For a recent taste test, the F&W staff sampled a dozen Cheddar cheeses sold at supermarkets nationwide and rated these four best.
staff comment "Nice, nutty flavor."
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Cracker Barrel Sharp
staff comment "Great tang, kind of addictive."
interesting bite Cracker Barrel will celebrate its 50th birthday next year.
Sargento Sharp White
staff comment "Good creaminess, perfect for grilled cheese."
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Heluva Good Sharp
staff comment "Creamy and sharp—;but not too sharp."
interesting bite Unlike many large producers, Heluva Good ages its cheese naturally.