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Wine Cheese & Escape the Room

August 1, 2015



Today is one of the first days that I have finally had to leave my house and do stuff with my friends. For the past few months I have mostly tried to not do anything except make time to help my dad.

It was a 2 part event, there was a wine and cheese thing at my friend’s house, and then escape the room: puzzle room.

Lets start with the wine and cheese. Realistically to me, I don’t know much about how to choose cheeses for wine. So I went to sprouts and just looked at cheese, then I researched on wiki. I came across this purple moon cheese already pre-soaked in cabernet. However, since we were drinking wine, I don’t think that would be a good fit, if we were drinking a white wine.

Next cheese I saw was some limburger. It looked like it would be pretty good, however when I started reading the wiki I got a little nervous.

Limburger is a cheese that originated during the 19th century in the historical Duchy of Limburg, which is now divided among modern-day Belgium, Germany, and Netherlands. The cheese is especially known for its pungent odor caused by the bacteria Brevibacterium linens, which is partially responsible for body odor and particularly smelly feet.[1]

The though of a smelly feet cheese didn’t sound too appealing. So I ended up with a cheese called montegro.

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