Three distinctive events in three different locations.
September 20 at 7:30 at Culturefix, 9 Clinton St (near Houston): Cheese and Beer Rules!
Cheeses and beers often pair exceptionally well together, but what are some rules of thumb for matching them? What cheese balances the hoppiness of an IPA ,or what beer goes best with a earthiness and pepper of a classic blue? Please join us September 20th at 7:30 at Culturefix, 9 Clinton St., as we celebrate the marriage of grains and curds with six wonderful cheeses accompanied by six beers from the esteemed Sixpoint Craft Ales roster of fine brews. This New York City Craft Beer Week event starts at 7:30, and afterward attendees will receive open bar on Sixpoint beer for the rest of the evening. Tickets are $25; for tickets please visithttp://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/196694
September 21 at 7 at Premier Cru, 1163 Madison Avenue (86thSt.): The New, New World Classics
The exceptional quality of American cheeses like Humboldt Fog, Rogue River Blue, and Pleasant Ridge Reserve are old news by now. What are the next great American made cheeses? Please join us at 7 at Premier Cru, the exceptional wine shop on the Upper East Side; In the first of a three part monthly series, I’ll sample and discuss
six seven cheeses from America and perhaps a Canadian one as well. Premier Cru owner Michael Eigen will pair these each cheese with a wine from his shop’s stellar inventory. Tickets are $45 and available via Premier Cru, 212-534-6709.
September 22 at 7 at The 92nd St. Y (92 & Lex): Better Than Wine, a Cheese and Beer Pairing.
Cheeses are often a good match for Belgian beers, and at this event Maggie Fuller of 12% Imports, a company that specializes in small producer Belgian and Scandinavian beer will pair eight of her favorite beers with eight of my favorite cheeses. We’ll discuss the fromage and brews individually and why they work together. Tickets are $40 and available via the 92nd St. Y box office,http://www.92y.org/Uptown/Event/BetterThanWine-Beer-CheesePair-1.aspx
The current Joy of Cheese schedule is always up at thejoyofcheese.blogspot.com and my daily musings on cheese including Fromage of the Day is at thejoyofcheese.wordpress.com
Any questions, feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org