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Fromagerie Saint-Benoit-du-Lac

The monks of the Saint-Benoit-du-Lac abbey have been making cheeses since 1943. With audacity, they were able to create a first blue cheese named “Ermite”. Over time, their know-how has enabled them to develop a dozen cheeses: Swiss or Gouda, blue, grain or smoked, and made from whole milk, without modified milk ingredients. Their method allows them to produce lactose-free cheese. Many prizes have been awarded. In 2019, the Fontina cheese won a "Caseus" prize in Quebec. At the 2016-2017 World Cheese Awards, the smoked blue cheese was awarded a bronze medal. At the 2015 and 2017 British Empire Show, Frère Jacques cheese received second prize. Find them all at our boutique.

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Tourism Eastern Townships

Address
1, rue Principale, Saint-Benoît-du-Lac Quebec J0B 2M0

Phone
819-843-4080

Email
info-visiteur@abbaye.ca

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Description (Print tourist guide)
  • Description : Cheese maker selling fine cheeses such as Swiss, blue, Gouda, curd, and goat cheeses. Also available in the shop are the Abbey’s fondue cheese, a Camembert, and an old cheddar.
Services
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Tourist signs
Schedule
  • Open year-round
Membership in a network
  • Créateurs de saveurs
  • Agritourism buisness
Awards and mentions
  • Awards and/or Mentions : 2016 Caseus Award.

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