Brick Cheese, German
German Brick has a washed rind, this allows for a more robust flavor. German Brick is tangy and full in taste. It has a smooth open texture.
German Brick cheese is used in grain based food like sandwiches and crackers. It pairs well with apples, grapes, pears, onions, dark bread.
Brick is originally from Wisconsin. Brick was named after its shape and for the fact that cheesemakers originally used bricks to press the moisture from the cheese. The bacteria known as a smear that is applied to surface-ripen the cheese develops the full, earthy flavor of the cheese.