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Rispens is a sheep’s milk Gouda which comes from Friesland in northern Holland, a low-lying region known for raising cattle. Brother and sister duo, Ype and Janita Rispens convinced their parents that it was time to take steps to reduce their ecological footprint. As a result the Rispens family decided to raise sheep - a lower impact pasture animal - and use the milk to produce cheese. Add the magic of Betty Koster and the rest is history! Working with the family to develop the recipe, Betty has helped create and age this beautiful cheese. The rich sheep’s milk gives flavors of brown butter, toast, warm spices and roasted nuts. The texture is hard, but rich, with salt crystal structures throughout. Enjoy with a stout.

Rispens

Size
  • 10 lbs
Cheese Type
Gouda
Texture
Firm
Milk
Sheep
Milk Treatment
Pasteurized
Rind
Plasticote
Coagulant
Traditional
Producer/Affineur
The Rispens Family/Fromagerie L'Amuse
Location
Friesland, Holland
Retail Pack
No