Aged Goat Gouda
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- Vegetarian Rennet
- Age: 2-5 Years
- Goat Milk
This Aged Goat Gouda sets itself apart not just because it isn’t made from cow’s milk. Its long aging period—more than two years—allows it to develop a deeply flavorful paste. Toffee-colored and polka-dotted with white crystalline minerals, it bursts with notes of caramel and burnt sugar. Savor the crunch in each bite. Go ahead and pour yourself a Scotch Ale to toast to this noteworthy cheese.
- The white patches that appear on cheeses like this Gouda are called tyrosine crystals. They form naturally as a result of the maturation process.
- The color of the paste is a great indicator of a goat Gouda’s age. Younger goat Goudas, aged for a few months, have a snow-white paste, whereas the older versions develop a more golden hue.
- Gouda has been around for centuries and is one of the oldest European cheeses. Variations made with other milk types (such as this goat’s milk Gouda) were developed later.
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