A medium format natural-rind artisan cow's milk colby with a crumbly but creamy texture. The flavor is savory more than sweet, and has a distinct nuttiness on the rich finish. This colby pairs well with amber or brown ales, as well as syrah or zinfandel.
Ingredients: Pasteurized cows milk, salt, calcium chloride, cultures, and rennet.
Stepladder Ranch was founded in 1871 and has been family-owned and operated for three generations. Our creamery is simply an old idea reimagined. About 100 years ago, our ranch was a part of the Harmony Valley Creamery Association, a network of immigrant Swiss and Italian dairy farmers that grazed cattle on the lush coastal valleys of San Luis Obispo County. This Association was born out of a drought that forced ranchers to rethink how to make a living off of their land; a concept quite similar to the current situation we find ourselves in today.Read more