Gubbeen is a semi-soft, washed-rind cheese produced by Tom and Gina Ferguson at their Gubbeen Farmhouse in Cork, Ireland. Their cheese twice won silver medals at the British Cheese Award.
Made using pasteurised cow’s milk, the cheese has a pinkish white rind with a white bloom. The rind is a triple layered bloom of different inoculations which include yeast, white wine and white candidum.
A young Gubbeen reveals a real buttery milky taste with scents of meadow flowers and hazelnuts. As it matures, the bouncy and soft cheese develops notes of mushrooms, nuts, bog and forest floor. Extra maturity allows the rind culture to move through the pasture and allow it to build up a full-bodied, rich and savory taste.
Gubbeen is excellent with burnt onions, grilled cheese and pairs well with aromatic whites and beer.
- Made from pasteurized cow's milk
- Country of origin: Ireland
- Region: County Cork
- Type: semi-soft, artisan
- Texture: creamy and open
- Rind: washed
- Colour: pale yellow
- Flavour: buttery, milky, nutty, savory
- Aroma: earthy, grassy, mushroom
- Vegetarian: no
- Producers: Gubbeen Farmhouse Products
Other cheeses from Ireland:
Baylough, Carrowholly, Clonmore, Coolattin Cheddar, Coolea, Corleggy, Cratloe Hills, Dubliner, Glebe Brethan , Imokilly Regato, Mossfield Organic, Orkney Mature Cheddar, St Tola Hard Cheese
Ardsallagh Hard Goat's Cheese, Ardsallagh Smoked Cheese, Cahill's Irish Porter Cheddar, Cahill's Whiskey Cheese, Carlow, Cheddar with Irish Porter, Cheddar with Red Wine, Knockdrinna Gold, Knockdrinna Meadow, Lavistown, Mossfield Organic, Oak Smoked Cheddar, Orkney Medium Coloured Cheddar, Orla, Walnut Cheddar
Ardrahan, Blarney Castle, Blue Rathgore, Brewer's Gold, Cashel Blue, Croghan, Crozier, Dunbarra, Durrus, Milleens, St. Killian, St Tola Greek Style
Cooleney, Mine-Gabhar, St Tola Ash Log, St Tola Log, Wicklow Blue
fresh soft cheeses:
Bluebell Falls Cygnus, St Tola Cranberry, St Tola Crottin, St Tola Log