search
Your Cart
Bacteria Linens (Red)

Bacteria Linens (Red)

Regular price $23.95
Regular price $23.95
  • Select TitleDefault Title
100% No-risk money back guarantee
4.91 11 reviews

Description

Brevibacterium Linens (red mold) is used in making surface-ripened or interior mold-ripened cheeses such as Brick, Limburger and Muenster. It develops rapidly, ensures a good ripening, and produces flavor.

This can be added to the milk at the beginning of the process as well as used in the wash (needs re-hydrating for 8-12 hrs in light salt wash) during the ripening process for washed rind cheeses. The characteristic yellow to orange color may take 15-20 days to develop.

Details

Ingredients

  • Brevibacterium linens LR (corynebacteriae)

Storage
Store in the freezer

Size
10 DCU

Yield
Using 1/16 tsp per 2 gallons of milk, added directly to the milk, will inoculate approximately 2000 gallons of milk.

Using a spray on surface application, will process approximately 1000+ gallons of milk.

Brand
Danisco Choozit

Kosher Info
Kosher OU certificate available upon request

Allergens

Yes No Allergens Description Of Components
X Peanuts
X Tree Nuts
X Sesame
X Milk
X Eggs
X Fish
X Crustaceans
X Shellfish
X Soy
X Wheat
X Triticale
X Mustard
X Sulfites

Directions

Add 1/16th teaspoon, for every 2 gallons of milk, at the same time as adding your culture.

When making larger batches, 50 gallons or more, it is economical to add the mold powder to 1 quart water mixed with 1/2 teaspoon salt in an atomizer. Rehydrate your solution for 16 hours before spraying onto the surface of your cheese. When stored in a refrigerator, the solution will keep for up to one week.

We recommend using Mini Measuring Spoons to help in adding the correct amount of starter culture.

More details can be found in our Aging Cheese FAQ's Needs an updated link to aging cheese FAQ

Cheese Making Bundle

Bacteria Linens (Red)

Item# C10

  • Reviews
  • Q & A
  • Related Recipes
4.91
Customer Reviews
4.9 Based on 11 Reviews
Write a Review Ask a Question
  • Reviews
  • Questions

Thank you for submitting a review!

Your input is very much appreciated. Share it with your friends so they can enjoy it too!

Filter Reviews:
  • ingredients
  • milk
  • New England
  • prices
  • work
  • muenster
  • linens
  • B. Linens
  • stinky"
  • smell
PJ
03/31/2020
paula j.
United States United States
cheese making

always get my ingredients in a timely fashion

MT
12/24/2019
michael t.
United States United States
New connections

Well so far it's been great. I get what I order quickly and for the most part the prices are good. Keep up the good work!

A
04/09/2019
Aletris
Excellent quality

Like all other cultures I ordered from New England cheese making supplies, Bacteria Linens worked like a charm. I have my own Limburger now!

CJ
01/13/2019
Cindy J.
Trappist Monk Chimay Beer Washed Cheese

I was always nervous about making a cheese that used B. Linens. But after cutting our Trappist beer cheese today, I'm sold on those aromatic, earthy cheeses. The red coating was perfect. The B. Linens was added into the milk at the beginning of the process, so use was easy and the flavor is wonderful. The aroma makes one's mouth water. The smell is earthy, not the smelly sock smell often associated with the "stinky" cheeses.

Cindy Johnston verified customer review of Bacteria Linens (Red)
A
12/23/2018
Anonymous
United States
Good for Muenster cheese

I made my first muenster with this B. linens and so far, the cheese is developing well speaking to the quality of the product. Product was shipped quickly and the recipes on how to best use it are very helpful as well.