blue/bleu cheese fan thread

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  1. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    blue cheese is tits. you know it. i know it. we all know it.

    i've been eating it with honeycrisp apples and crackers all week.

    clockwise from top left:

    1. german -
    2. french
    3. italian
    4. danish
    5. english
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    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    few notes:

    1. townhouse crackers suck. ritz are better. but breton are better yet.

    2. honeycrisp apples remain the king of all apples.

    3. the best of these cheeses was the italian, followed closely by the french. the italian had a savory taste that i can't even describe. i've never tasted anything like it and it was delicious.

    4. the german was good but a little salty. the danish is the standard stuff you get in any supermarket and it was good, as always.

    5. the first day i got it, the english blue cheese tasted like a fart. the second day it was delish. no fart taste at all. it just dissipated. maybe i didn't let the cheese breathe enough the first night i ate it.

    6. would get all of them again, but i'd really stick with the italian, the french, and the danish.
     
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    Fuck yes...so tasty.
     
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    Big fan.
     
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    I was buying into the French based on it's structure.

    I need a taste off! :lunch:
     
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  6. Harry Gibbs

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    the french was so creamy, almost like a brie and blue cheese combined. it was so so good. and that italian gorganzola was unlike anything i've ever eaten. i'm questioning if i still think the french is best. this italian blue cheese might be the best cheese i've ever eaten.
     
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    blue cheese is like sucking on huge cans IMO.
     
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    I just made a pork tenderloin with blue cheese and figs, Dinkus. :uwub: So good, super easy. Those were really the only ingredients.
    Kind of like this. This isn't my picture. I did add some fresh thyme.

    [​IMG]
     
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    Dried apricots and a good stilton....mmm
     
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  10. Harry Gibbs

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    i also opened up a growler of beligan wit i got my last day of vacation a week and a half ago. i love the beer this place brews...
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    mmmmmm! god that looks and sounds so good!
     
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    And a double IPA
     
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  13. Harry Gibbs

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    you must be loving it that ipa's are so prominent nowadays with craft brewers. you can get some amazing ipa's of all types pretty much anywhere and everywhere lately. i love ipa's, but my favorites are unfiltered belgian wheats. mmmm mmm mmmmmm.
     
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    ok these are the specific cheeses i tested, in order of favorite to least favorite (though least favorite was still great)...

    1. change of vote from french to the italian mountain gorgonzola:
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    2. french: fourme d'ambert...
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    3. germany: paladin bavarian blue...
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    4. english blue stilton
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    Agree about the Honeycrisp. And blue cheese is delicious too. This one is really good. [​IMG]
     
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    Nice, Dink.
     
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  20. Harry Gibbs

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    i've never had that one. is it one you can get in a supermarket or do you need to order online or hit up a whole foods? looks creamy and moldy and delicious.
     
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