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Classic Sbrinz, Raw Milk La Bouse, Thanksgiving Pre-order with a 10% Discount
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Sbrinz: An original and classic
Sbrinz is probably one of the oldest, least appreciated, yet most influential cheeses in existence  

The story of Sbrinz is this: In central Switzlerand, milk from cow's on the local Alps are used to make various cheeses (the same practice of transhumance is still found on the Alps today). In the early 1100s, cheese was sold at a local market city of Brienz in the nearby valley.

Because the cheese was so good (due to the quality of the milk) Italians from northern Italy would regularly make the difficult trip across the Alps to pick up some of the area's famous cheese, and take it back to their country.

Struggling with the pronunciation of Brienz, the cheese bought from the city, transformed into Sbrienzo, and finally Sbrinz. Sbrinz was (and is) hard, well aged, crystalline, crumbly, rich in taste, grassy and golden in color.

The Italians eventually got tired of making the difficult trip, and decided to make their own versions of Sbrinz — and they called it Parmigiano Reggiano. Parmigiano has of course bloomed into a massive industry, but because Sbrinz is still made locally by hand, it remains a small production.

Our Sbrinz is made by a master of the art: Andreas Gut, who we had the chance to meet, this summer, and watch him in action making Sbrinz by hand. Above, he is handing our chunks of Sbrinz to try, and below he's proudly showing his aging cellar. He's an absolute character, so drop by the shop to hear more stories of this incredible man!
 
Distraction Brewery: Cheese Please
If you're sat at our neighbor's, Distraction Brewery, looking longingly at Boston Cheese Cellar's windows, desperate for cheese, then worry no more! Not only, can you order online while you're sat in the brewery, but you'll be able to buy our cheese boxes from right inside the brewery! Perfect to share with friends, or eat alone!
Thanksgiving Online Pre-Order Discount
Yes. The clocks have moved backwards an hour, it's now dark at 4 pm. It's that time of year.


It's also already time to start planning your Thanksgiving meals, and we'll help you with your cheese selection!

From today until Tuesday 19th November, you can pre-order your Thanksgiving cheese, for pick up in store during thanksgiving week (Sat til Weds), and receive a 10% discount, by using code THX2019

The discount is applicable to most items, including cheese, meats, crackers, spreads, but is not applicable to gift boxes, baskets and cards.

Your order must be placed online to receive the discount. Use code THX2019 

What are you waiting for? Start to plan!
La Bouse - Raw Milk Camembert
Heading east from Fribourg, and our Adopted-Alp Steiners Hohberg, is the town of Zäziwil in the Bern region, which is where La Bouse is made.

La Bouse is made from unpasteurised cow's milk, with added cow's cream. The cream is first allowed to develop overnight, and then added to the raw milk the next morning, to provide extra depth and flavor.

The cream, the raw milk, and the soft white rind all combine to produce a Camembert-style cheese: it has with a soft texture, and a creamy, tangy, earthy and herbaceous flavor, with a whiff of mushrooms. Perfect!
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