Colby Traditonal Longhorn Cheese Hennings

Colby Traditonal Longhorn Cheese Henning's

9 Customer Ratings
Item Number: #1241
Weight: 1.00lbs
$9.50
Description

A Wisconsin original cheese! The first Colby was made in 1874 in Colby, Wisconsin. The cheese was named after the village. After this premium Wisconsin Colby cheese from Hennings Creamery is made, it is wrapped in cheese cloth (similiar to gauze bandage) and air cured, allowing the cheese to age more rapidly. 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
  • Riesling
  • Champagne
  • Malbec
  • Pinot Noir
Beer:
  • Lager
  • Pale Ale
  • Pilsner

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

Product Reviews (6)

Great Cheese
By Michael D Casida Sr

I love longhorn Colby cheese and this fits right in. You can't go wrong with this one. Just make sure it is refrigerated for 24 hours before eating. This firms it up. I will order more.

Mr. David A. Kuamoo
By David A. Kuamoo

The Colby Traditional Longhorn Cheese is just as great as always.

wrong
By Mary Lee Griffin

I was sent the wrong Long Horn Colby cheese, I ordered the and paid for the one wrapped in cheese cloth, you sent me two of the lower priced ones, what do you intend to do about this

child hood memories
By Glenn J. Protheroe

The only cheese with the flavor and cooking quality that we can not find locally from ANY other brand. The cheese is priced right, and the service and delivery is very fast. G.P. from the mid-west USA

traditional
By Rebecca Ingram

colby is a great cheese that i was raised eating as it was one of my grandfather's favorites and it is still one of mine. a wonderful eating cheese for just snacking

A bit too salty
By Renee Clark

We love Colby Longhorn but this cheese seemed so salty that we couldn't really taste the Longhorn flavor.

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