Rosters: 92Y 11.17.11 Cheese and Beer

The next class like this is 02.23.12 at the 92nd St. Y Uptown

Cheese & Beer Pairing

92nd St. Y, 11.17.11

Instructors:  Martin Johnson (The Joy of Cheese) and Maggie Fuller  (12% Imports)
Round 1
L’Amuse
:  
Perhaps the best aged gouda in the world.    (DD, FE, BCS)

Beer:  Dormaal Amber Ale (7.5%) Brouwerij Hoften DormaalBelgium

Round 2
L’Amuse Aged Goat 
Gouda:  L’Amuse goat’s variation. (BCS, DD)

Beer: Dormaal White Gold

Round 3
Avonlea
:  The leading Canadian clothbound cheddar. (DD)

Beer: Sint Canarus Tripel (7.5%), Huisbrouwerij Sint CanarusBelgium
Round 4
Sozzled 
Pearl:  A goopy blend of cow and goat’s milk wrapped in bourbon soaked grap leaves.  (SC, LW)

Beer Scheldebrouwerij Lamme Goedzak 

Round 5
Extra Aged Pleasant Ridge Reserve: 
 A malty, nutty alpine cheese from Dodgeville, WI.  (LW, BCS, E)

Beer: Stillwater Cellar Door

Round 6

Twig Farm Goat Tomme:  An earthy, firm, gently sweet goat’s milk cheese from West Cornwall VT.   (SC)

Beer:  Valeir Extra, a Belgian IPA, (6.5%), Brouwerij ContrerasBelgium

Round 7
Rush Creek Reserve:  Pleasant Ridge Reserve’s answer to Vacherin Mont D’Or..  (BCS, WFT, M, LW, SC)

Beer: Gaverhopke Singing Blond

Round 8
Point Reyes Blue:  
A smooth and slightly lemony blue from CA.    (DD, FE, BCS)

Beer:  Emilisse Rauchbier

 

 

 

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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 thejoyofcheese.blogspot.com. 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 www.theroot.com. 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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