Cheddar Cheese 5 Year Old Extra Sharp Half Loaf

Cheddar Cheese 5 Year Old Extra Sharp Half Loaf

38 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)

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!

By Sharon Ellis

Really enjoy the extra sharp flavor. Melts in you mouth and taste real good on crackers. Also, you can take a small chunk and mix it with cream cheese and some milk, makes a great cheese spread. Also, once the spread is made, add hot sauce for some heat.

By Robert Williams

The five year aged cheddar is excellent. I have purchased some several times in the last five years. The flavor is excellent for many purposes but not for thin slices for sandwiches as it is prone to crumble. My favorite use is on Mexican dishes. Robert Williams Auburn, AL

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