Made by: Jamie Montgomery & Steve Bridges

Milk type: Cow

Milk treatment: Raw

Coagulant type: Animal

Location: North Cadbury, Somerset

How it tastes: Montgomery's tends to be drier and more friable than other Cheddars, with a rich, brothy and savoury flavour and an almost-crystalline texture that melts in the mouth. 

Montgomery's Cheddar has been made at Manor Farm since 1911. Their adaptive approach to modernisation - recognising and maintaining the integrity of the key aspects of their process - has set the stage for Montgomery's Cheddar to be considered by many as the benchmark Somerset Cheddar. There have only been three head cheesemakers at Montgomery's in the last 50 years. Head cheesemaker Steve Bridges has been in the role since 1992. 

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