheesePair-1.aspx

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Fromage of the Day, 02.16.12: Grand Old Man

Fromage of the Day, 02.16.12:  Grand Old Man.  Buttery, sweet then salty, this firm sheeps’s milk cheese is made in Italy.  Some wheels have a slightly buttered popcorn overtone.  It pairs well with your favorite Pinot Grigio, a Smuttynose IPA, … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 02.15.12: Garrotxa

Fromage of the Day, 02.15.12: Garrotxa.  Earthy, herbal and a little sweet, this firm goat’s milk cheese is from Spain.  It pairs well with your favorite Halb Trocken Riesling, a Ommegang Rare Vos, a Farnum Hill Dry Cider, or an … Continue reading

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