8oz. (1/2 lb.) wedge - individually wrapped for retail Smoked gouda is a popular form of gouda that is frequently used in recipes. It also tastes great on its own, and its smokey flavor pairs well with wines, beers, and even whiskey. On a cheese board, smoked gouda can pair well with cured meats, whole grain breads, and even fruits. Its nutty flavor also complements salted nuts. Use smoked gouda in your favorite gouda recipes, from smoked gouda mac and cheese to fondue. Smoked gouda is a great addition to sandwiches as well. This is the most common form of gouda, used across many recipes. Pairs well with depending on whether your gouda is young, aged, smoked or flavor infused, we tend to enjoy it with slightly sweet beverages that complement its nutty, slightly fruity flavor.