DER SCHARFE MAXX
TAKING CHEESE TO A LEAGUE OF ITS OWN
There are many tangy cheeses. There are also many specialty cheeses that feature a creamy, melt-in-the-mouth texture and a certain finesse. “Der scharfe Maxx” has no doppelgänger, however: This is a one-of-a-kind cheese.
Cheese is passion. Especially when we’re talking about “Der scharfe Maxx”. The red bull stands for this unique cheese’s hotblooded feistiness and pleasant tanginess. While other cheeses sit dutifully on the cheeseboard and strive not to stand out, “Der scharfe Maxx” boldly takes center stage. This is a cheese that likes to make a statement. Yet it does so in a devastatingly charming way – one part cheeky, one part bold, but always with panache. Whether it’s on a counter or a table, “Der scharfe Maxx” shows who's king of the dairy world. This is a cheese that makes a strong entrance – but then melts away on your tongue.
A STAR MATURES
Can a cheese defy the conventions once in a while? And can Swiss tradition be combined with the courage to embrace new ideas? The story of “Der scharfe Maxx” starts with revolutionary questions like these.
In 2003, work accordingly began on creating a completely new specialty cheese, helped along the way by a large serving of self-belief. After maturing the cheese for approximately five months we couldn’t wait any longer. The first round was sliced into while still in the cellar. All the master cheesemakers instantly knew there would be some explaining to do here. The fine yet full-flavored taste. The multitude of aromas. The delicate way it melted on the tongue. It was as if we had added a new dimension to the craft of cheesemaking: “Der scharfe Maxx” was born.
COOKING WITH “DER SCHARFE MAXX”
Are you on the lookout for creative recipe ideas or exciting combinations to try with a full-bodied cheese? Do you like creating unusual culinary delicacies with exceptional aromas? We’ve put together some recipes using “Der scharfe Maxx”, as well as some pairings for any occasion.
WHAT DOES “DER SCHARFE MAXX” ACTUALLY TASTE LIKE?
We put this question to a large number of keen cheese eaters. “Not really sharp at all, but wonderfully tangy and creamy,” – the words of one cheese fan for example. Ultimately, though, there isn’t only one right answer to the question of what “Der scharfe Maxx” tastes like, but many. The best solution? Taste “Der scharfe Maxx” for yourself.
THE MAXX FAMILY
“Der scharfe Maxx” is part of an exceptional family of cheeses that bring a whole new dimension to the experience of savoring. The other Maxx specialties that Studer cheesemakers makes will tickle your taste buds in various ways. Get ready for probably the smoothest family history since Swiss cheese began. Discover the Maxx family cheeses and the typical personalities of each of its different members.