Brooklyn Pilsner with Bra Duro. Earthy, grassy and complex, this cheese is from Northern Italy; it’s grassy notes will pair nicely muted fruit notes of the Pilsner.
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