There was a door prize for members of Giramondo Wine Adventures at last evening's Beer 101 lecture, in Washington, D.C.
Cabot Creamery, a Vermont dairy farmer's cooperative, had donated a gift pack of its cheddar cheeses.
For several years now, Cabot has been an advocate of pairing beer with its cheeses. They have a printed guide to pairing beer with cheese; participants also received that. (To be fair, the dairy recommends wine pairings as well.) Here's an earlier version which Cabot published in 2006 in cooperation with Clipper City Brewing of Baltimore, Maryland. (Click on the graphic for the full pdf file.)
Some bits & pieces: