Brabander Reserve

Fromagerie L'Amuse


Every year Betty Koster of Amsterdam's L’Amuse Cheese Shop sets aside a small amount of her Brabander goat gouda and ages them double the amount of time. Brabander is typically aged for 8 months, so Brabander Reserve (AKA Black Betty) is aged 16 months. She releases them to small, independent shops like ours just in time for the holidays. Brabander Reserve is crystally with big caramel, grass, and milkshake flavors. Don't miss it!

Farm/Producer/Importer: Fromagerie L'Amuse/Essex St. Cheese Company
Place: Brabant, Holland
Style: Hard
Milk Type: Goat
Rennet: Vegetarian
Age: 16 Months
Pairing: Off-dry Riesling, White ale


We only ship orders Monday-Wednesday to ensure your order arrives before the weekend.

Orders placed Wednesday-Sunday will ship the next Monday.

Because our products are perishable, all orders are shipped so they arrive within 1-3 days.

We require 24 hours to receive and process orders, as we cut, wrap, pack, and ship directly from our shops to your front door.

During December and other peak periods, we may require several days to process and deliver your order and will inform you of any unusual delays.

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Our online ordering system is available seven days a week, and we offer pickup at both our locations Monday-Saturday 10:30am-5:30pm

Please note we are closed on Sundays and most holidays.

All orders online and by phone require at least one-hour processing time and at high peak times this may be extended. We are unable to provide drive-up service. Please place orders in advance.

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