Colby Cheese Longhorn Half Loaf
A Wisconsin original cheese! The first Colby was made in 1874 in Colby, Wisconsin. The cheese was named after the village. Longhorn is a style of American Colby cheese defined by its round, long, orange cylindrical shape. Similar in flavor to Cheddar, Colby is softer and has a more open texture and high-moisture content. Colby is made the same way as Cheddar except the curds are kept separate with cold water, which prevents them from knitting together. This gives Colby a more elastic texture than Cheddar. The distinctly mild flavor makes it ideal for grilled Cheese sandwiches.
- Cabernet Sauvignon
- Brown Ale
- Farmhouse Ale
Other Cheese Pairings
Apples, pears, onions, tomatoes
Product Reviews (3)
By Donna Nieckula
O.K., I'm biased because Colby is one of my favorites, but this half loaf has enough moisture that gives it a smooth texture. The half loaf is ample, actually more than I needed (but it won't go to waste!). I served about 1/3 of the cheese "somewhat" diced with organic multi-grain crackers, some apple slices, black and green olives, and spicy guacamole... more than enough for a small group.
Good Colby Cheese
By Cheryl Shepherd
I don't know why Colby cheese is hard to find and good Colby cheese even harder but this is delicious - makes great toasted cheese sandwiches.
By Billy J. Frank
Colby as Colby should be.
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