Caputo Brothers Creamery Perpetual Beer Cheese
“Dry hopped” milk is the secret to the light tropical and citrus notes that add a curiously contemporary twist to this beer cheese made with Tröegs Perpetual IPA. A light touch of bitterness comes through, balanced by the creaminess in the cheese, but the Citra hops shine through with bright fruit notes.
The Cellars at Jasper Hill Farm Hartwell
Washed with lees (yeast and fermentation sediment) from Vermont’s Shacksbury Cider, Hartwell has distinct umami-earthy notes that play against the fruity tang and a bit of barnyard-style funk. It will hold up to your mixed-fermentation farmhouse ale, and then some.
Baetje Farms Beer Washed Vallée
This 100-percent goats’ milk Reblochon-style cheese is washed in Boulevard’s Whiskey Barrel Stout, a luxurious choice that imparts an earthy sweetness to the expected creaminess. That touch of smoky char even evokes a bit of bacon. Pair with an imperial stout or barrel-aged barleywine for the height of decadence.