Posted on August 31, 2017 by in Cheese, News

September Cheese of the Month - Marieke Belegen Gouda (aged 4-6 months)
September Cheese of the Month – Marieke Belegen Gouda (aged 4-6 months)

  • • Made in Thorp, Wisconsin using farmstead fresh raw cow’s milk
  • • Farmstead Wisconsin Gouda cured on imported Dutch pine planks
  • • The aging cellars used for this cheese are temperature and humidity controlled.
  • • The list of awards achieved by Marieke and her team speak volumes about the quality of this particular Wisconsin farmstead cheese

Tasting Notes
Smooth and mellow with hints of toasted nuts.

Awards

  • • 2017 – US Cheeses Championship – Overall 2nd Runner-Up
  • • 2013 – US Cheese Championship.
  • • 2011 – US Cheese Championship.
  • • 2011 – American Cheese Society Contest.
  • • 2011 – Wisconsin State Fair. Marieke was named the 2011 Grand Master Cheesemaker.
  • • 2008 – American Cheese Society Contest held in Chicago IL.

Pairings & Culinary Suggestions

  • • Crusty bread
  • • Cornichons
  • • Volpi prosciutto
  • • Crisp apples and juicy pairs
  • • Make a gourmet grilled cheese on rye bread with Marieke Belegen Gouda and your favorite mustard!
  • • Pinot Grigio
  • • Bock beer

$14.99 per lb

Save $5 per lb throughout the whole month of September!