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Old Goat

Twig Farm Old Goat is a raw goat's milk farmstead cheese made by Michael Lee and Emily Sunderman at their farm in West Cornwall, Vermont. It is a matured and a much larger version of the Goat Tomme. While the Tomme is aged for 3 months and weighs about 2 lbs, Old Goat is aged for nearly a year and weighs 5 to 10 lbs. The difference is size and ripening period, gives it a distinct character in terms of texture, appearance and flavour.

Old Goat is a firm, ivory coloured cheese with a light brown rind covered in white moulds. It has a smooth texture that can be slightly crumbly and sometimes flaky. Flavours are sweet, nutty, caramel with a touch of salt. Only favourite localvores at the Middlebury Farmer's Market are allowed to sell this cheese. Sometimes, Twig Farm turn some of the Old Goats into a year-old subtle blue cheese called Blue Goats.

  • Made from unpasteurized goat's milk
  • Country of origin: United States
  • Region: Vermont
  • Type: semi-hard, artisan
  • Texture: crumbly, firm, flaky and smooth
  • Rind: natural
  • Colour: ivory
  • Flavour: caramel, salty, subtle, sweet
  • Aroma: nutty
  • Vegetarian: no
  • Producers: Twig Farm
  • Synonyms: Blue Goats

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