Cheese Award

ACS Cheese Competition, 2017

Class: EW: Cheddars, Cheddar wrapped in cloth, linen - aged up to 12 months - all milks

Third Place
Willi Lehner, Bleu Mont Dairy, Blue Mounds, WI
Bandaged Cheddar

Class: EB: Cheddars, Cheddar wrapped in cloth, linen - aged over 12 months - all milks

Third Place
Willi Lehner, Bleu Mont Dairy, Blue Mounds, WI
“Reserve” Bandaged Cheddar

ACS Cheese Competition, 2013

Class: Overall

Third Place (Tie)
Bleu Mont Dairy, Blue Mounds, WI
Bandaged Cheddar

Third Place (Tie)
Bleu Mont Dairy, Blue Mounds, WI
Big Sky Grana

Class: CC: American Originals, Original Recipe/Open Category - Made from Cow's Milk

First Place
Bleu Mont Dairy, Blue Mounds, WI
Alpine Renegade

Class: EB: Cheddars, Cheddar Wrapped in Cloth, Linen - Aged Over 12 Months - All Milks

First Place
Bleu Mont Dairy, Blue Mounds, WI
Bandaged Cheddar

Third Place
Bleu Mont Dairy, Blue Mounds, WI
“Reserve” Bandaged Cheddar 22 Month

Class: HA: Italian Type Cheeses, Grating types (Reggianito, Sardo, Domestic Parmesan) - All Milks; Romano Made only from Cow's or Goat's Milk and not from Sheep's Milk

First Place
Bleu Mont Dairy, Blue Mounds, WI
Big Sky Grana

ACS Cheese Competition, 2011

Class: EW: Cheddars, Cheddar Wrapped in Cloth, Linen, Aged up to 12 Months

Second Place
Bleu Mont Dairy, Blue Mounds, WI
Bandaged Cheddar - Wrapped and Aged up to 12 Months

Class: EB: Cheddars, Cheddar Wrapped in Cloth, Linen, Aged Over 12 Months

Second Place
Bleu Mont Dairy, Blue Mounds, WI
Bandaged Cheddar - Wrapped and Aged Over 12 Months

United States Championship Cheese Contest, 2011

Class: 6 Bandaged Cheddar

Third Award
Willi Lehner/Kerry Henning, Bleu Mont Dairy, Blue Mounds, WI
Clothbound Cheddar, 99.2

ACS Cheese Competition, 2010

Class: EW: Cheddars, Cheddars Wrapped in Cloth, Linen, Aged up to 12 Months

Second Place
Bleu Mont Dairy, Blue Mounds, WI
Bandaged Cheddar Aged up to 12 months

Class: VC: Washed Rind Cheeses, Open Category Made From Cow's Milk

First Place
Bleu Mont Dairy, Blue Mounds, WI
Lil Will's Big Cheese

ACS Cheese Competition, 2009

Class: DD: American Made/International Style, Dutch Style, all Milks

Second Place
Bleu Mont Dairy, Blue Mounds, WI
Gouda - Cave Aged

Class: EB: Cheddars Wrapped in Cloth, Linen, Aged More Than 12 Months

Second Place
Bleu Mont Dairy, Blue Mounds, WI
Bandaged Cheddar

Class: VA: Washed Rind Cheeses, Aged >90 days with <42% moisture, all milks

Third Place
Bleu Mont Dairy, Blue Mounds, WI
Vermont Valley Tomme

United States Championship Cheese Contest, 2009

Class: 32. Smear Ripened Cheeses

Best of Class
Willi Lehner, Bleu Mont Dairy, Blue Mounds, WI
Lil Wil'ls Big Cheese, 99.1

ACS Cheese Competition, 2008

Class: DD: American Made/International Style, Dutch Style, All Milks

Second Place
Bleu Mont Dairy, Blue Mounds, WI
Lil Will's Cave Aged Gouda

Class: EB: Cheddars Wrapped in Cloth, Linen, Aged More Than 12 Months

Second Place
Bleu Mont Dairy, Blue Mounds, WI
Lil Will's Bandaged Cheddar

ACS Cheese Competition, 2007

Class: VC: Washed Rind Cheeses, Open Category, Cow's Milk

Third Place
Bleu Mont Dairy, Blue Mounds, WI
Driftless Select "Earth Schmier"

ACS Cheese Competition, 2006

Class: EC: Cheddars, Cow's Milk (aged less than 12 months)

First Place
Bleu Mont Dairy, Blue Mounds, WI
Lil Will's Bandaged Cheddar