Fromage of the Day, 10.15.11: Marieke Aged Gouda

Fromage of the Day, 10.15.11: Marieke Aged Gouda.  Tangy, salty and sweet, this cow’s milk cheese is from Wisconsin.  It compares favorably to most widely distributed aged goudas like Old Amsterdam, Beemster, and Mona Lisa and it can hold it’s own against smaller producer cheeses like Saenkanter and L’Amuse.  It pairs nicely with your favorite IPA (and there aren’t many cheeses that can stand up to hops as well as aged goudas), a L’Audigier Recolte (2001), or a Farnum Hill Extra Dry cider.  If it was a classic Stones record, it would be Exile…, sprawling and appealing.   These are The Joy of Cheese October Events; a featured event is a cheese and wine pairing session at Premier Cru, October 19.


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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