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Piz Bever

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Country: Switzerland
Region: Graubuenden
Texture: Semi-Hard
Type of Milk: Cow
Aging Time: At least 3 months
Pasteurized: No
Piz Bever is a Swiss mountain cheese produced in, Graubuenden, Switzerland's largest and easternmost canton. Made from unpasteurized cow milk in dairy farms at over 1000 metres above sea level, it is a hard, alpine cheese with a rich, nutty, and slightly tangy flavor. White to ivory-colored pate with a slight scattering of small holes or "eyes", and a brown to red washed rind. There are two versions of this cheese:
 
1) Piz Bever Classic: Aged 3-4 months
2) Piz Bever Extra: Aged at least 6 months

 

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