2014: Taking A New Look at Our Beer Section

Teddy in the Beer Section

In the Beer Section

I am excited about what 2014 will bring. As the new beer buyer at Formaggio Kitchen Cambridge, I will be delving further into an area of food and drink that has fascinated me for a long time. I look forward to continuing our strong focus on American craft beers – at the same time, I will be reintroducing select imports to our shelves. Continue Reading »

Beer and Cheese Pairings: St. Patrick’s Day 2012

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and what better way to celebrate than with an Irish cheese plate? We have put together a selection of some of our favorites and Eric, our beer buyer, has given us a list of fantastic beers to pair with them.

Port Brewing Company – The Lost Abbey: Inferno Ale

For this post, I wanted to focus on Inferno Ale, a Golden Strong ale. This beer is made with German Magnum and Saaz hops, Belgian yeast strains and uses a secret ingredient or two for drama. It pours a fiery orange in the glass and is just simply gorgeous to look at and to drink (in a dangerous kind of way).

Bamberg Beer: Mahr’s Bräu – Ungespundet – Lager Hefetrüb

Mahr’s Bräu is a German brewery in the suburbs of Bamberg, a UNESCO World Heritage City. Bamberg is almost directly east of Frankfurt and is one of the region’s historical beer-brewing centers. “Soft” a word to keep in mind when drinking any Mahr’s beer, but especially this lager, because it is so supple and pure, so balanced and almost creamy, so centered and honest.