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.
- Sauvignon Blanc
Other Cheese Pairings
Savory Crackers, Crusty Artisan Bread
Product Reviews (6)
By Charles Hieber
Even better than Limburger and Lederkranz Not for the faint of heart, but nothing great is.
Great smelly cheese
By George Martin
This is a very difficult type of cheese to find. I'm so grateful the Wisconsin Cheesemart carries it. I'll continue to buy it and recommend it to anyone..... Just don't expect your spouse to kiss you after you eat it.
By Beverly Watson
It is wonderful!
My favorite "stinky cheese"
By Debbie Cisar
I have loved "stinky cheese" since I was little. My Grandpa ate Limburger and Brick cheese and since I had to eat whatever he did, I developed a taste for these wonderful pungent cheeses. I still like Limburger and Aged Brick but Beerkaese has become my all time favorite. So creamy and flavorful!
By ilga higbee
The shipment arrived yesterday, well packaged, and still quite cold. The cheese (Beerkaese) was superlative - a robust, energetic flavor - I am and will enjoy.
By David Noonan
The delivery of my order was super prompt, the price was reasonable, and the product was excellent. I will definitely by a repeat customer. My only regret is that I can't eat faster!
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