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Beemster Aged

Beemster Aged
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  • Made from pasteurized cow's milk

  • Country of origin: Holland and Netherlands

  • Family: Gouda

  • Type: hard

  • Texture: crystalline, firm and smooth

  • Rind: natural

  • Colour: yellow

  • Flavour: full-flavored, smooth, spicy, strong

  • Aroma: rich

  • Vegetarian: no

  • Producers: Beemster Cheese, CONO Kaasmakers / Beemster

  • Synonyms: Beemster Old

Beemster Aged is a rich Dutch cheese made from pasteurised cow's milk. It is a type of gourmet Gouda, matured for no less than 18 months on traditional wooden boards in Beemster's historic warehouses. This cheese has a spicy, strong yet well balanced flavour, as the cows are fed faraway from any of the industrial area in the salty North Sea meadows. Its profound, complex taste is underlined by a smooth, rich feel. Moreover, it has 20% less salt than other Dutch cheeses. The pate is firm & bold and can be cut very easily without crumbling.