double Gloucester

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a smooth firm mild orange-red cheese

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Mr Anderson, who serves with 1 Rifles, dedicated the Double Gloucester to the memory of pal Izzy John, a champion cheese roller, saying: "It's brilliant, I'm really happy.
The launch takes the Cathedral City brand beyond Cheddar for the first time, with the addition of two British cheese favourites: Red Leicester is the most popular regional cheese with 67% value share, bought by more than one in four UK households, while Double Gloucester holds 17% share and is enjoyed by almost one in five Households.
An 8lbs round piece of Double Gloucester is chased 200 yards down Cooper's Hill at Brockworth.
White recommends a Cheddar-like variety (ever popular, Cheddar makes up 55% of all retail sales in Britain), a white mould cheese such as Brie or Camembert, a colourful one like Double Gloucester, plus a blue cheese and a blended one.
Cheeseboard Use the best of British when compiling a cheeseboard - after all, there are 700 to choose from, the best-known of which are Cheddar, Stilton, Wensleydale, Red Leicester, Lancashire, Derby, Cornish Yarg, Double Gloucester, Caerphilly and Cheshire.
And with a creamy double Gloucester a sweet dessert wine from Australia, Grant Burge 10-year-old Tawny (PS21 at Hailsham Cellars and Harrods), has toffee, caramel and long fruitcake richness that fits beautifully.
The event sees a double Gloucester cheese rolled down Cooper's Hill, followed by competitors who race down the steep slope after it.
The company launched the three-strong range - a Double Gloucester, Red Leicester and Wensleydale - in a bid to reinvigorate the territorial cheese sector, which had been struggling amid deep-cut promotions on Cheddar.
It had to be cancelled last year on health and safety grounds with organisers afraid of being sued by a slab of double Gloucester.
Hundreds of willing participants had annually hurtled down Coopers Hill chasing a huge circular block of Double Gloucester, despite regular broken bones.
Llandyrnog Creamery is one of the UK's biggest cheese factories and also makes Double Gloucester and Red Leicester.
The line includes the following varieties in fixed-weight seven-ounce wedges: Double Gloucester, Stripey Jack, Sage Derby, Cheshire, Mellow Cheddar, Vintage Cheddar, and Red Leicester.
Runners tore down a steep 300-yard course in pursuit of an 8-pound double Gloucester cheese wheel Monday at a revival of the custom of cheese rolling.
Chris Anderson, 29, has taken home a total of 20 double Gloucester cheeses over the past 13 years.
The unofficial event sees a 7-8lb Double Gloucester chased down a steep hill.