Face2 Face Cow/Sheep Milk Clothbound Cheddar

$12.00  

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Clothbound Cheddar is a rare tradition for American cheesemakers. It’s a process that requires equal parts quality ingredients, patience & alchemy. Our head cheesemaker has perfected this process and in 2018, with our Clothbound Cheddar and then joined forces with our friends at Woodrow Farms in Langlois, OR  to create our fabulous Face2Face Clothbound Cheddar. Enjoy!

Available Online in approximately 1 lb or 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 & dipped in butter made from the same milk that goes into the cheese vats. After a minimum of 13 months in a carefully controlled cave environment, Face Rock’s Face2Face Clothbound Cheddar presents with a rich & exquisitely flakey texture that delivers a nutty, slightly tangy complex flavor.

Pairings

Our Clothbound Cheddar has all the sharpness of our Extra Aged Cheddar but the flavor complexity is amped up by the technique used for aging. Bandage wrapping allows the cheese to breathe more during the aging process which compounds the flavors 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.

Cured Olives & Meats, Marinated Artichokes, Sundried Tomatoes, Roasted Garlic, Fig Jam, Sweet-Tart Cherries & Honey