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Stinky Cheese

Never has there been a more controversial cheese category! Beloved by many, the smelly cheese world is as vast as it is delicious. Cheese lovers will salivate at the sight (and smell) of a pungent cheese wheel, as they know that inside lies a creamy and rich pate, full of nutty and woodsy flavors. Because the stinky cheese category is very varied, you’ll find many different types of cheeses here – like famous Epoisses, Pont L’Eveque, and many other favorites. So don’t be timid and discover this incredibly delicious style of cheese!
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Pont L'Eveque AOC
Pont L'Eveque AOC
from France by Graindorge

Soft cow's milk cheese, supple and with wonderful fruity afternotes.

5(13 reviews)
Roquefort Papillon - Black Label
Roquefort Papillon - Black Label
from France by Papillon

Enjoy this divine French classic with its robust flavors and velvety texture

5(4 reviews)
Raclette
Raclette
from France by Livradois

Traditionally melted over a fire and the soft cheese scraped onto a plate, this is a staple in French alpine cuisine.

5(2 reviews)
English Waxed Rind Stilton
English Waxed Rind Stilton
from United Kingdom by Tuxford/Tubbet

Lighter than Gorgonzola, richer than Danish Blue, this English Blue is just right.

5(2 reviews)
Roquefort Carles AOC (pre order)
Roquefort Societe Bee
from France by Societe Bee

Tangy, cave-aged sheep's milk cheese from France, peppered with blue veins

5(1 review)
Epoisses Berthaut
Epoisses Berthaut
from France by BERTHAUT

An intense cow milk cheese, creamy and rubbed with Marc de Bourgogne.

4.8(13 reviews)
Livarot Grain D''orge
Petit Livarot AOC Graindorge
from France by Graindorge

One of France's oldest cheeses, Livarot is a rich and complex cheese from Normandy, pungent and bold, creamy and smooth.

4.7(19 reviews)
Tete De Moine
Tete De Moine
from Switzerland by Emmi

Bold and piquant cheese also known as Bellelay; strong nutty and fruity flavors, best enjoyed shaved. Very pungent!

4.7(3 reviews)
Munster
Munster
from France by Fromi

Enjoy the bold flavors of this versatile cheese from France and enhance a wide variety of dishes.

4.6(5 reviews)
Brie De Meaux - 50% (pre order)
Brie De Meaux - 50%
from France by Rouzaire

Arguably the most popular of French cheeses, this Brie has a velvety taste and bears the AOC standard, undisputable mark of quality.

4.5(2 reviews)
Widmer's Aged Brick Cheese
Widmer's Aged Brick Cheese
from United States by Widmer's Cheese Cellars

For a delicious taste of tradition, be sure to try this creamy Aged Brick cheese from Widmer’s!

King's Ransom
King's Ransom
from United States by Roelli Cheese Haus

A delicious twist on a classic Beir Kase, this cider washed cheese has a delightfully soft paste balanced by a tangy, edible rind.

Good Thunder - Washed Rind Cheese
Good Thunder - Washed Rind Cheese
from United States by Alemar Cheese Company

This cheese's bold flavors and unforgettable aroma make it an exciting choice for those who appreciate artisanal cheeses with a distinctive character.

Raclette
Raclette
from France by Schmidhauser

Raw cow’s milk cheese with a pronounced nutty flavor and firm texture, creamy-delicious when melted.

5(1 review)
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Taleggio DOP
Taleggio DOP
from Italy by Cade Ambros

Rich and smooth, with hints of fruitiness to its pate, this soft Lombardy cheese is a great accompaniment to salads and a choice cheese for dessert.

4.8(5 reviews)
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French Raclette
French Raclette
from France by Fromi

A winter favorite in France and Switzerland, this semi-hard cow's milk cheese is often enjoyed melted over breads, meats and other dishes.

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Petit Agour Reserve - Raw Milk
Petit Agour Reserve - Raw Milk
from France by Agour

An extra-aged award-winning sheep's milk cheese from the Pyrenees mountains, with a firm texture and a nutty and grassy flavor.

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Abondance Fermier AOC
Abondance Fermier AOC
from France

Superb fromage, Abondance has a pungent smell and subtle, fruity notes. Brined in a very salty solution for its characteristic taste.

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Frumage Baladin Beer Cheese
from Italy by Kinara

A unique cow's milk cheese made with Italian Baladin birra craft ale and malted barley, for a unique and amazing flavor.

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Roquefort Bio
Roquefort Bio
from France by Papillon

Ivory-white, organic Roquefort cheese made from sheep's milk, with a creamy, alluring profile

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Livarot - Pre Order -
Livarot (pre-order)
from France by Grain DOrge

A great spicy flavor makes this one a solid after dinner cheese.

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Monte Enebro, Pre-Order
Monte Enebro, Pre-Order
from Spain by Rafael Baez

A superb, soft-ripened goat cheese from Spain that is bursting with tangy, citrus flavors.

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Raclette, Pre-Sliced
Raclette, Pre-Sliced
from France by Livradois

Conveniently packaged pre-sliced Raclette makes enjoying this classic Swiss cheese faster and easier than ever!

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Taleggio DOP Bramante
Taleggio DOP Bramante
from Italy by Cremonesi

Soft and creamy, this luxurious Taleggio Bramante is aromatic and bursting with rich, fruity flavor.

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Vacherousse D'Argental
Vacherousse D'Argental
from France by Argental

This double cream cheese offers a luxurious texture and a mild flavor you’ll want to add to everything.

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Foxglove
Foxglove
from United States by Tulip Tree Creamery

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Mont St. Francis Goat Cheese
Mont St. Francis Goat Cheese
from United States by Capriole

With its rustic look and bold taste, this washed-rind cheese offers a funky profile most American cheeses can only aspire to.

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Abouy Smelly Cheese

In general, many cheeses have a distinct aroma or odor, especially as they age, but stinky cheese is a very unofficial phrase that’s used to encompass the more precise “washed rind” category. These are cheeses that ripen from the outside in, thanks to a rind that’s washed with in brine (a saltwater bath), which favors the formation of a bacteria called b. linens. While bacteria is not something one generally wants on their food, in this case, this inhibits mold growth and favors the ripening of the cheese and its rich canvass of flavors. It also, you guessed it, makes the cheese smelly.

This washing of the rind often develops into an orange color, so many stinky cheeses you'll find have an orange rind. Neither the color nor the smell of washed rind cheeses really permeates into the cheese itself, which means stinky cheeses are generally white, with mild flavors with rich nutty notes.

Types of Stinky Cheese

Some of the most famously stinky cheeses are also the most popular ones – camembert being the most well-known. Italian Taleggio is another prime example, while the English “Stinking Bishop” is well known for its odoriferous nature. All in all, the stinky cheeses vary in flavor, but generally are earthy, mellow and creamy inside, and well-worth a little nose wrinkling.

If you’re looking buy stinky cheese online, Gourmet Food Store is your one-stop-shop for smelly and delicious cheese!

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