This Week's Tasting: October 23, 2018
Every week at Dairymaids we select six cheeses to include in our free cheese tasting.
Whenever we are open, we are tasting cheese. We stock over 150!
Wrångebäck is a raw cow's milk cheeses produced by Almnas Bruk, a 8800 acre farm founded by monks in 1225. The recipe was almost lost when production ceased in 1961, but in 2008, cheesemaker Hans Stiller, at the age of 82, brought it back. Wrangeback has notes of both Alpine-styles and cheddar. After 10 months of aging, Its dense texture is punctuated with tyrosine crystals.
Also on our tasting plate this week:
Green Hill, a Camembert-style brie from the Sweet Grass Dairy in Georgia.
Pepato, a raw, aged sheep's milk cheese flavored with peppercorns from the Bellwether Farms in California.
Testun di Capra, an aged goat's milk cheese from Piemonte, Italy.
Latte da Gouda, a goat's milk gouda-style from the Latte Da Dairy in Flower Mound, Texas.
Buttermilk Blue, a raw cow's milk blue cheese from Roth Kase in Wisconsin.
Our wine of the week is Coteau de la Biche, a Chenin Blanc from Vouvray, France. We taste wine from 10am to 2pm on Saturdays.
We are also sampling Oatcakes from Effie's Homemade in Massachusetts.