Brooklyn Oktoberfest with Marcel Petite Comte. Nutty, smooth and gently fruity, this cow’s milk cheese is from the French side of the Jura Mountains. Its cool complexity will pair wonderfully with the sweet and savory flavors of the Oktoberfest.
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 at www.thejoyofcheese.com