Apple Smoked Cheddar cheese, Carr Valley cheese, La Valle, Wisconsin
Apple Smoked cheddar begins with a traditional cheddar recipe. Finished, 12 lb. wheels are then smoked over applewood before being hand rubbed with paprika, which gives the cheeses their very distinct orange rind.
The interior paste of the cheese is ivory-white and has a supple, moist texture that is classically that of a Wisconsin cheddar. Flavors show the sweetness of the milk and are balanced by light smoke with the spicyness imparted by the paprika.
We like it with: whole grain mustard, porter beer