Description

There are two types of gloucester - single and double. Double gloucester has a natural rind; the double style is aged for longer periods. Both are produced in round shapes with double gloucester rounds being larger. Similar to derby and cheddar, this English-style cheese is hard and smooth with a mild, rich flavor.

Appearance

Bold, orange color.with a hard texture.

Texture

Semi-hard.

Flavor

Gentle tangy flavor.

Goes Well With

Try pairing this cheese with a traditional British Ale, Bock, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, wholegrain or wheat breads or crackers, water crackers, butter crackers, poultry, vegetables, apples, pears, and nuts.