Beerkaese Cheese

Beerkaese Cheese

44 Customer Ratings
Item Number: #1028
Weight: 1.00lbs

Though literally translated as "beer cheese," there is no beer in Beerkaese. It is a pungent and salted surface-ripened cheese that starts out much like brick cheese. It ripens for seven months in highly humid conditions and is related to Limburger cheese, and has a similarly powerful smell, but a much more mild taste. Connoisseurs of this cheese often enjoy it with beer (sometimes dipping the cheese directly in their drinks), hence the name. This Wisconsin cheese has a robust, full bodied, earthy, slightly tangy flavor similar to Limburger.

Cheese Profile


  • young
  • medium
  • aged
  • old


  • soft
  • medium
  • hard
  • brittle


  • mild
  • medium
  • strong
  • pungent

Pairing Recommendations

  • Merlot
  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • Pilsner
  • Lager

Other Cheese Pairings
Savory Crackers, Crusty Artisan Bread

Product Reviews (6)

Beerkaese cheese review
By Karl Duchow

The quality and flavor are fantastic. The only downside is the cost. I feel it is overpriced, but I will probably buy more in the future.

By Jim Sinclair

I have ordered this cheese from Wisconsin Cheese Mart in the past and I have been delighted by it. This last order was much milder in both taste and aroma than in the past. I will probably avoid this cheese in the future.

At last
By mary lou Harbeck

We love this robust creamy cheese. We have looked for many years to find it.AT LAST we found it. Will always keep some in our fridge.

Absolutely gross!
By Kristen Catalano

I don t know if this was spoiled when it got to us or what, but we love all pungent cheese and this just smelled disgusting and tasted just as gross. Our entire fridge stunk after we opened it and the scent was stuck on my fingers and it was horrible! Couldn t get the stench off!

By Al Statler

Very nice flavor and texture, would buy again.

My favorite cheese!
By Patricia Waites

Every so often I have several pounds of Beerkaese cheese sent to my now state, Oregon. Being a Wisconsin grown girl, oh how I miss my Beerkaese cheese. Every time I go back to visit, I pick up 4-5 lbs. to bring home with me. It is so yummy.

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