Face 2 Face Cow/Sheep Milk Clothbound Cheddar
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Clothbound Cheddar is a rare tradition for American cheesemakers. It’s a process that requires equal parts quality ingredients, patience, and alchemy.
In 2018, our cheesemakers applied their expert process for Clothbound Cheddar to Face 2 Face, our mixed milk cheddar that brings together the best elements of cow and sheep milk.
In the beautifully balanced cheese, our creamy high butterfat cow base shares the spotlight with a slight salty piquancy of rich sheep milk. Aged for buttery perfection.
Available Online in approximately 1/2 lb wedges.
(Weights may vary since each wedge is cut by hand.)
How It's Made
Fresh cheese is molded, wrapped in cloth bandages, and swathed in butter. After a minimum of 13 months in a carefully controlled cave environment, Face Rock’s Face2Face Clothbound Cheddar presents with a rich and exquisitely flakey texture that delivers a nutty, slightly tangy complex flavor.
Our Clothbound Cheddar has all the depth of our distinctive cheddar with a more complex flavor due to the technique used for aging. Bandage wrapping allows the cheese to breathe more during the aging process which compounds the flavors, removes moisture, and presents a rich and exquisitely flakey texture.
Don't be afraid to experiment with flavors when pairing with this luxurious cheddar. It can certainly hold its own against other strong flavors and complements both sweet and savory foods.