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Dolomitico is a semi-hard blue cheese prepared with pasteurized cow's milk. It is aged for a minimum of 50 days during which the wheels are washed in both barley malt and double malt beer from Italy’s Dolomite region. The beer wash gives the cheese a dark brown rind beneath which lies a dense, crumbly paste with blue veins. Flavours are intense and persistent with toasty notes. Pair it with a light beer or a stout.

  • Made from pasteurized cow's milk
  • Country of origin: Italy
  • Region: Veneto
  • Family: Blue
  • Type: semi-hard, blue-veined
  • Texture: crumbly, dense and firm
  • Rind: natural
  • Colour: pale yellow
  • Flavour: pronounced, strong
  • Aroma: pungent
  • Vegetarian: no
  • Producers: La Casearia Carpenedo S.r.l.
  • Alternative spellings: Dolomitico alla Birra

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