Brooklyn Local 2 with Gubbeen. Buttery, grassy and just a touch funky, this cheese is made in County Cork Ireland. Its flamboyant overtones will pair nicely with the muted sweetness of the Local 2.
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 TheJoyOfCheese.com.