The Stag


Bold & Nutty Specialty Cheddar

Gold Medal — International Cheese Awards

Four-Time 1st Place Winner — American Cheese Society Awards

Select vats of The Fawn are chosen for further aging to allow for the development of the intense, bold flavor characteristics of The Stag. It is rugged, driving strong toffee and butterscotch notes yet it possesses the sweet finish of The Fawn. As it ages, The Stag develops a hint of crystalline crunch to further enliven the taste buds with rich texture as well as flavor. The Stag, a true Wisconsin Original, is a traditional bandage-wrapped 22 lb. daisy wheel Cheddar. Chosen as one of the “101 Best Cheeses of the Year” by Culture Magazine.


Our Favorite Pairings

  • Beers: Stout, Hard Cider, Amber
  •  Wines: Pinot Noir, Red Zinfandel, Nomadic Reds
  • Nibblies: Cashews, Dried Cranberries, Dried Cherries, Pistachios, Pumpernickel

 Awards

  • 2018
    • Gold, Best USA Cheese, Cheddar, Extra Mature/Vintage — International Cheese Awards
    • Silver Medal — World Cheese Awards
  • 2017
    • Gold, Best USA Cheese, Cheddar, Vintage — International Cheese Awards
    • 1st — American Cheese Society Awards
  • 2016
    • 1st — American Cheese Society Awards
  • 2015
    • Gold — International Cheese Awards
    • 2nd — American Cheese Society Awards
  • 2014
    • Silver — World Cheese Awards
    • Bronze — International Cheese Awards
    • 1st — American Cheese Society Awards
  • 2013
    • 1st — American Cheese Society Awards

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