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Bufarolo - Washed Cheese

Bufarolo Buffalo Milk Cheese

from United States by Crown Finish Caves
ITEM DESCRIPTION TEMP PRICE PER LB* PRICE* QTY SKU
4 lbs (whole wheel) chilled $34.30 $137.20 5948201
5 whole wheels - 4 lbs ea chilled $34.30 $686.00 5948202

Bufarolo Buffalo Milk Cheese

Bufarolo is made from pasteurized buffalo milk in Bergamo, Italy. But while it might be born in Italy, it matures in New York, under the watchful eye of the master affineurs at Crown Finish Caves in Brooklyn. There is a delectable contrast between the deeper, yeast flavor provided by the beer-washed rind and the fudge-like, silky interior that exudes a bright, lemony flavor. The beer offsets the natural earthiness of the caves that typically clings to the rind.

The cheese arrives from Italy completely rindless and washing it with beer creates a different type of rind that changes with the seasons. It is only aged for 6 to 8 weeks, which is relatively young compared to other cheeses, yet still produces an exceptionally decadent cheese with a powerful impact.

Bufarolo’s deep, woody tones sing with lemony, nutty flavors and its overall hint of floral sweetness are well suited to black ales and stouts, or robust, full-bodied reds, like Syrah. Considering its heady flavors, pairing anything lighter with Bufarolo would defeat the purpose and merely get lost. This also applies if you add it to a salad – it wouldn’t be overpowered by bitter leaves. It also melts nicely and is a wonderful side when poured atop potatoes.

Crowns Finish Caves is made up of master affineurs who receive cheeses from all over that are ready to complete their final stages of preparation. The cheeses are aged in caves 30 feet below ground that are the former lagering tunnels of the Nassau Brewery in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.


Ingredients: Pasteurized water buffalo milk, cultures, rennet, salt, beer.
Availability: Usually ships within 1 business days. Product is perishable and must ship via Overnight service.
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Product Questions And Answers

Q: what are the ingredients of the bufarolo? thank you
A: The ingredients are: Pasteurized water buffalo milk, cultures, rennet, salt, beer.

*Product Pricing and Weight Specifications

This product is priced by the lb. shipped, and you will be charged based on the actual weight of the item shipped, by the price per lb for the product. The total price your shopping cart shows is an estimated charge. You will not be charged until the product ships, based on the weight that is shipped. The chart below shows estimated weight ranges and actual prices per lb. for this item.

SKU ITEM DESCRIPTION ITEM WEIGHT RANGE PRICE PER LB
5948201 4 lbs (whole wheel) 3.75 lbs. - 4.25 lbs. $34.30
5948202 5 whole wheels - 4 lbs ea 18.50 lbs. - 21.50 lbs. $34.30