Brooklyn Black Chcolate Stout with Blu del Moncenisio. Creamy, direct and peppery, this cow’s milk blue cheese is from Italy. Its peppery notes will blend well with the implicit sweetness of the Black Chocolate Stout.
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.