Huntsman, Long Clawson, (Double Gloucester & Stilton) ~2/5# $/#

Double Gloucester is a traditional, full fat, hard cheese made from pasteurized or unpasteurized cows’ milk. The cheese, made from the milk of once nearly extinct Old Gloucester cows, traces its origins to 1498 in the City of Gloucester. Double Gloucester uses full fat milk. The double variety has a smooth and buttery texture, rich and nutty yet mellow flavor and apricot color thanks to the addition of annatto plant extract. Vegetarian rennet is used and the cheese is aged for at least 4 months. A traditional British Ale or red like Syrah will perfectly complement a Double Gloucester.

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About Clawson/Huntsman

Clawson/Huntsman

The Long Clawson Dairy story began in 1911. One of our founding members, Thomas Hoe Stevenson, was running Mount Pleasant Farm near Melton Mowbray, alongside his two sisters who produced Stilton cheese in a room adjoining the main farmhouse. In order to ensure this special cheese would continue to be produced for generations to come, Thomas Hoe canvassed the opinion of local farmers for the development of a dairy. He soon had 11 partners, and the group purchased an old empty pub – The Royal Oak – in the village of Long Clawson. Long Clawson Dairy’s head office resides there to this day and we honour Thomas Hoe Stevenson by using his name for our premium brand. Long Clawson has remained a farming co-operative since its formation, helping to support local farms for over 100 years. Today, over 43 farms in the Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire areas supply us with 58 million litres of milk every year – ensuring future prosperity for years to come.

Although best known for our Blue Stilton, we also produce a number of other delicious English cheeses and cheese products, such as Blue Shropshire, Rutland red and a range of sweet & savoury cheese blends. We take pride in crafting 100% British cheese, using century-old expertise alongside innovative techniques to make each one of our products truly unique.

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