A Cheese For Every Taste

Beemster's master cheesemakers use traditional, time-tested recipes to handcraft our line of premium Dutch cheese, all made from the rich, creamy milk of Beemster cows and goats. Find your favorite! 

Robust

Whether hard & crumbly or smooth & firm, these aged cheeses are aromatic and bold with Beemster's signature buttery richness.

X-O

Revered for its rich flavors of butterscotch, whiskey, and pecan, Beemster X-O has a deep ocher interior.

Pairs with:

Dark beer. Olives, fig cake, spicy honey roasted nuts and honeycomb.

Signature

Hand selected by our master cheesemaker as an exceptional representation of Beemster's craft. 

Pairs with:

Red wine. Fruit.

Classic

Beemster Classic cheese is aged eighteen months to give you even more of the signature nutty and butter-rich flavor profile

Pairs with:

Hoppy, bitter craft beers and Malbec or full-bodied whites. Smoked almonds, dates or fig spread.

Paradiso Reserve

An Italian-style cheese, made from rich, North Holland cow's milk, so it's creamy and sweet. 

Pairs with:

Chianti and Primitivo wine or pale ales. Baked pasta, chicken parm, ham, salami & turkey.

Paradiso Vintage

Inspired by Italy and made in Holland, Paradiso Vintage is bold and sharp with mouthwatering flavor. 

Pairs with:

Red wine. Antipasti.

Mellow

Young and mild, these smooth, soft to semi-soft cheeses showcase the rich, sweet milk produced by Beemster cows and goats.

Farmers' Choice

The most consumed cheese in the Netherlands! It’s a perfect introduction to Gouda-style cheeses for the newbie.

Pairs with:

Red or white wine. Mild meats, like turkey, to stronger sandwich pairings, like soppressata.

Mild

Young, creamy, and as its name suggests, mild in flavor. An excellent showcase for the rich sweetness of Beemster milk.

Pairs with:

Pilsner. Green apples, ham and mustard on a sandwich, sweet fruits, like strawberry, melon and kiwi.

Vlaskaas

Historically made once a year. In 2004, a review of Beemster’s past cheeses led to Vlaskaas' rediscovery. 

Pairs with:

Session ale, mineral-y white wine. Apples, fresh figs, walnuts and artisan salami.

Lite

Made from 2% Milk from Beemster cows. Though lower in fat and calories, this cheese still delivers on flavor and satisfaction! 

Pairs with:

Hefeweizen, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Noir. Sweet-tart apples, red grapes, apricot and peaches.

Premium Goat

Grazing on the same canal-lined pastures as our cows, Beemster goats produce a similarly rich, creamy milk. 

Pairs with:

Crisp white wines and pale lagers. Wildflower honey, crushed cashews and melt atop whole wheat bread.

Specialty & Seasonal

Mild, creamy Gouda is infused with the fragrance and flavor of ingredients ranging from chiles and garlic to pumpkin spice and hickory smoke.

Smoked

Our young Beemster is naturally slow-smoked over hickory wood in the USA to create this exceptional take on smoked Gouda.

Pairs with:

Zinfandel or Chianti. Pasta with broccoli rabe and spicy sausage.

Mustard Seed

Studded with mustard seeds throughout, this cheese is made with our creamy and soft Beemster cheese.

Pairs with:

Pinot Grigio and German beers. Ham & cheese sandwiches or melted over cauliflower.

Leyden

A traditional Dutch cheese inspired centuries ago by the exotic spice trade, it’s made with cumin that imparts a fragrant aroma.

Pairs with:

Syrah, Riesling, bright and citrusy cocktails, and with full-bodied beers. Veggie burgers, serve with rustic, hearty bread and pickled vegetables.

Garlic

Our garlic-infused Gouda is fragrant and intense yet sweet and subtle all in one bite! 

Pairs with:

Floral white wines, bock style beers and soft reds. Try atop burgers and grilled sausages.

Red Pepper

A combination of sweet bell peppers and crushed red chiles make this a sweet and spicy superstar.

Pairs with:

Belgian blond ales and light white wines. Top to tomato soup or roasted potatoes.

Graskaas

We use our cow's first spring milk to make this limited-edition cheese, and it’s the creamiest cheese of the year.

Pairs with:

Rosé wines. Serve diced atop asparagus or mixed into peas.

Pumpkin Spice

This savory cheese delivers the taste of autumn! Don’t miss this limited-time offering.

Pairs with:

Malbec, Chardonnay, farmhouse ale, cider. Grill with ham, serve alongside raisin-nut bread.

Hatch

Beemster Mild gets a peppery kick from Hatch chiles, which vary in heat from mild to fiery. 

Pairs with:

White wines and beers known for citrus notes. Melt and add to beans & rice, tacos, nachos and fajitas.