The Brooklyn Gold Standard with Battenkill Brebis. Sweet, balanced and gently herbal, this sheep’s milk cheese is from upstate New York. It’s subtle sweetness will pair nicely with the Gold Standard’s floral aromas and artful bitterness.
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 TheJoyOfCheese.com.