Cowgirl Creamery Red Hawk Cheese

Red Hawk is a super rich triple-cream with a little bit of salty funk. Made north of San Francisco with Organic milk, this delicious cheese is as delicious as it is wholesome. Cheesemonger's Note: The rind is pink or orange, sticky, pungent, and can feature a dappling of white mold. 


Red Hawk Cheese from Cowgirl Creamery is a triple-cream, washed-rind, fully-flavored cheese made from organic cow's milk. This small cheese is aged for 6 weeks and washed with a brine solution that promotes the growth of a bacteria that tints the rind a sunset red-orange.

Red Hawk is named after a raptor that circles the skies in northern Marin County where this gourmet cheese is made and it has a presence, like all washed rind cheeses. If you like Epoisses, you will most likely like this Californian cheese.

Red Hawk won a 2nd Place Ribbon in 2007 in the Washed Rind Cheeses Category and a second place in all categories in 2009 and 2012 at the American Cheese Society Competition.

More Information
Brand Name Cowgirl Creamery
Ingredients Organic pasteurized milk, organic cream, salt, cultures, enzymes. Contains: MILK.
Milk Source Cow
Rennet Type Vegetable
Rind Type Washed
Milk Treatment Pasteurized
Country United States
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