Brooklyn East India Pale Ale with Tomme Dolce. Smooth, delicately herbal and sweet, this firm goat’s milk cheese is made in northern California and rubbed in plum conserve. Its gentle fruitiness will offset the hop character of the EIPA.
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.