Tag Archives: cider

Fromage of the Day, 04.14.22: Gubbeen

Buttery, gamey, and a little funky, this cow’s milk lovely is from County Cork Ireland.  It the Bono to the Edge of your favorite Chenin Blanc, a proper Hefeweizen, an Elmer T. Lee, or an Oliver’s Classic Perry.  If it … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 04.10.22: Pantaleo

Sweet, floral and direct, this firm goat’s milk cheese is from Sardinia.  It pairs well with your favorite Gavi di Gavi, a West Coast IPA, a Whistle Pig Rye or an Basque Cider.  If it was a track from Zooid, … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 04.06.22: Etorki

Smooth, slightly sweet and direct, this firm sheep cheese is made in the Basque regions of France.  It the Miles to the Trane of your favorite Sauvignon Blanc, a Kolsch, or in today’s edition of what grows together goes together, … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 04.05.22. Bleu Mont Two Year Old Bandaged Cheddar.

Sweet, sharp, and very nutty, this cheese is from Wisconsin.  It’s the Kareem to the Oscar of your favorite Cotes du Rhone, a Baltic Porter, or durn near any cider out there.  If it was a song by the Yeah … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 03.12.22: Entlebucher Schwingerkase

Nutty, grassy, and sweet, this cow’s milk “wrestler’s cheese” is from Switzerland.  It pairs nicely with your favorite Gewurztraminer, a Schlenkerla Helles, a Basque Cider, or a Whistlepig Rye.  If it was an Allison Miller composition, it would be “Big … Continue reading

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ICYMI, That NY Times Story

It came up a few times recently, so those of you just tuning into the narrative, here’s that NY Times story, a story about me rather than by me, but happily a story about writing that I’ve done, albeit on … Continue reading

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Recent Beer and Cheese Pairing Highlights September 13-18

Yes, I was away. I went to Chicago for a long Labor Day weekend to cover a jazz festival and drink lots of beer; I also introduced my family to two wonderful goat’s milk cheeses, Kunik and Pantaleo. Upon my … Continue reading

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