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Monger Madness: Help us pick the ultimate cheese champion

Eight cheeses. Three weeks. Seven taste-offs. Who will be the champion of cheese? The king of queso? The finest of fromage? Join us for Monger Madness, in stores now through April 4.

View the full Bracket here

Vote for your favorites by texting CHEESE to 55955.* When you cast your vote, you’ll receive a $5-off coupon for cheese and be entered for a chance to win a $100 Lunds & Byerlys gift card!

Update:

2017 Monger Madness Champion: Shepherd’s Way Hidden Falls

2017 Monger Madness Cheeses

  • Herbert Excentrique Gouda 
  • Nettle Meadows Kunik Mini
  • Shepherd’s Way Hidden Falls
  • Barber’s Cheddar
  • Reypenaer Gouda
  • Hook’s Paradise Blue 
  • Lagrein
  • Beehive Creamery Barely Buzzed

Stop by our deli between March 16 and April 4, taste these magnificent cheeses for yourself and help us choose the 2017 winner!

Tournament Schedule (In-Store Tastings)

March 16-18: Round 1, Game 1
Herbert Excentrique Gouda vs. Barber’s Cheddar

WINNER: Herbert Excentrique Gouda

March 19-21: Round 1, Game 2
Nettle Meadows Kunik Mini vs. Beehive Creamery Barely Buzzed

WINNER: Beehive Creamery Barely Buzzed

March 22-24: Round 1, Game 3
Reypenaer Gouda vs. Shepherd’s Way Hidden Falls

WINNER: Shepherd’s Way Hidden Falls

March 25-27: Round 1, Game 4
Hook’s Paradise Blue vs. Lagrein

WINNER: Lagrein

March 28-30: Semi-Finalists, Game 1
Herbert Excentrique Gouda vs. Beehive Creamery Barely Buzzed

WINNER: Herbert Excentrique Gouda

March 31-April 2: Semi-Finalists, Game 2
Shepherd’s Way Hidden Falls vs. Lagrein

April 3-4: Championship Matchup
Herbert Excentrique Gouda vs. Shepherd’s Way Hidden Falls

WINNER: Shepherd’s Way Hidden Falls

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