Soft, white bloomy rinded cheeses are a fantastic summer companion. Perfect for spreading onto torn bread at a beach picnic, or paired with bubbles in your garden… versatile, universally loved and fantastic paired with most summer food and drink staples.
When we heard the Wildflower Ales are now available on this side we jumped at the chance to stock them... Based out of Australia Wildflower Ales is a unique brewery - the specialise in fermenting wild ales and blending.
We will be pouring these guys in the shop bar soon and ahead of that we wanted to get to know them a little more.
Farmhouse ales could well jostle for top spot in the cheese pairing world in our minds (we admit to a particular soft spot for Lambics too, as you probably know…). Their vastly reaching variations and sub-styles make them versatile, ever changing and always exciting.
We have been long admirers of Martin Gott from St.James cheese fame - this is a washed rind sheep’s milk cheese, very seasonal leaving us begging for it half the year. We chat to Martin about his rise in the cheese world and talk to him about his desert island cheese .
Gouda (or “How-da”) is a Dutch staple that has been produced in the Netherlands since the 12th century; making it one of the oldest surviving types of cheese in the world. Made from cow’s milk, Gouda is typically mild and creamy, however its expansion across Europe has given it some regional varieties
Jayde Perkin is a bristol based illustrator. She charmed us all with her shop local posters which were seen across Bristol, she has worked on numerous projects such as Gipsy Hill’s beer labels and has published two books. We were excited to work with her on our tote bags, postcards and our Caseiculture header.