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Tillamook Sharp Cheddar in OC???

Unable to find Tillamook Sharp Cheddar (red wrapper) in OC for a while now... usually easily gettable at Costco in a 2.5 lb. brick.

Anyone have an OC source??? (Doesn't have to be Costco-sized!) Thanks in advance!!!

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  1. Saw it at Wholesome Choice the other day.

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    1. re: Das Ubergeek

      Well, that'd be easy enough. Will look on my next trip.

      Thanks!

    2. Ha! Coincidentally, I was just up at the Tillamook factory in Oregon and asked that very question - seems that all LA markets are clean out. They told me that they are actually completely sold out of the sharp cheddar, but expect to have their newly aged batch ready by July 1. If it's any comfort, the store in the factory also did not have any sharp cheddar available either.

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      1. re: Queequeg

        Wow, sold out? Sounds like it'll be back, though, which is the important thing. Thanks!

        1. re: Queequeg

          Did you try their ice cream? It has got to be the richest in the world! It's been about 15 years since our last time and I can still recall that creamy goodness! YUM!

          1. re: Queequeg

            We were wondering why we can't find it anywhere and hoped they had not stopped making it. Good to know it is coming back.

          2. iirc, the albertson's in quail hill has tillamook white sharp cheddar.

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            1. re: wilafur

              Yes, I've seen the white cheddar (black wrapper); I'm after the regular sharp. But thanks anyways!

            2. i'm in seattle for the weekend and they had the tillamook sharp cheddar at the local costco. i bought a brick to bring back to la. lols.

              if costco has it, i figure tillamook is releasing the latest batch of the cheese.

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              1. Tillamook sharp back at Irvine Costco!!! (Last Friday, anyways.)

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                1. re: Allmodcons

                  Yeah, I bought some at Wholesome Choice in Irvine on Saturday. They have mild, medium, sharp, and extra-sharp.

                2. just wanted to confirm that have a whole bunch of the cheese at the MDR costco.

                  1. I just saw it at Ralphs (MacAurthur and Fairview) on Monday night.

                    1. Thank you, all... thank goodness THAT's over.