Cheese Review

Holy Goat Brigid’s Well (Bendigo, VIC)

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Holy Goat Brigid’s Well

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Holy Goat Brigid’s Well: Review

Holy Goat Brigid’s Well is named after a culturally significant site in Ireland where the cheesemaker once worked; In paegan times Brigid was a Celtic goddess and in more modern time is a patron saint in Ireland . This is a ring shaped goat’s cheese from near Bendigo in the central north of Victoria. As a result of the ash within the rind it has mottled grey white colour at the edge. And because of that rind there is a good range of flavours and textures for us! It is a lovely goat’s cheese with a slight crumbly and chalky texture in the central paste that provides a creamy citrus flavour when young and bound to evolve with age. The goat flavour is in corerct proportion and so does not overwhelm with ‘goatiness’

Wine Matching | Wine Pairing

Try an aromatic white wine with such as Soumah Estate Viognier or Hahndorf Hill Gruner Veltliner. Or see my cheese and wine pairing guide for more options.

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Where to buy

I got mine at Ripe, however a complete list of stockists is available from the Holy Goat website.

Thanks to

@lepetitefoodie for the photo

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