Made from pasteurized cow's milk
Country of origin: United States
Region: Port Townsend
Family: Monterey Jack
Flavour: buttery, subtle, sweet
Aroma: mild, pleasant, rich
Producers: Mt. Townsend Creamery
Synonyms: Washington Jack
Also dubbed "Washington Jack", New Moon is a Jack-style cheese with a buttery, slightly sweet flavour complemented by undertones of subtle butterscotch. An excellent melting cheese on sandwiches, pizzas and nachos.
This cheese stood 1st Place in Class at the 2012 American Cheese Society, 2nd Place in Class at the 2010 American Cheese Society and 5th Place in Class at the 2010 World Cheese Championship.