Edam

An elder statesman of cheese, Edam is named after the small town in Holland where it originated more than 800 years ago. Edam is often wrapped in the shape of a ball and is known for its distinctive red wax. Wisconsin cheesemakers produce Edam in smoked, caraway, aged, organic, and reduced-fat varieties.

FLAVOR

Nutty, rich, and slightly sweet.

GOES WELL WITH

Crackers, apples, pears, melons, apricots, cherries, and nuts.

PAIRS WITH

Beaujolais, Brown Ale, Champagne, Lager, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, and Stout.