Wisconsin Brick Cheese Widmers

Wisconsin Brick Cheese Widmers

1 Customer Rating
Item Number: #1074
Weight: 1.00lbs

Brick cheese is a Wisconsin original cheese. John Jossi, a Swiss-born American cheese maker, invented it in 1877. He taught the recipe for Brick cheese to a dozen other Wisconsin dairies, and it was later sold to Kraft. Although many variations of Brick cheese are made today, only a small percentage of it is authentic, with a distinct, traditional flavor. Original Wisconsin Brick cheese is smear-ripened to develop a full, earthy flavor with maturity. This Wisconsin Mild Brick cheese is a young version of the authentic, cellar-ripened brick. The flavor is mild and sweet, which makes it an extremely versatile cheese. The texture is rich and creamy, and this Brick cheese melts beautifully. Made by Widmer’s Cheese Cellars in Theresa, Wisconsin.

The Basics

Region: Theresa, WI

Milk Type: Cow

Pasteurization: Pasteurized

Rennet Type: Vegetarian

Age: Young

Ingredients: Pasteurized milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes, and annatto color

Cheese Profile


  • young
  • medium
  • aged
  • old


  • soft
  • medium
  • hard
  • brittle


  • mild
  • medium
  • strong
  • pungent

Pairing Recommendations

  • Chardonnay
  • Pinot Noir
  • Merlot
  • Champagne
  • Riesling
  • Stout
  • Pale Ale
  • Porter
  • Lager
  • Belgian Ale

Other Cheese Pairings
Chicken , Pork, Salami, Savory Crackers, Nuts, Olives, Crusty Artisan Bread, Grapes, Dried Fruit

Product Reviews (2)

Brick cheese
By Christine Hasbrouck

This Brick cheese is mild and creamy. I used it in my Lasagna along with a Parmesan and it was amazing.

Best chees there is.
By Glenn Biddle

I got my order yesterday. I Always had a hard time finding this cheese. We love this one. It test great. Smooth. .it melt great. On burger, bread. It's just good. I feel you will love this cheese also. Thank you for caring this cheese. I love all your cheese we have got Ty Glenn

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