Types of Cheddar Cheese
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Wondering what the differences are between the many cheddar cheese types? The difference between types of cheddar comes down to one factor: Aging!
Mild Cheddar Cheese
Mild Cheddar is aged 2 – 3 months and has a buttery, smooth flavor that both kids & adults will enjoy.
Another favorite recipe is the Baked Walleye Amandine with Mild Cheddar — fancy enough for a special occasion dinner or a healthy weeknight option!
Sharp & Seriously Sharp Cheddar
Our Sharp Cheddar is aged 7-9 months and has a creamy, smooth texture and a rich, buttery tang with nuances of sweetness.
Our Seriously Sharp Cheddar, aged 12-14 months, provides a dense and slightly crumbly texture with a welcoming intense flavor.
Extra Sharp & NY Extra Sharp Cheddar
Aged for about 12 months, our Extra Sharp Cheddar has a lovely citrus flavor.
Our New York Extra Sharp Cheddar provides the ideal balance of tangy sharp cheddar and subtle undertones of grapefruit and bergamot.
Premium Specialty Cheddars like Cabot’s Vintage Choice Cheddar, Artisan Reserve and Cabot Clothbound are aged 2 – 5 years and are excellent cheeses for a cheese board or your favorite Mac & Cheese!