Cheese

 

 

 

Charloe - 2013 American Cheese Society winner , 2012 & 2014 Good Food Award Winner

        Type patterned after: Cheesemakers own creation

 Aged: 2 months (Charloe)

          4 months (Charloe Reserve)

          6 months (Charloe Reserve Extra Aged)

  Description: Starting off with sweet cream and butter flavors it finishes with a toasted peanut essence (no peanuts used in production). As it continues to age, the flavors become more pronounced and bolder.  

 

 Named for the little town of Charloe. This town was a boom town during the canal era. It was also home to the Charloe Indians and housed the counties first court house.

 

Wabash Erie Canal

Type patterned after: Gruyere/Comte

Aged: 9 months (Wabash Erie Canal)

         12 months (Wabash Erie Canal Reserve)

Description: Nutty with a complex finish

 

Named for one of the two canals which run just a couple of miles from the farm running east and west.

 

Flat Rock

Type patterned after: Abondance ( a French mountain cheese)

Aged: 6 months (Flat Rock)

         10 months (Flat Rock Reserve)

        Description: A wonderful combination of a sweet and nutty cross blended together

Named for the creek a crossed the road from the farm.

 

 

Black Swamp Gouda

Type patterned after: Tomme/farmhouse style, loosely on a gouda recipe

Aged: 3 months

Description: This natural rind cheese ranges from creamy and mild to harder and sharper depending upon when it is made during the year. Changes much more drastically than any of the other cheeses.

Named after the Great Black Swamp in northwest Ohio. This swamp at one time covered approximately 3 million acres.

 

Varieties only available at the farm and select farmers markets

 

 mmBossie Cheddar - not available for wholesale

Type patterned after: stir curd cheddar

Aged: 60 days - 6 months

Description: a super mild cheese

 

mmboss, mmboss, brings the cows into the barn when it is time for milking.

 

 

Miami Erie Canal - not available for wholesale

Type patterned after: Emmentaler or Swiss

Aged: 4-6 months

Description: Nutty with a sweet note

Named after one of the two canals which run just a couple of miles from the farm running north and south and following the eastern boundary of the farm.

 

 

 Burr Oak - Not available for wholesale

 Type patterned after: Hard Grating Cheese

         Aged: at least 1 year

  Description: Nutty, Wild grapes, Yeasty, with a little sweet to the finish

 Grate this over any dish and enjoy. We are now producing two batches a year of this wonderful cheese. One in May and the other in September. Reserve yours today as it goes fast.

 

 

Lock 21 - Not available for wholesale

 Type patterned after: Cheesemakers own creation

 Aged: 3 months

 Description: Slight mushroomy taste with a wonderful earthly overtone.

 On any canal there is a series of locks that makes the canal work. Just 2 1/2 miles from the farm there is Lock #21. This cheese was a creation of the cheesemaker one day. What resulted was a white rinded cheese, that has a slight mushroom taste with a wonderful earthly overtone.