Ermite is a Canadian cheese made with pasteurized cow?s milk. It is produced by the religious Benedictine monks at the Abbey of Saint-Benoit-du-Lac, in a province of Quebec. This cheese has a soft pate and mould. The rind must be washed. The pate is soft and fondant, the flavor is pronounced. It can also be called Bluefort. It was created in 1943.