what is your favorite type of smoked cheese?

Discussion in 'Cheese' started by aanthony, Nov 27, 2013.

  1. aanthony

    aanthony Newbie

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    I've smoked montery jack, cheddar and gouda with varying degrees of success. Cheddar is a good base cheese, but gouda is my favorite. Montery jack didn't wow me, it was too bland to stand up to the smoke flavor. I'd like to try something new and I'm curious what cheeses you all recommend...
     
  2. rdknb

    rdknb Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Cheddar for me
     
  3. chef willie

    chef willie Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    pepper jack for me
     
  4. piaconis

    piaconis Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    I get Guggisberg baby swiss out here and smoke it.  The last time I smoked it, people raved about it.  I'm not a big swiss fan, even I think it tastes excellent smoked.  You may want to consider Jarlsberg as well.
     
  5. driedstick

    driedstick Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Chipole Pepperjack for me.
     
  6. c farmer

    c farmer Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I have 2 favorites.

    Sharp cheddar and mozz.
     
  7. Apple smoked gouda, definitely.
     
  8. link

    link Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    I have to agree with c farmer. those are my two favorites as well.
     
  9. smokingohiobutcher

    smokingohiobutcher Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I really like smoked American cheese... cream cheese is awesome...and I like Mozzerella when its whole milk...not part skim.

    SOB
     
  10. My favorite cheese is a goat cheese from Spain called, "Nevat" that has almost a brie texture.

    I love serving it with figs, (as shown from my plate here) and now wonder if I could smoke a whole wheel of that AND the figs too?

    Or would it just be one runny and gooey mess??? Interesting thread! Happy Friday to all! Cheers! - Leah

     

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