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Old Kentucky Tomme
Photo Credit: Capriole Goat Cheese

Old Kentucky Tomme

Old Kentucky Tomme is a semi-soft, raw goat's milk cheese from Indiana that lies somewhere between an American Jack and a Tomme du Savoie. This aged cheese is matured for 5-6 months before being sold in the market. It has a white-gray, bloomy rind that becomes crusty and darker with age. The paste is creamy, buttery with brie-like translucent texture.

Flavours are buttery, rich and smooth with mushroomy and goaty overtones. It is a lovely melting cheese and pairs well with savoury elements, grilled apples and ginger preserves and on cheese trays. Accompany a young Old Kentucky Tomme with soft red wines whilst the older ones with chardonnay or sauternes.

  • Made from unpasteurized goat's milk
  • Country of origin: United States
  • Region: Indiana
  • Family: Tomme
  • Type: semi-soft, artisan
  • Texture: buttery and creamy
  • Rind: mold ripened
  • Colour: white
  • Flavour: buttery, mushroomy, smooth
  • Aroma: goaty, rich
  • Vegetarian: no
  • Producers: Capriole Goat Cheese

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