Beer and Cheese!

This Week at Saxelby Cheesemongers: Hooligans & Sixpoint Craft Ales Take the Stage at 61 Local, NY Milk on Cutting the Curd, Plus Valentine’s Day Gifts!

beer pairing
Saxelby & Sixpoint Craft Ales Beer Washed Cheese Tasting 
Wednesday, Feb. 8th 7 – 9 pm 
61 Local Public House 
For tickets ($35) and more information, click here
When beer and cheese meet, good things happen… at least that was our thought when we teamed up with Sixpoint Craft Ales to bring one of our dorky-but-delicious cheese experiments to life!
Join us at 61 Local on Wednesday, February 8th for a fermentation celebration! We’ll be tasting four beer washed cheeses aged at Saxelby Cheesemongers paired with four rare Sixpoint beers they’ve been washed with. 
For the past two months at our Red Hook cheese cave, we have been washing four different batches of Hooligan (a delicious raw cows’ milk stinker from Cato Corner Farm in CT) with four different types of beer from our neighbors over at Sixpoint Craft Ales to see how the beer wash influences the flavor of the finished cheese.
The beers in question are Signal, a limited edition smoked IPA, Gorilla Warfare, a coffee porter made with Ethiopia Yirgacheffe roasted by Gorilla Coffee in Park Slope, Gemini, a lighter and zestier IPA, and Dinkle, Sixpoint’s one-year-old spelt wine. The cheese & beer pairing will be rounded out by a spread of snackables from 61’s lineup of local goodies.
Come on out and eat, drink, and be merry!

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Cutting the Curd has a new time slot! Tune in every Monday from 5:30 to 6:00 pm on, or download the show as a podcast and listen anytime!
Today we’ll be talking with Dean Sparks, the dairy evangelist behind NY Milk to talk about the latest and the greatest in their crusade to save local dairy farms. 
Got questions for Cutting the Curd? Ideas for future shows? Tell us what you want to hear! Email us at!

matches made in heaven gift box
Matches Made in Heaven
$69 plus shipping
To order, visit
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and the smell of cheese is in the air! 
Butter up your sweetheart with a ‘Matches Made in Heaven’ gift box from Saxelby Cheesemongers. Each gift includes three fabulous farmstead cheeses and truffles from Nunu Chocolates!
Visit for our full selection of cheesy packages, gift certificates, and more! We ship all across the country, so what are you waiting for?

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