Brick Cheese

Keystone Farms Cheese


16oz. (1 lb.) block Available for shipping now Brick is a Wisconsin original, first made by John Jossi around 1877. Some brick cheeses resemble Germany's surface-ripened beer cheese or beer käse. Brick was named for its shape because cheesemakers originally used bricks to press the moisture from the cheese. Wisconsin leads the nation in the production of brick. Pairs well with Wisconsin brick likes to share the loveseat with solid, salt-of-the-earth brews and wines.

If you're thinking beer, we recommend bock, stout, pale ale, weiss beer, porter or brown ale. If you prefer wine: chardonnay, pinot noir, merlot, champagne, riesling, sauvignon blanc, beaujolais, pinot gris and gruner veltliner are all wise choices.