Brooklyn Mary’s Maple Porter with Pleasant Ridge Reserve. Smooth, nutty and concise, this award winning cow’s milk cheese is made in Dodgeville Wisconsin. It’s nutty flavor will pair nicely with the sweet overtones of the Porter.
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 TheJoyOfcheese.com.