TeaHive is a cheddar-style, aromatic cheese made with pasteurized Jersey milk. It is produced by Beehive Cheese Company in Utah, United States. A mixture black tea and bergamot orange is hand-rubbed on a one day old cheese and allowed to mature for over 8 months in humidity controlled facility. Fully aged cheese is rich, milky in flavour with delicate aroma of orange blossoms. It pairs well with fruit-forward or floral wines, pilsners, and chocolate stouts. Teahive can be eaten with biscuits, or marmalade.
The cheese has won 1st place at the American Cheese Society competition in 2012.
Other American cheeses: