Category Archives: beer

Cheese and Beer Pairings May 13 and 15

May 13 Haystack Mountain Snowdrop with Westbrook White Thai (Belgian Wheat brewed with ginger and lemongrass) Cabot Clothbound Cheddar with Gaverhopke Bitter Sweet Symphony (Belgian Pale Ale) May 15 Friday’s cheese and beer pairing was Beaufort (big smooth, very nutty … Continue reading

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Cheese and Beer Pairings May 11

37 years ago and a couple of months before I packed my bags and moved to New York City, my Godmother took me to lunch to have what she called a “savvy session.” Over lunch we talked and told stories. … Continue reading

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Only The Strong Survive

Thursday November 6, Maggie Fuller and I will be teaching a beer and cheese class called Only The Strong Survive: High ABV Beer and Potent Cheeses to Match at the 92nd St. Y.  Tickets are available via this link, http://www.92y.org/Event/Beers-with-High-ABV-and-CheeseContinue reading

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I may go buy a piece of Roquefort today before it’s gone

Makes no sense. None. http://www.medicaldaily.com/fda-bans-roquefort-other-french-cheeses-due-bacteria-levels-though-theyre-virtually-301638#.VA2vVxNEGdg.facebook

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Possibly the Coolest Cheese Tasting Ever

And I’ve held a lot of them. Here are the details. September 18 and December 4:  The Cheese Pairing Showdown:  Beer vs. Wine Martin Johnson with Maggie Fuller (beer expert) and Michael Whidden (wine authority) Which beverage pairs better with … Continue reading

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Upcoming! The Fall Cheese and Beer/Wine/Whiskey Classes at the 92nd St. Y

September 18:  The Cheese Pairing Showdown:  Beer vs. Wine Martin Johnson with Maggie Fuller (beer expert) and Michael Whidden (wine authority) Which beverage pairs better with cheese, beer or wine?  Join us as we explore the issue by pairing five … Continue reading

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At Wall Street Journal on new Barrel Aged Beers

This was fun to report, fun to write and fun to edit. Barrel-Aged Beer Is Making a Comeback A growing cadre of brew masters is aging beer in casks that once held bourbon, brandy or wine. Email Print 0 Comments … Continue reading

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