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Shropshire Blue Cheese

Shropshire Blue has a slightly misleading name as it has nothing to do with the county of Shropshire. In fact, it originated in Scotland in the 1920s before its production was transferred to Leicestershire. Shropshire Blue came about from a man named Dennis Biggins, who actually made his living grading another famously orange cheese, Cheshire. Made in a similar way to Stilton, it is a soft cheese with a sharp, strong flavor that takes between six to eight weeks to mature. Orange in color with blue veining, it enjoys a slightly tangy aroma.

Origin:  England
Milk: Pasteurized Cow   Rennet Type: Vegetarian     Age: 18 months
Look: bright orange hue with deep blue veins, natural rind
Feel: Firm, crumbly
Smell: Salty, sharp
Taste: Bold, sharp, tangy
Pairs well with: Pinot Noir, Porters and Stouts
Tastes good with: Crusty bread, fresh fruits

$31.99

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