Cheddar Cheese 5 Year Old Extra Sharp Half Loaf

Cheddar Cheese 5 Year Old Extra Sharp Half Loaf

43 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.

The Basics

Region: Kiel, WI

Milk Type: Cow

Pasteurization: Pasteurized

Rennet Type: Vegetarian

Age: 5 years

Ingredients: Pasteurized milk, cheese culture, salt, enzymes, and annatto (vegetable color)

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)

Old Faithful
By Paul Clement

While it's nice to periodically experience Cheddar that's considerably older, I always come back to the 5-year-old extra sharp for my daily use. It is altogether better than I need but so affordable that I indulge myself. We use it in numerous ways from Welsh Rarebit to crackers and sausage. It never disappoints.

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I really enjoyed yall cheddar chesse some of the best taste chesse ever

5 year cheddar
By Carl Ziemianski

First time I have had 5 year aged cheddar, and I must say it is amazing. I'm used to Tillamook cheese, and was told to try Wisconsin cheese. I'll definitely be buying again.

By Lesley Yates

Just tested out on some ciabatta.....Welsh rarebit......passed the test....delicious.

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

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