Cypress Grove Humbolt Fog

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Soft-Ripened Goat Milk Cheese from Humboldt County California

The Original American Original®. Conceived in a dream (yes, really!) by founder Mary Keehn, this masterpiece paved the way for soft-ripened goat cheese in America. Each handcrafted wheel features a distinctive ribbon of edible vegetable ash. You'll enjoy buttermilk and fresh cream, complemented with floral notes, herbaceous overtones, and a clean citrus finish. As Humboldt Fog matures, the creamline develops and the flavor intensifies.



  • Drizzle with honey and serve with prosciutto, tart apple and Marcona almonds
  • Crumble it over a fall or summer salad of greens with a vinaigrette
  • Beer Pairing: IPAs, Porters, or Wheats, Pale Ales, or Stouts
  • Wine Pairings: Demi-Sec Sparkling Wine, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio, Rosé, Sweet Sheet, Zinfandel, Pinot Noir, or a Vouvray



  • American Cheese Society  1998, 2002, 2005, 2019
  • Best of California, California State Fair  2019
  • Gold, World Cheese Awards   2014, 2018
  • Gold, London International Cheese Competition  2004
  • Best of Class, US Championship Cheese Contest   2017
  • Best Cheese & Dairy Product, IFFCS (New York)  2002



To optimize the quality of Humboldt Fog, keep cheese cold (32°–40°F) and wrapped in waxed paper. Re-wrapping soft-ripened cheese in wax or parchment paper will allow the cheese to breathe as it continues to ripen. Removing from the refrigerator at least one hour before serving.


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