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HUMBOLDT FOG

$35.99

Humboldt Fog is an iconic American cheese. Named for the thick fog that rolls in along the northern California coast and into Humboldt County, California, this was the first cheese Cypress Grove founder Mary Keehn perfected after learning the true art of cheesemaking from the masters in France. One taste of the subtle tang of goat’s milk combined with the distinctive layer of vegetable ash and you will see why this cheese was the first American cheese exported to France (that is pretty amazing) and why it is still winning awards years after it’s inception.

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Cypress Grove Humboldt Fog is an iconic American cheese. Named for the thick fog that rolls in along the northern California coast and into Humboldt County, California, this was the first cheese Cypress Grove founder Mary Keehn perfected after learning the true art of cheesemaking from the masters in France. One taste of the subtle tang of goat’s milk combined with the distinctive layer of vegetable ash and you will see why this cheese was the first American cheese exported to France (that is pretty amazing) and why it is still winning awards years after it’s inception.

Top 100 Designs Worldwide, Metropolitan Home Magazine, 2003
Best Cheese & Dairy Product, 2002 IFFCS (New York)
Gold, 2014 World Cheese Awards
Gold, 2004 London International Cheese Competition
First Place, 1998, 2002, 2005, 2015 American Cheese Society Awards
Silver, 2015 California State Fair

Origin:  California, USA
Milk: Pasteurized goat       
Rennet Type:
  Vegetable  
Age:
  60 days
Look: Bloomy white mold-ripened rind, white paste with thin gray-colored ash layer in center
Feel: Semi-soft, creamy
Smell: Floral, goaty, pungent
Taste: Citrusy, herbaceous, tangy
Pairs well with: Sauvignon Blanc, Demi-Sec Sparkling Wine, Pinot Grigio, Vouvray, Rose, Sweet Sherry, Zinfandel, Pinot Noir, Wheat Beer, IPA, Porter, Pale Ale, Stout
Tastes good with:  Honey, prosciutto, tart apples, marcona almonds. Serve atop salad of baby greens and roasted beets

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