Barely Buzzed is a cheddar-style, full-bodied cheese made with pasteurized Jersey milk. It is produced by Beehive Cheese Company in Utah, United States. Mixture of roasted coffee and lavender buds diluted with oil is hand-rubbed on a one day old cheese and allowed to mature for over 8 months in humidity controlled facility. Fully aged cheese is creamy and smooth texture with notes of butterscotch and caramel near the rind.  It goes well with full-bodied wines, ports, bourbons, ales, stouts and ciders. The cheese has won several awards, including a bronze medal at the World Cheese Awards in 2012, 1st place at the American Cheese Society competition in 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2011.


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a month ago

Lindy Wise

2 months ago

One of my favorite cheddars (and I am really picky about cheddars!!! I’m sure the lavender is in there doing its thing, but the soft taste of coffee in this cheese gives it a very interesting and wonderful flavor. I like it paired with a good Gewurztraminer.


3 months ago

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