Gubbeen Cheese

Name: Gubbeen Cheese

Country Of Origin: Ireland

Region: Schull, Co. Cork

Milk Type: Cow’s Milk

Pasteurised/Unpasteurised: Pasteurised milk

Style: Hard

Rennet Type: Traditional


Described by Giana as having a taste and scent of mushrooms and forests, nuts and a real buttery milky taste especially when young.



A buttery, semi-soft cheese made by Giana and Tom Ferguson in Schull, Co. Cork. Bake it with winter herbs and garlic and spread it on some fresh bread. Or enjoy it by itself with a glass of fruity pale ale.


Pairing Recommendations

Aromatic white wines, beers.

United Kingdom



British Cheese Awards 2014 - Gold

Irish Cheese Awards 2013 - Silver