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How much are you willing to pay for cheese? Twenty dollars? Thirty?
If you want a bite of Tony Hook's 20-year-old cheddar cheese, you'll have to shell out more than $200 per pound, the Chicago Tribune reports.
The Mineral Point, Wisconsin, cheese maker debuted a 15-year cheddar in 2009, to such national fervor that he put nearly 500 pounds of the stuff aside. Five years later, he's preparing to release the aged cheddar; while it won't be available until May, cheese shops say it will be sold out in another week or two due to pre-orders.
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Hook has checked on it several times a year, and deems the cheddar "really, really good."
"It's just something that's special," Hook says. "We're not planning to release it every year. This is kind of a one-shot deal for now."
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