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Beemster Pumpkin Spice

Beemster gets a dash of autumn! Available only for a limited time, Beemster Pumpkin Spice, welcomes autumn with the aromas of the season. Not a sweet cheese, this Gouda is savory, rich and aromatic with nutmeg, cinnamon & clove blended right into the cheese! To get the full flavor and aromatics best to serve at […]

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Aged Piave

Piave is a magnificent cheese from Italy’s north-eastern Alps. It is a cousin to Parmigiano Reggiano, however, it is more versatile than Parmigiano. Like Parmigiano Reggiano it is prepared from cow’s milk and from two “milkings”. The cows are first milked in the evening and the milk rests overnight, the cream rises to the top […]

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Wyke Farms’ Smoked Farmhouse Cheddar

Wyke Farms’ award-winning Extra Mature Cheddar is matured for around 12 months and then oak-smoked in a traditional smokehouse for 16 hours to attain a full, rounded flavor. The oak wood chips are soaked with Thatchers Heritage Cider to produce a deep rich cheddar with an applewood-smoked flavor and hints of sweet cider. “Our smoked […]

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Bristol Farms Red Wax Gouda

Gouda; pronounced “How-da” by the Dutch locals, is an orange cheese made from cow’s milk. The cheese is named after the city of Gouda in the Netherlands. It is one of the most popular cheeses in the world, accounting for 50 to 60 percent of the world’s cheese consumption. Gouda is dried for a few days before being coated with […]

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A New Fall Favorite – Good Thunder Cheese

Good Thunder, once described as “Bent River’s stinky little brother”, is brought to us by Alemar Cheese Company out of Mankato, Minnesota. There’s no great mystery to the name – it was chosen after a small town about 10 miles outside Mankato. Founder, Keith Adams, just liked the name. Good Thunder is a washed-rind cheese […]

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Cheese of the Month – Omorro Azores

We’re excited to introduce you to our latest delicious cheese find from the Faial Island in Portugal. Omorro Azores, also known as Omorro Amanteigado, is torta-style cheese (served as a centerpiece for sharing) made from cow’s milk, which differentiates it from the sheep and goat’s milk varieties found on the mainland. Like many Portuguese cheeses, it […]

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Beemster Hatch Pepper Cheese

Calling all Hatch Chile-Heads! It’s time to add another check mark to your Hatch cheese discovery list. We first introduced you to our Hatch Pepper Cheddar, and now we’re proud to offer its spicy, sweet sister from the Netherlands, Beemster Hatch Pepper Cheese. Beemster Hatch Pepper Cheese is a spicy yet deliciously creamy Gouda cheese […]

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Cheese of the Month – Hatch Cheddar Cheese!

Hatch Chile season is here! Each year, we celebrate this delicious pepper through live roasts, delicious recipes, and pure excitement from our team members and customers alike. To add to the celebration, our Cheese Shoppes are proud to offer our own Bristol Farms Hatch Cheddar Cheese. Our Hatch cheddar is an aged creamy white cheddar […]

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Cheese of the Month – Beecher’s 4-Year Aged Flagship Cheese

The first wheel of Flagship, Beecher’s signature cheese and our cheese of the month for July, was handcrafted just as Beecher’s Handmade Cheese opened its doors in Seattle’s historic Pike Place Market in November of 2003. Now, Flagship proves it’s age-worthy in this four-year version. Richer and nuttier than its younger counterpart, with a tangy […]

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5 Spoke Creamery Cheese

Great cheese starts with great milk. At 5 Spoke Creamery, all of their cheeses are handmade in the farmstead tradition (produced on site with a closed herd) from the raw milk of grass-fed cows. The milk comes from Holstein cows that are free of pesticides and hormones. They milk the cows at 4:00 am and […]

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