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LIMBURGER CHEESE

Limburger cheese is a Belgian cow's milk cheese named for Limburg province in Belgium where it was first sold. Limburger is a semisoft surface ripened cow's milk cheese notable for its strong, pungent aroma, which develops as the cheese ripens, and becomes very strong within a few weeks. The distinctive flavor is not as strong as its odor.

Although originally a Belgium cheese, it has become essentially a German cheese since the 19th century.

Chalet Cheese Co-op in Monroe, Wisconsin is one of the very few cheese factories in the United States that still makes the notoriously odd-smelling limburger variety of cheese.
Chalet Cheese Cooperative: (608) 325-4343

The Paoli Cheese in Paoli, Wisconsin also makes limburger cheese.
 

 

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