Fromage of the Day, 10.03.10: Keen’s Cheddar

Fromage of the Day, 10.03.10: Keen’s Cheddar.  Rich, complex, and sharp, this cornerstone cow’s milk cheese is from Somerset, England.  There are a select handful of cheddars that this compares with, most notably, Montgomery’s, Avonlea, and Cabot Clothbound, but overall, if you haven’t tried Keen’s, then you really haven’t had great cheddar.  It pairs nicely with your favorite Barolo, a Stone Smoked Porter, or the cider of your choosing.  If it was a Miles Davis classic album, it would be Bitches Brew, brawny yet smooth.  The Joy of Cheese October Events begin October 5 with a Cheese Plate Happy Hour at In Vino; here are all of the details.


About jmartin437

I've worked in and around the world of high end cheese for 27 years. I've been everything from a department manager who hired and fired and trained staffs to a weekend warrior who shows up ties on an apron the middle of a rush and talks to customers and cleans up the place. I enjoy it all, and I especially like my current situation conducting informal seminars about cheese at area bars and in class at the 92nd St. Y. The current schedule is always up at In addition I conduct private events that are perfect to lead off birthday parties for foodies and sommeliers and also they make great entertainment for corporate team building events and associates meetings at law firms. In addition, I've been a freelance journalist for 27 years. Currently my profiles of leading musicians and filmmakers appear in the Wall Street Journal and I also wrote about sports for the Root, and for five loooong years, which included the entirety of the Isiah Thomas Knicks era, I wrote about the NBA for the New York Sun. I enjoyed writing about basketball so much that I now do it here at rotations for free.
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