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Detroit Street Brick

It almost seemed destiny that Zingerman's -- purveyor of fine foodstuffs, stacker of thick sandwiches, favorite of Go Blue! college kids and visiting parents -- should turn their seasoned hands to making cheese. Using fresh organic milk from Southeastern Michigan, Zingerman's award-winning cheesemaker, John Loomis, carefully crafts a variety of both cow and goats' milk cheeses.

Named for the address of Zingerman's Deli and shaped to look like the square cobblestones that pave the Ann Arbor neighborhood, Detroit St. Brick is a dense, young goat cheese. Slice into the bloomy brick and discover the cracked green peppercorns buried in the creamy paste that give this tangy cheese a fresh hit of spice.

Farm / Company: Zingerman's Creamery

Cheesemaker: John Loomis

Proprietor: Ari Weinzweig

Affineur:

City, State: Ann Arbor, MI

Region: Midwest

Country: USA

Milk Type: Goat

Milk Treatment: Pasteurized

Rennet: Traditional

Rind: Bloomy

Texture: Soft

Aging: 2 weeks

Size(s): 1 pound