Cheddar Cheese 5 Year Old Extra Sharp Half Loaf

Cheddar Cheese 5 Year Old Extra Sharp Half Loaf

39 Customer Ratings
Item Number: #1179
Weight: 2.50lbs

Wisconsin is leading in Cheddar production, which makes it no surprise that this Cheddar is one of our most popular cheeses. This Wisconsin Cheddar has been aged for over 5 years, giving it a rich flavor and slightly tangy bite. As cheddar ages it loses its smooth, firm texture and becomes more granular and crumbly. This is a traditional Wisconsin golden colored cheddar. The sharp flavor makes this cheese perfect for any beer or wine tasting, gives sandwiches a delicious zing, and can even be paired perfectly with gourmet sausage.

Cheese Profile


  • young
  • medium
  • aged
  • old


  • soft
  • medium
  • hard
  • brittle


  • mild
  • medium
  • strong
  • pungent

Pairing Recommendations

  • Malbec
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Zinfandel
  • Chardonnay
  • Merlot
  • IPA
  • Pale Ale
  • Pilsner
  • Stout
  • Porter

Other Cheese Pairings
Salami, Savory Crackers, Nuts, Crusty Artisan Bread, Dried Fruit

Product Reviews (6)

5 year cheddar
By Panke

excellent tasting cheddar

Cheddar Cheese 5 Year Old Extra Sharp
By Brian Perry

still the best place to buy cheese with the flavor it used to have before all this plastic processed cheese became the norm in grocery stores

Real Price Performer
By Paul Clement

While we often order special Wisconsin cheeses, such as 17-year-old cheddar, our fallback is always the 5-year-old. It is as good as anyone would ever need and yet quite affordable. There is always a half loaf in the refrigerator. We use it in a variety of ways from sliced in grilled cheese sandwiches to melted in Welsh Rarebit. It never fails to provide an excellent result.

5yr aged cheddar
By Brian Perry

Cheddar cheese as it's meant to be. Good luck trying to find this quality and flavor in your local grocery store!

5 year old perfection
By Patricia Sheets

The best flavor, just the right sharpness. Perfect!

By Brian Perry

carrying on a family tradition for Christmas. Cheese made like it used to be, not that plastic stuff they sell in the grocery!

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