Colby Cheese Longhorn Half Loaf

Colby Cheese Longhorn Half Loaf

50 Customer Ratings
Item Number: #1226
Weight: 3.00lbs
$24.00
Description

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.

Cheese Profile

Age

aged
  • young
  • medium
  • aged
  • old

Texture

aged
  • soft
  • medium
  • hard
  • brittle

Flavor

aged
  • mild
  • medium
  • strong
  • pungent

Pairing Recommendations

Wine:
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Zinfandel
  • Champagne
  • Malbec
  • Pinot Noir
  • Riesling
Beer:
  • Pilsner
  • Lager
  • Pale Ale

Other Cheese Pairings
Savory Crackers, Crusty Artisan Bread, Chicken, Salami, Dried Fruit, Nuts

Product Reviews (6)

My go to cheese
By Bill Magaha

This is what drives me to reorder. I have purchased this many times. This, in my opinion, makes the BEST grilled cheese sandwich.

Top Notch
By Janeen Blevins

Longhorn was a staple in my childhood memories, so when my 91 year old grandfather stated he was craving this delicacy, I wasted no time in going straight to the source! We were not disappointed. Delicious!

Colby Longhorn
By Heidi Bearce

Awsome cheese just need bigger cold pack.

Dont know the answer
By shirley Elwing

Taste excellent but so hard to slice. Could it have been too young..

colby
By robert keller

As always the cheese is fantastic, makes great mac and cheese. Or just slice it and eat it! Thanks

Excelent Colby
By Christine Hasbrouck

This cheese is mild and exactly the quality I was looking for! I will be ordering more!

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