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Ehlenbach's Cheese Chalet

4879 County Road V, DeForest, WI 53532-1964
+1 608-846-4791
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Never offered samples

We never have a problem spending more for locally made cheese. We wanted to make a cheese sampling... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2018
IllinoisKate1
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Chicago, Illinois
Delicious cheeses and wine

Bought a mountain of cheeses including a delicious Chocolate cherry cheese which we tried for a... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2018
D P
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Wellington, New Zealand
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  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
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4879 County Road V, DeForest, WI 53532-1964
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"wisconsin cheese"
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"huge selection"
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"cheese spread"
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"cow"
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"interstate"
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

We never have a problem spending more for locally made cheese. We wanted to make a cheese sampling platter to share where we were staying for the weekend. Multiple times we were starring through the glass case and stating wish we could have samples to...More

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Brian E, Owner at Ehlenbach's Cheese Chalet, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review; however, I fear you may have us mistaken with another cheese store. We do not, nor have we ever, had stools/chairs behind our cheese counters, so you would not have seen an employee sitting...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Bought a mountain of cheeses including a delicious Chocolate cherry cheese which we tried for a laugh. Ended up being a perfect after dinner treat as it was more like fudge! Also had a nice cherry wine from here which went down well with the...More

Thank D P
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Brian E, Owner at Ehlenbach's Cheese Chalet, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! I'm glad you like the Chocolate Cheese Fudge with Cherries! One of our employees came up with that idea!

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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

I love cheese! So while visiting Wisconsin this is the shop I was looking for. There is tons of cheese to choose from and you can try any of them to make sure you like what you are buying. I bought the chocolate cheese with...More

Thank Kayla L
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Brian E, Owner at Ehlenbach's Cheese Chalet, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! Yes, the Chocolate Cheese is must try when you visit us!

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

They have a wide variety of cheeses to try. If you like hot, the ghost cheese is the best. There are also different gifts for different occassions. Give them a visit and check it out!

Thank Daphnie P
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Brian E, Owner at Ehlenbach's Cheese Chalet, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! We also have Carolina Reaper cheese if you like it HOT.

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

This is truly the best cheese shop I have found in WI, so far. They have a whole case of smoked cheeses, more than I've ever seen. They also have specialties like XXX Habanero Pepper Jack that will bring tears to your eyes. The Steakhouse...More

Thank Laurie A
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Brian E, Owner at Ehlenbach's Cheese Chalet, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review, Laurie! We smoke all of our cheese on-site and we love to experiment!

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Nice store, but the sample of cheese I got, a smoked bacon cheddar, was very blah. I will not be back.More

Thank lizSiouxFalls_SD
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Brian E, Owner at Ehlenbach's Cheese Chalet, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for your review! I am sorry you did not enjoy the smoked bacon cheddar. We also have an Applewood Smoked Bacon Muenster that has a wonderful smoky/bacon flavor! We hope you will stop again in the future to try more cheese that...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

My stay in Wisconsin has been an interesting one as I learn about one of its important products, cheese. After learning the history of cheese making at the National Historic Cheesemaking Center, it was time to try the real deal. Ehlenbach’s Cheese Chalet states that...More

Thank Hitheroadwithlila
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Brian E, Owner at Ehlenbach's Cheese Chalet, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind review!

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Wonderful variety of Wisconsin cheeses. Sampled quite a few then bought some for our travels and had some shipped home. Try some German meats and honey while you are there too!

Thank Patricia B
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Brian E, Owner at Ehlenbach's Cheese Chalet, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Patricia, Thank you for your review!

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Stopped in on the way back from the Dells. HUGE selection of Wisconsin cheeses. I had no idea you could age cheeses in some of what they offered. They also have a variety of chocolates, fudge, and WI beer. Very cool place. A little pricey...More

Thank Eric B
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Brian E, Owner at Ehlenbach's Cheese Chalet, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Eric, We strive to carry the highest quality, Wisconsin-made cheeses we can find, so our prices are a reflection of that quality. Thank you so much for your kind review!

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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

I love cheese. My family jokes that I've never met a cheese I didn't like. Obviously this was a must stop place when visiting WI. There are lots of cheeses to sample, and the variety is incredible. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Definitely...More

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Brian E, Owner at Ehlenbach's Cheese Chalet, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review!

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