Brooklyn Summer Ale with Harbison. Super creamy, vegetal, and woodsy, this cow’s milk cheese is wrapped in spruce bark and made at Jasper Hill Farms in Vermont. Its complex mix of distinct flavors will be balanced by the effervescence of the Summer 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 TheJoyOfCheese.com.