Maker Reserve cheese paired with various foods
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Take your taste buds on a dynamic journey of each exceedingly delicious vintage of our very best aged cheddars.


Crumbly and chock-a-block with crystals, 2010 Maker’s Reserve is as full of caramelly sweetness as it is buttery, bold and smooth as velvet.

  • caramel
  • strawberries
  • aged balsamic vinegar
  • crusty bread with olive oil
  • oysters
2010 Extra Sharp White Cheddar 2010 Cheese paired with strawberries


Lightly fruity and nutty, 2012 Maker’s Reserve has herbaceous notes that build up to a white pepper finish, and a crumbly, shattering texture that becomes velvety on the palate.

  • Rich dark chocolate, lightly sprinkled with sea salt.
A block of 2012 Extra Sharp White Cheddar 2012 Cheese paired with salted chocolate


Complex, fruit forward and immensely likeable, our 2013 Maker’s Reserve is short and crumbly, with notes of gooseberry.

  • Tart dried Oregon cherries
A block of 2013 Extra Sharp White Cheddar 2013 Cheese paired with tart dried Oregon cherries


Our 2014 Maker’s Reserve’s buttery flavor and creamy texture are complemented by its savory and savage notes, and hints of herbs and grass.

  • Salted honey
  • Fatty cured meats, like prosciutto
  • Anchovies & Capers
  • Oregon Hazelnuts
A block of 2014 Extra Sharp White Cheddar 2014 Cheese paired with prosciutto


Sweet top notes, and bitter, citrusy undertones give way to 2015 Maker’s Reserve’s unmistakable nuttiness. Crumbly and dry, its finish is creamy and velvety smooth.

  • Marcona almonds
  • Cured meats
  • Smoked salmon
  • Blood oranges
  • Smoked honey
A block of 2015 Extra Sharp White Cheddar 2015 Cheese paired with smoked salmon


Classic cheddar flavor with sweet, nutty notes of caramel and an unexpected zing, our 2016 Maker’s Reserve is short and creamy-bodied, slightly dry with an easy bite.

  • Charcuterie
  • Peppered meats
  • Dried apricots
  • Pimentos
  • Sweet potatoes
A block of 2016 Extra Sharp White Cheddar 2014 Cheese paired with dried apricots


Smooth and short-bodied, with strong notes of stone fruits and a sweet nose, 2017 Makers Reserve is fresh, citrusy and as bright as summer.

  • citrus-marinated olives
  • almonds
  • honey
  • rosemary
  • orange
A block of 2017 Extra Sharp White Cheddar 2017 Cheese paired with citrus-marinated olives
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Where to Buy

Find our exceptional line of Maker's Reserve aged cheddars exclusively in your neighborhood grocer's cheese case and at our Creamery in Tillamook.

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