Cheddar Cheese 5 Year Old Extra Sharp

Cheddar Cheese 5 Year Old Extra Sharp

118 Customer Ratings
Item Number: #1181
Weight: 0.50lbs

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
  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • IPA
  • Pale Ale
  • Pilsner
  • Stout
  • Porter

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

Product Reviews (3)

Yummy Sharp :)
By Renee Clark

Finally, a 'sharp' cheddar cheese worthy of the name. A firm cheese with a bold flavor. We liked it so much we quickly ordered it again.

5 yr old cheddar
By Felix Kowalski

Best cheddar I have ever eaten.

5 year cheddar
By Dan Rumsey

I love the 5 year old cheddar it has just the right sharpness for my taste. I find that most blocks at that age are just starting to get crumbly so I usually set it out for a few minutes before eating.

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