Rauchkase is a German for smoked cheese, normally being semi-soft with a smoky brown rind. The most famous variety is Bruder Basil, named for dairy entrepreneur Basil Weixler, whose dairy company is still in operation today.
Bruder Basil (Brother Basil), is a smoked cheese made from pasteurised cows' milk. It is smoked over beech wood, which gives it its special flavour. It has a creamy texture and goes well with dunkels (dark German beer) or white wine.
Calories in different varieties and various types of cheeses
The number of calories in various types of cheese is very similar when you compare your cheese to a similar types of cheese.
For example, almost cheeses that are similar to Cheddar cheese have around 400 calories per 100g
If the Rauchkäse is not listed below, select a similar type of cheese from the list below to get a rough idea for the number of calories in Rauchkäse.
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|Cheese type||Calories per 100g|
|Queso blanco cheese||310|
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