Genuine Lancashire is a rare find nowadays. In 1939, there were 202 farms making Lancashire. Unfortunately, during the war and rationing, all milk was to be used only for the mass production of cheese. Today, there are only three or four farms making true Lancashire. This example is the flagship of Butler's traditional range of cheeses. Their "Tasty" is a well kept Lancashire secret. Mature and strong, it has a slightly open, creamy texture balanced with a rich meaty tang. A reassuringly complex tasting cheese handmade in Lancashire, each one is carefully wrapped in cloth before maturing for up to 12 months to allow the full flavor to develop.