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Cheese Pairing | Week of Oct 1

Pennant Battenkill

Brooklyn Pennant Ale with Battenkill Brebis. Balanced, herbal and slightly sweet, this sheep’s milk cheese is from Shushan, New York.  Its sweetness is the perfect foil for the hop character of the Pennant 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