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Cahill's Irish Porter Cheddar
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Cahill's Irish Porter Cheddar

Marion Cahill made Irish Plain Porter Cheese from pasteurised cow's milk and Guinness-brewer Porter since 1759. It is blended to create a visually dramatic mosaic pattern which is the most attractive part of the cheese other than its flavour. Irish Porter is a vegetarian cheese as the curds and whey are separated with vegetable rennet.

The flavours of this brown waxed gourmet cheese are full, rich, tangy and chocolaty with a pungent finish. It goes perfect as the hors D’Oeuvre when sliced and served with salad. This cheese can also be served grilled. Pair Irish Porter with a chilled pint of Guinness stout or Irish porter.

  • Made from pasteurized cow's milk
  • Country of origin: Ireland
  • Region: Limerick
  • Family: Cheddar
  • Type: semi-hard, artisan
  • Texture: creamy and firm
  • Rind: waxed
  • Colour: brownish yellow
  • Flavour: full-flavored, tangy
  • Aroma: rich
  • Vegetarian: yes
  • Producers: Cahill's Farm Cheese
  • Synonyms: Cahill's Plain Porter Cheese

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