Limburger Cheese Spread



Limburger Cheese Spread, Chalet Cheese Cooperative, Monroe, Wisconsin

The only source of Limburger in the U.S. is Master Cheese Maker Myron Olson from the Chalet Cheese Cooperative. This cheese is well-known for its pronounced aroma from rind-washing in brine.

Olson is one of a kind.  Describing Limburger cheese to the uninitiated presents a challenging minefield of adjectives. “Pungent” and “aromatic” are the words given by the experts. But even an experienced cheeseman such as Olson veers into less-than-pleasant imagery when describing the Limburger experience.  “I don’t want to say barn-y,” he says, “but, yeah, it’s kind of like a barn-y flavor and smell.”

Firm, flavorful cheese is actually buttery and slightly sweet with a sharp note.  With age, it becomes stronger in flavor, more pungent and softer to the core.

This product comes in an 8 ounce container.


Limburger Cheese Spread

This Limburger cheese spread is packaged in a plastic tub, and has a smooth, creamy texture.  It has a mild, but pungent, taste and smell.

Pairing suggestions: Potter’s Wisconsin Rye Crackers, or fresh rye bread.


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