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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Fromage of the Day, 07.25.11: Ziegenbergkase

Fromage of the Day, 07.25.11: Ziegenbergkase.  Buttery, nutty and herbal, this alpine-ish goat’s milk cheese is made in Germany.  It pairs nicely with your favorite dry Riesling, a Brooklyn Sorachi Ace, or a dry Basque cider.  If it was a … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 07.24.11: Tomme Brebis Chevre

Fromage of the Day, 07.24.11: Tomme Brebis Chevre.  Smooth, distinctive, and sweet, this firm cheese is made of the milk of both sheep and goats in the French Pyrenees and aged in Petaluma California.  It pairs well with your favorite … Continue reading

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August at The Joy of Cheese

Tribute and Choice: The Joy of Cheese August Events In two August events, the Joy of Cheese will range the spectrum of emotions. One event is a tribute to a recently deceased colleague; the other will be programmed by requests … Continue reading

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