This "lumberjack cheese" is made by Ernst Diriwächter, a 2nd-generation cheesemaker. A complex, runny washed-rind, it smells quite woodsy and pungent. Serious caseophiles love this one - it's up there with Vacherin Mont d'Or.
Don't be duped by the name; in German it means 'wine cheese,' but this unusual tomme is actually from northern Italy. Soaked in Lagrein wine and spices, it's creamy, lightly peppery, and a bit garlicky; like super-fancy beef jerky. Read More
This cratered, dusty cannonball is like Edam, but much more French; the look and aroma of the rind comes from tiny cheese mites, munching away at the deeply caramel, electric-orange paste during at least 22 months of aging. Neat! Read More
Our Cavemaster has reported numerous instances of Cato Corner Hooligan roughhousing Raclette and getting fresh with Fontina, but it’s a risk we’re willing to accept from this pungent, beefy tomme... Read More
A cheese that takes it so far to the flavor max that it necessitates not one but two Xs. Loosely translated as “very sharp”, Scharfe Maxx is all about extremes: extreme funk, extreme flavor, and extreme creaminess. Read More