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Hillis Peak
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Hillis Peak

Hillis Peak is a washed rind semi-soft cheese made from raw goat's milk by Pholia Farm Creamery and Dairy. It is aged for 6-8 months during which its natural rind is rubbed with olive oil and smoked Spanish paprika.

The texture of the cheese is semi-soft, smooth, dense, and supple with irregular holes or eyes. It has an ivory paste with flavours of earth, cellar and grass, balanced by a gentle clean, lactic tang. This cheese is suitable for vegetarians as it uses vegetarian rennet. It is named after a mountain that overlooks the farm to the east.

  • Made from unpasteurized goat's milk
  • Country of origin: United States
  • Region: Oregon
  • Type: semi-soft, artisan
  • Texture: dense, firm, smooth and supple
  • Rind: washed
  • Colour: ivory
  • Flavour: sweet, tangy
  • Aroma: earthy, grassy, lactic
  • Vegetarian: yes
  • Producers: Pholia Farm Creamery and Dairy

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