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The Brewers Flight
The Brewers Flight
Like many taprooms in the breweries of our rolling green hills, we wanted to offer up multiple takes on our often specially washed cheese. It's like a beer flight, just with gooey soft cheese. We've partnered with some world renowned breweries and washed our little Willoughby in hopes to bring you the Brewers Flight Gift Box.
Vermont takes pride in many home grown things, but as of late we have been known for two tasty things that many people can't get enough of. Cheese and beer. Like many taprooms in the breweries of our rolling green hills, we wanted to offer up multiple takes on our often specially washed cheese. It's like a beer flight, just with gooey soft cheese. We've partnered with some world renowned breweries and washed our little Willoughby in hopes to bring you the Brewers Flight Gift Box.
Willoughby: An original creation of Marisa Mauro’s Ploughgate Creamery, Marisa was a Cellars collaborator that ceased production of the cheese after a creamery fire in 2011. With Marisa’s blessing we resurrected this pudgy little washed-rind and have continued to develop the recipe at Jasper Hill Creamery. This succulent and buttery washed-rind cheese has aromas of peat, roasted beef and onions - a strong and complex front for the subtle milky, herbal, ripe-peach flavors within. Willoughby has a thin, tender, rosy-orange rind which adds earthy dimension to the texture and flavors of the gooey interior.
Mystery Willoughby: We've sold out of our Willoughby washed in Wild Child from Alchemist, so we will be including one mystery Special Washed Willoughby of our choice from our beer washed collection.
Petit Mutant Willoughy: Petit Mutant is a Brett Ale fermented on a wild yeast strain called Brettanomyces Bruxellensis. It is than re-fermented with over 3,000 pounds of Montmorency cherries, which were grown at a local farm in the state of Vermont. Due to the massive amount of cherries in the brewing process, each individual bottle is packed with the juice from a pound of this tasty fruit. This beer is also brewed with Vermont and Maine barley and uses hops grown right at the brewery in Waterbury, VT. With this particular batch, a small portion of bacteria soured, barrel-aged Petit was blended back into the final bottling blend. This technique adds a whole new level of complexity to the overall sour characteristics of the beer, while maintaining the fruit’s juiciness. We have washed Willoughby to high fanfare in this beer before, but this particular batch of Petit has new flavors which lend well to the Willoughby wash. Pair this cheese up with fruited sour beer, and you will be in heaven.
All three cheeses come packed in a craft paper gift box along with a pack of our Dry-cured Sliced Salami and a bag of Red Barn Brewer's Lavash. Also available in an emblazoned wooden box for an additional $9.00.