The results are in from the Great British Cheese Festival, held this past weekend. The big winner in the tasting competition: Seriously Strong Cheddar, which was crowned Britain's Best Cheese for 2007.
Now, I've never had the stuff, because it isn't exactly widely exported. (Hunch: that will soon change.) But according the Scotsman newspaper, here's what the judges said about Seriously Strong Cheddar:
"Strong forthright confident cheddar flavour with very distinct sweet notes. Balanced with a distinct but not an overriding aggressive acidity. The finish is mouth-tingling but not vigorously aggressive. It is exactly what's on the packet - seriously strong and seriously good."
That sounds pretty great to me, and I may have hop a on plane to go try some. Congratulations to the cheesemaker, Caledonian Cheese Company.