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Red Alder
Photo Credit: Mt Townsend Creamery

Red Alder

Named for the imposing trees lining the rivers of the Olympic Peninsula, Red Alder is a natural rind, Alpine-style cheese. It is aged for two months, during which it is regularly hand washed in a brine solution. This helps develop its distinct reddish gray rind and nutty and fruity flavour.

  • Made from pasteurized cow's milk
  • Country of origin: United States
  • Region: Port Townsend
  • Type: semi-soft
  • Texture: creamy and open
  • Rind: natural
  • Colour: pale yellow
  • Flavour: caramel, earthy, fruity, nutty
  • Aroma: musty, pleasant
  • Vegetarian: no
  • Producers: Mt. Townsend Creamery

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