Thursday, November 7, 2019

Beehive Cheese Company Barely Buzzed Cheese

Beehive has only been around since 2005 and is one of only a few artisan cheese makers in Utah.

In stock at Forsyth and Ballwin now!

Beehive Cheese Company Barely Buzzed Cheese
Espresso/Lavender rubbed Cheddar

"This is a full bodied cheese with a nutty flavor and smooth texture. The cheese is hand rubbed with a Turkish grind of Colorado Legacy Coffee Company's (The Cheesemakers brother) "Beehive Blend". The blend consists of a mix of South American, Central American, and Indonesian beans roasted to different styles. French Superior Lavendar buds are ground with the coffee and the mixture is diluted with oil to suspend the dry ingredients in the rub. The rub imparts notes of butterscotch and caramel which are prevalent near the rind, but find their way to the center of the cheese. The cheese is aged on Utah Blue Spruce aging racks in our humidity controlled caves, and moved to different temperature during the aging process to develop texture and flavor. The name "Barely Buzzed" comes from Andrea at Deluxe Foods in California. She was the winner of the name this cheese contest." -- Beehive

First place 5 times!

Awards - 1st Place, Flavored Cheddar American Cheese Society Annual Competition 2007, 2008,2009, 2011, 2015

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