At Lincolnshire Poacher Cheese, we are absolutely committed to producing the very best cheese that we possibly can (with a little help from our 230 Holstein Fresian Cows!) using our own fresh unpasteurised milk and traditional methods. We have to show lots of patience as cheese we are making today will probably not be sold for another 18 months!

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Our History

OUR HISTORY

Simon Jones, who started to make Lincolnshire Poacher cheese, is the fourth generation to be running the farm, which has been in the family since 1917.

Cheese Making

CHEESE MAKING

Making the cheese is an unusual blend of art and science. Getting the right temperatures and acidities throughout the process is vital.

Cheese Making

OUR HELPERS

Our ‘girls’ are arguably the most important part of the business, because they are the ones who produce the fantastic milk, without which, it would be impossible to make great tasting cheese.

OUR NEWS

Happy Cows

The cows are milking really well at the moment giving 6000 litres a day which is great because we need to put as much cheese away as possible to keep... Read more →

Solar Panels keep cheese warm!

Our 208 solar panels situated on our cheese store roof produced an amazing 1850 kwh helping to keep the cheese in store at 12 degrees centigrade which is the perfect... Read more →

TASTING NOTES

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Tasting notes

Double Barrel that we tasted this week was made on 14th Feb 2013 and is full on and quite meaty. The lastest batch of Vintage is from 8th May 2013 and is smooth and round with a little bit of sweetness. The current batch of Poacher which is from 16th November 2013 and is quite forward with a bit of a kick! Read more →

UPCOMING MARKETS

Apr
3
Fri
9:00 am Lincoln City Square @ Waterside
Lincoln City Square @ Waterside
Apr 3 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
 
9:00 am Stamford @ PE9 2DL
Stamford @ PE9 2DL
Apr 3 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Farmer’s market
Apr
4
Sat
8:30 am Spalding @ Sheep Market Car Park
Spalding @ Sheep Market Car Park
Apr 4 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
 
9:00 am Epworth Food Fair @ Market Place
Epworth Food Fair @ Market Place
Apr 4 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
 
9:00 am Sleaford @ Market Place
Sleaford @ Market Place
Apr 4 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
 
9:00 am Thrapston @ NN14 4JH
Thrapston @ NN14 4JH
Apr 4 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
High Street, Thrapston, NN14 4JH outside Barclays Bank
Apr
5
Sun
10:00 am Humber Bridge @ HU13 0LN
Humber Bridge @ HU13 0LN
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Humber Bridge Viewing Area, Ferriby Road, Hessle

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