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BirbaBlu


$28.00 / Lb
birbablu cheese
BirbaBlu
  • Pasteurized
  • Animal Rennet
  • Age: 2 Months
  • Cow Milk
  • Italy
  • Approachable
    Adventurous
  • Soft
    Hard

This rustic Italian blue gives new meaning to beer cheese. Made by the Rosso family in the Biella region of Italy, BirbaBlu gets soaked in blonde ale and covered with malted wheat. This unique process gives the cheese its lightly fermented and fruity essence. Undertones of cooked caramel are also present in every bite. With its prevailing buttery and salty notes, it plays well with something sweet, like a smear of Trade Street Strawberry Fig Chipotle Jam.

“A dense blue bringing nutty undertones and a sweetness (this comes from soaking in ale), it creates the ultimate cheese for your Aperitivo hour. Slice and eat alongside a Negroni or Prosecco.”
Murray’s Sales – New York, NY
Pasteurized Cow's Milk, Rennet, Cheese Cultures, Penicillium Roqueforti, Margot Blonde Ale

Allergens: Milk

  • The cows’ milk the Rosso family uses to produce their cheese is collected each day from 30 Biellese farms.
  • The milk used is from a native cow breed called the Pezzata Rossa of Oropa.
  • During the ripening process, the cheeses are placed on a board of silver fir and brought to the cellars.
  • The Rosso family uses quality ingredients in their cheese production, including Enrico Terzo’s artisan beers.
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