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Allgauer Emmentaler

Allgauer Emmentaler
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  • Made from unpasteurized cow's milk

  • Country of origin: Germany

  • Region: Swabia

  • Type: hard

  • Fat content: 45%

  • Texture: firm

  • Rind: natural

  • Colour: yellow

  • Flavour: nutty

  • Aroma: pungent

  • Vegetarian: no

This is the German version of Emmentaler cheese which originated in Switzerland. It is a hard cheese made from unpasteurised cow's milk. The cheese has a natural rind with a firm texture and a mild nutty flavour. It has a pungent smell. This cheese is comparatively milder than its Swiss conterpart. The Maturation period is for more than 3 months.