Author Archives: Brian Dochney

Cheese Pairing | Week of August 4th

Sorachi-Ace--Cremeux-di-Citeaux

Brooklyn Sorachi Ace with Crème de Citeaux. Rich, luscious and flat out divine, this French triple crème is from Rodolph Le Meunier, one of the leading French affineurs (a master of aging cheese). Its creamy textures will pair nicely with the bubbly fizz of the Sorachi big bottle.

Martin Johnson runs The Joy of Cheese, a series of informal cheese and beverage classes that take place at a variety of Manhattan and Brooklyn venues as well as at the 92nd St. Y.  He is also Cheese, Charcuterie, Beer and Wine Manager for Gastronomie 491, a new market/cafe on the Upper West Side.  He blogs at www.thejoyofcheese.com

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Cheese Pairing | Week of July 28th

Ridgy-didge-brillat-savarin

Brooklyn Ridgy-Didge with Brillat Savarin. Luxuriantly rich and buttery, this is one the cornerstone French triple creams. Its buttery deliciousness will pair nicely with complex fruitiness of the Ridgy-Didge.

Martin Johnson runs The Joy of Cheese, a series of informal cheese and beverage classes that take place at a variety of Manhattan and Brooklyn venues as well as at the 92nd St. Y.  He is also Cheese, Charcuterie, Beer and Wine Manager for Gastronomie 491, a new market/cafe on the Upper West Side.  He blogs at www.thejoyofcheese.com

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This Week in Beer: The News You Can Booze

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This Week in Beer will be an aggregator of stories we thought were important or fun in our world of potables. If you saw something we missed or hate something we listed, let us know in the comments. And stop trying to correct everyone all the time, it’s unnerving.

Paste has a discussion on why a 25 million dollar project needs a cool million from the consumers.

Slate has been doing an awesome job recapping our War Correspondents series.

Washington Post does a wonderful biopic on Brewer’s for Clean Water.

And while you’re kicking back reading over all this beer literature, may I suggest a fine bottle of Bart.

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Cheese Pairing | Week of July 21st

Hammarby-Syndrome-Adelegger

Brooklyn Hammarby Syndrome with Adelegger. Meaty, nutty, and complex, this cheese is part of the German new wave of alpine cheeses. It’s nuttiness will pair well with the fruitiness of the brew.

Martin Johnson runs The Joy of Cheese, a series of informal cheese and beverage classes that take place at a variety of Manhattan and Brooklyn venues as well as at the 92nd St. Y.  He is also Cheese, Charcuterie, Beer and Wine Manager for Gastronomie 491, a new market/cafe on the Upper West Side.  He blogs at www.thejoyofcheese.com

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Pic of the day: A Relaxing Day for Satchmo

Satchmo

Not a pic everyday, simply the pic we’re talking about today.

Wearing a permanent fur coat can be a real burden on these hot summer days. Luckily for our friend Satchmo in Brooklyn Heights, his family Charlotte, Adam, Lila and Sophie are well stocked on cold Brooklyn Lager. We received this picture of Satchmo beating the heat by curling up around the chilly bottle from family friend Benjamin Smith, who seems to have snapped the picture just as Satchmo was settling in. The rest of the family will have to find their own refreshment-it doesn’t look like Satchmo is willing to share.

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This Week in Beer: The News You Can Booze

This-Week-in-Beer-News

This Week in Beer will be an aggregator of stories we thought were important or fun in our world of potables. If you saw something we missed or hate something we listed, let us know in the comments. And stop trying to correct everyone all the time, it’s unnerving.

The Guardian explains how to choose a beer, a Brooklyn beer.

The list loving website, Thrillist lists Summer beers, includes Brooklyn Summer Ale.

Obama keeps visiting the wrong breweries. I’m over here in Brooklyn, guy!

And someone should try to buy me this cooler because it is the…best.

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This Week in Beer: The News You Can Booze

This-Week-in-Beer-News

This Week in Beer will be an aggregator of stories we thought were important or fun in our world of potables. If you saw something we missed or hate something we listed, let us know in the comments. And stop trying to correct everyone all the time, it’s unnerving.

On this day of American celebration let’s take a look back at what we’ve found independence from, our Father’s beers.

All About Beer looks at World War I’s effect on American beer.

And the best way to celebrate the 4th, turn on your illegal download of Jaws and grab your vintage Narragansett can.

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Pic of the day: All About Lesley

All-About-Lesley

Not a pic everyday, simply the pic we’re talking about today.

Brooklyn Brewery National/Sales Chain Manager and mountain man John Boegel sent us today’s picture of his cousin-in-law LTC Lesley Watts.  LTC Watts is currently serving in her third overseas deployment as the Commander, Clinical Operations with the 3rd Medical Deployment Support Command with headquarters in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

Her responsibility as Commander, Clinical Operations is to provide general surgical, medical, dental, ambulance, behavioral health, preventive maintenance, and veterinary support to Army units serving in 13 countries in Southwest Asia and to civilian populations. In the course of her deployment she will travel to all of her Units in each of these countries to provide care and present educational seminars to civilian professionals and foreign military personnel. Her travels thus far include Afghanistan, Qatar, Kuwait and Jordan.

LTC Watts proudly carries her Brooklyn Brewery Pennant Ale t-shirt wherever she travels. Most of Southwest Asia is “dry” and alcohol is forbidden, which is a particular challenge to such an ardent fan of Brooklyn Brewery. The t-shirt keeps her close to family and reminds her that, soon, she will be in Brooklyn.

This Week in Beer: The News You Can Booze

This-Week-in-Beer-News

This Week in Beer will be an aggregator of stories we thought were important or fun in our world of potables. If you saw something we missed or hate something we listed, let us know in the comments. And stop trying to correct everyone all the time, it’s unnerving.

Presenting this week’s News You Can Booze featuring the 2014 National Homebrew Competition.

Also featuring Huffington Post’s new beer obsessed coverage, here, here and here.

A sweet goodbye to a good friend, Chelsea Brewery,

And our very special guest, the beer survey no one wants to find themselves on.

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