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Beer and Cheese Pairings May 27

My hopes to spend the Wednesday rush hour at the store sampling Evil Twin Ron the Beast Ryan, a saison brewed with wild yeast, came to a crashing halt that afternoon when I discovered that the stock clerk had decided … Continue reading

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Beer and Cheese Pairings May 25

I wasn’t sure what to expect from Memorial Day as I approached the store on Monday. I brought my computer in case, it turned out to be a routine Monday where I did purchasing and merchandising until 6 then sampled … Continue reading

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Beer and Cheese Pairings May 24

Beer and Cheese Pairings May 24 We did fewer pairings today than a usual Sunday. In part that reflects the slow pace of business on the middle day of a holiday weekend, and it reflects that some of my time … Continue reading

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Beer and Cheese May 22

Beer and Cheese Pairings May 22nd The powers that be left me three cheeses to sample on Friday which made me chuckle.  The Friday late afternoon/early evening of a three day weekend is going to be slow.  In fact as … Continue reading

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Beer and Cheese May 20

Beer and Cheese Pairing, May 20. The cheese manager requested that I sample her latest addition, a mixed milk Manchego.  It was made from the milk of sheep, goat and cow.  The flavor was smooth yet complex; there were the … Continue reading

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Beer and Cheese Pairings Monday May 17

Monday night’s beer and cheese pairings were dictated by the fromage. I had hoped to shine a spotlight on the Slyboro Hidden Star, a bright delicious if ever so slightly sweet cider from Vermont, but the cheese manager had left … Continue reading

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Beer and Cheese Pairings May 17

On Sundays we do lots of pairings. Sometimes I’m on the floor for six or seven hours hawking beer and cheese. Naked Flock Cider and Provolone Piccante (5 year old Auricchio) In the last couple of weeks, we’ve significantly bolstered … Continue reading

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