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Drunkin Goat Cheese

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JeetJet Apr 17, 2007 09:14 PM

I had some at a wine and cheese party and I must have more. Who has it? What is the best brand?

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    tigercactus Apr 19, 2007 08:58 AM

    I'm pretty sure my husband buys it at TJs. (if not there, the other option would be whole foods, which other people have mentioned)

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      Bite Me Apr 18, 2007 09:09 PM

      I saw it at Whole Foods in Brentwood today. I've had it before -- love it!

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        sebi Apr 18, 2007 04:13 PM

        Just went to a wine-tasting where they paired a Sparkling Cava by Gran Gesta with the Drunken Goat Cheese. An excellent match.

        Went looking for it and the Whole Foods in Glendale was carrying it.

        1. mstinawu Apr 18, 2007 03:32 PM

          That sounds yummy. Do describe, please.

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            JeetJet Apr 18, 2007 09:09 PM

            Drunken Goat is a semi-soft center goat cheese. The outside is a shade of red / purple from the wine curing. The result is a sweet, soft, and smooth flavor and texture. When siting on a platter with every other cheese it was the first to be tried and the first to be gone. The hard cheese was to hard. The soft cheese was to soft. The taste and texture of Drunkin Goat was just right. The angel who brought this also brought some Jamaica Blue Mountain coffee to end the night – wow!

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            alison Apr 18, 2007 01:43 PM

            Saw it at the Silver Lake Gelson's this AM.
            In the "gourmet cheese" section.

            1. CarlieInLA Apr 18, 2007 10:05 AM

              Artisan Cheese Gallery in Studio City def has it. They also have a drunken cow milk cheese that is excellent!

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                glutton Apr 18, 2007 07:23 AM

                Beverly Hills Cheese Store has it. I've also seen it in a Whole Foods, but that was awhile ago and I can't even remember which Whole Foods I was in (you know, they all look the same with their faux zen woodwork, museum-quality produce displays, punky fishmongers, etc.)

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                  iLoveFood Apr 18, 2007 08:02 AM

                  Whole Foods definitely carries it and if I'm not mistaken so does Bristol Farms (not 100% sure about that).

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                    gomagoma Apr 18, 2007 10:08 AM

                    Yep, Whole Foods has it. I usually get mine at the Whole Foods in West LA (National) or Brentwood. I'm pretty sure Cube on La Brea also has it!

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                      liu Apr 18, 2007 10:16 AM

                      I think Bristol Farms has a great selection of cheeses; if they don't carry it, I know they would and could!

                  2. Local Apr 17, 2007 10:28 PM

                    It used to be available at The Cheesestore of Silverlake on Sunset... a little overwhelming for my taste, but I have a friend who shares your appreciation for it- she found it there.

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