8 oz. (1/2 lb.) wedge - individually wrapped for retail It can be eaten by itself or can be spread, crumbled or melted into or over a range of other foods. Bleu cheese is known for its pungent creamy texture. The characteristic flavor of blue cheeses tends to be piquant, salty, and full earthy flavor. Crumbly texture. Some say it is the best bleu cheese they have had in America! Pairs well with Big, bold blues as well as milder wedges go surprisingly well with all sorts of drinks. In Wisconsin, we normally pair our blues with cider or beer -- everything from fruit beers, stout, weiss beer, porter and belgian ales get along famously with blue. In the world of wine, we recommend cabernet sauvignon, chianti, pinot noir, zinfandel, riesling, syrah/shiraz, ice wines and malbec.