Limburger Cheese

Limburger Cheese

8 Customer Reviews
Item Number: #1370
Weight: 0.50lbs

Limburger cheese is a soft, surface ripened cheese. Limburger cheese is world renowned for being one of the most pungent cheeses in existence. Although there were 100s of Wisconsin cheese plants making Limburger cheese just 50 years ago, Chalet Cheese in Monroe Wisconsin operates the last Limburger cheese plant in the United States. Though Limburger cheese is definitely categorized among those foods that are an "acquired taste," Limburger cheese has legions of fans.

Cheese Profile


  • young
  • medium
  • aged
  • old


  • soft
  • medium
  • hard
  • brittle


  • mild
  • medium
  • strong
  • pungent

Pairing Recommendations

Other Cheese Pairings
Strong beer, rye bread, red onions

Product Reviews (2)

Limburger Cheese

We have been and will continue buying Limburger Cheese from Wisconsin Cheese Mart. This Chalet product is exceptionally tasty and the service by Wisconsin Cheese Mart is perfect.

By Kyle Fisher

This cheese has such a bad reputation. I see videos on Youtube and what not, where they use this cheese for "challenges." The smell is nowhere near as bad as people (who don't appreciate cheese) make it out to be. I ate about 1/4 of a half pound with some crackers and I loved it. It's not for everyone but I love pungent cheese. My wife is not a fan of pungent cheese but she had not problem eating it. The flavor is fresh and the texture is amazing. Nice and smooth with beautiful coloring. I advise people to give this cheese a try. Yes is smells different, no worse than fetta, blue cheese, goat cheese ect......

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