A triple cream brie style blue cheese made in Germany. This cheese can be described as a cross between Camembert and Gorgonzola. It is a soft-ripened cheese, the insides reveal pockets of blue veining and a unique exterior of grey mold. It has a nutty flavor with undertones of sweetness.
Food Pairing: crusty bread, fruit especially pears, honey
Wine/Beer Pairing: Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Burgundy, Bordeaux, wheat beers
Delft Blue (seasonal)
This cow’s milk blue, gouda style cheese is produced in the Netherlands. It is a mild blue with a buttery flavor and slight sweetness. It make a great dessert cheese and melts excellent.
A cow milk blue and double Gloucester cheese produced in England. Two of England’s flagship cheeses layered for a perfect flavor combination. Double Gloucester is a mild, creamy cheese; whereas Stilton is a strong crumbly blue cheese.
Food Pairing: melt on hamburgers or toast
Wine/Beer Pairing: Ales, Pinot Noir, Rioja
A classic smoked blue cheese made from cow’s milk in Wisconsin. This cheese is creamy with a hint of smoke flavor from being roasted over fruit wood which give it a finish of roasted nuts and coffee favor.
Food Pairing: mushrooms, asparagus, red pepper, maple syrup, bacon, salami, honey and dark chocolate
Wine/Beer Pairing: Merlot, Zinfandel, porter, stout
A cow’s milk blue cheese produced in Germany. This is an extremely creamy cheese that melts in your mouth with sweet and nutty flavor.
Food Pairing: spread over crackers/bread, mushrooms, over steak/burgers, dried fruits and nuts, figs, pomegranate, honey
Wine/Beer Pairing: Riesling, malty/nutty beers, dopplebock beers
A blue style cheese produced in England. Blue Stilton is aged for a minimum of nine weeks which creates a semi-soft creamy cheese that gets crumblier as it ages. This cheese has a light, fresh flavor with a crumbly texture
Food Pairing: figs and honey, cheesecake, salads, pears, preserves, burgers
Wine/Beer Pairing: Pinot Grigio, Port, Shiraz, Moscato, Gewürztraminer, stout
A blue cheese made with cow and sheep milk produced in Spain. Covadonga is a white crumbly, but very creamy with distinctive blue veins generously spread through the cheese. This cheese ages for 3 to 4 months until it obtains a generous and pronounced flavor.
Food Pairing: burgers, mushrooms, salad, chicken
Wine/Beer Pairing: Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Zinfandel, Pinot Noir, stout, porter, IPA
A cow’s milk blue cheese made in California. This cheese has a mellow flavor with an earthy, sweet, salted-caramel finish.
Food Pairing: mushrooms, risottos, pastas, roasted hazelnuts, honey, figs, berries, pears, peaches
Wine/Beer Pairing: Pinot Noir, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Ports, stout
Shaft’s Goldmine (seasonal)
A pasteurized cow’s milk blue cheese made in Wisconsin. A savory, full flavored bleu cheese, aged for a minimum of one year. Shaft's unique aging process produces a rich, creamy flavor. This product has a big, bold flavor.
Food Pairing: steaks, mushrooms, honey, apples, grapes, pears, walnuts
Wine/Beer Pairing: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, dark beer
A blue raw sheep milk cheese produced in France. This cheese is rich, creamy and has a sharp, tangy, salty flavor.
Food Pairing: melted over steak/burgers, with rye bread, honey, walnuts, grapes, in salads
Wine Pairing: Bordeaux, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Rosé, dark beer