Welcome to the Cheese and Cheers Blog. For the most part, the blog is centered on all things related to cheese and beer. It will include regular pairings and pairing panel posts (check every Monday to start) and will occasionally veer off into homebrewing, and reports from the Chicago beer community. Cheese and Cheers director David Phillips will author most of the posts, but watch for the occasional guest, too.

PAIRING NO. 2: HOOK'S AND HOPS

PAIRING NO. 2: HOOK’S AND HOPS

David | Blog | March, 23 2010 | No Comment

There’s been quite a buzz in cheese circles about a recent release from Hook’s Cheese Co., Mineral Point, Wis. It’s Hook’s 15-year Cheddar. That’s right, when this puppy first went from milk to curd, Bill Clinton was still working in the Oval Office. Cheesemakers Tony and Julie Hook make more than 30 types of cheese, including [...]

WELCOME TO CHEESE AND CHEERS!

WELCOME TO CHEESE AND CHEERS!

David | Blog | March, 22 2010 | 2 Comments

The idea here is to discuss the intersection of artisan cheese and craft beer. In the United States in particular, there is a growing awareness that great cheese and great beer can make beautiful music together. From my perspective, the parallels between the growth of craft beer and the emergence of American artisan cheese are [...]

THE AMERICAN BREWPUB

THE AMERICAN BREWPUB

David | Blog | March, 19 2010 | No Comment

WARNING: This post is about brewpubs and homebrewing, and has nothing to do with cheese! I brew with two guys from my wife’s over sized Chicago family. They drew me back into homebrewing a year ago after I had lapsed into a pathetic once- or twice-a-year frequency.  Last week we took a day off and drove [...]

© Copyright Reserved Cheese And Cheers 2010. | Site Admin | Log out
Design by: Yoshz