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Cheese Pairing | Week of May 20

Battenkill EIPA

Brooklyn East India Pale Ale with Battenkill Brebis. Smooth, gently sweet, and slightly wooly, this sheep’s milk cheese is made in Shushan NY. Its demure but distinct flavors will balance the complexity of the East India Pale Ale.

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