Saturday, September 2, 2017

Kerrygold Review & Giveaway

Have you ever eaten something unhealthy and then not only felt guilty, but got mad because you wasted the calories on something that did not taste good enough? I have, and it is one of the worst feelings for me. I get so upset, because I could have eaten something healthy if it's not going to taste the way I want anyway.

Fortunately, I found one way to ensure that I don't have that problem again, at least not where cheese and butter are concerned. Kerrygold is an Irish company that still makes their dairy the old fashioned way, with free roaming, grass fed cows. I always wondered if that really made a difference, and after trying the amazing butters and cheeses from Kerrygold, I can say it absolutely makes all the difference.


The first thing I tried was the softer butter in a tub. Butter could be one of my food groups as much as I love it, but I had never had butter as creamy and fresh-tasting as the ones from Kerrygold. It was like waking up from a lifelong sleep. I have seen the light. It probably sounds like I am exaggerating, but it is really that good. If you have never had Irish butter, namely Kerrygold, you need to try it immediately.


As good as butter is, it can't be a whole meal/snack alone. Cheese however, can be a stand alone snack or the main component in a meal. I had the pleasure or trying 7 amazing varieties of Kerrygold cheese, and they are all fantastic.


Swiss has always been my favorite kind of cheese, so I tried that first. I made grilled ham and Swiss sandwiches, using a lot of Kerrygold butter to grill it. It was so golden and crispy, and the cheese was melty, creamy, fresh and so amazingly delicious. It was better than a bistro sandwich.


All of the cheeses are so good. It was hard to pick a favorite. The Blarney Castle was exceptional. I had never tried a cheese with that flavor profile before. The Skellig was fantastic, I love the sweetness, it is so good with a fruit plate. The Cheddar cheeses were very good. Nice and sharp, but creamy enough that it wasn't too much. Dubliner was awesome, it was another unique flavor. The reduced fat was so much more flavorful than I was expecting. Reduced fat cheese is usually flavorless.

One of my favorite things I received was the Garlic & Herb Butter. I used it to make garlic bread and to flavor some angel hair pasta. It is so flavorful. It's not like that garlic "butter" stuff you get in the tubs at the store. It is real, amazingly creamy, butter with real garlic and fresh herbs mixes in. I could use this with almost everything I cook. It is a game changer.


After experiencing true, Irish butter and cheese, I can't ever go back to the lesser products I used to buy. I am so mad that my husband never told me how much better Irish butter and cheese is. He was born in Ireland for goodness sake. He got an ear-full about it. I will not make you suffer the same fate. I am here to tell you that Kerrygold butter and cheeses are better than any other brand I have EVER tried.

One of you lucky readers will get to find out first hand just how incredible these products are, because Kerrygold is giving away an Irish Gift Basket, but like the one I received. It contains two (2) of every product shown above and is a $200 value! Enter via the Rafflecopter below for your chance to win this fantastic prize. Good luck!

*I received these products at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions are 100% my own.*

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110 comments :

  1. I don't recall ever trying Irish dairy products. My favorite dairy product is Havarti cheese.

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  3. My favorite is the Kerrygold butter. So good!

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  4. I haven't tried any of the dairy products, but I'd love to try the cheese
    Sherry Compton
    savewish@yahoo.com

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  5. I have never tried Irish products before. Sound get. We would love to try these dairy products out.

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  6. I have not, but would love to. I like mozzarella.

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  7. I have not tried any but would la la LOVE to :)

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  8. I never tried any of the Irish products but would love to try them.

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  9. I never tried any of the Irish products but would love to try them.

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  10. Yes I have. My favorite is the Kerrygold salted butter.

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  11. I do not believe I have tried Irish dairy products before. My favorite dairy product is cheese.

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  12. I have not, but they look amazing, especially some of the cheese!

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  13. We love Kerrygold butter!! We get ours at Publix.

    Kristin Goodson
    lilgoodson21@yahoo.com

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  14. I love Kerrygold Dubliner cheese! I just love aged cheese in general!

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  15. I haven't tried Irish dairy products. My favorite dairy product is aged smoked cheddar cheese.

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  16. I haven't tried it but I would love to!!

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  17. I haven't tried it but I would love to!!

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  18. We have had the Kerrygold butter - it is divine. I am sure the other products are just as delicious!

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  19. no I have never tried Irish dairy products and my favorite dairy product would be cheese

    tiramisu392 (at) yahoo.com

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  20. Yes I have tried the butter and I love it!! Great for cookies too!
    seyma_bennett AT hotmail

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  21. I have! I love their butter and their cheese! I use it all the time!

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  22. I have not. My favorite dairy product is yogurt.

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  23. I have never tried these but want to

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  24. I have never tries Irish Dairy products but these look delicious and my very favorite dairy product is Sharp Cheddar Cheese.

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  25. I have not tried any yet. They all look so good thanks for the chance

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  26. We love cheese but have never tried Irish cheese

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  27. I have never tried Irish dairy products before. My favorite dairy product is camembert cheese!

    skkorman AT bellsouth DOT net

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  28. I never tried this before and my favorite dairy product is yogurt.

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  29. I never tried any of the Irish products but I've been wanting to try their butters.

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  30. My husband has had the Kerrygold Pure Irish Butter (the one in the gold foil). I am vegan, but his favorite dairy product is definitely cheese, with his favorite being Roquefort.

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  31. We love Kerrygold and always have it in the fridge!

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  32. Yes, I have tried them before. My favorite dairy product is mozzarella.

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  33. Yes. Love their mozzarella.

    jwats1127@cox.net

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  34. I have not tried anything like that unfortunately. I love pepper jack cheese on anything or just by itself

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  35. Kerrygold butter is fantastic, and I love a good aged white Irish cheddar.

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  36. I haven't, but it sounds like I need to! I love cheese.

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  37. Kerrygold does make the best butter. I like to make bread sometimes just so I can smother it with Kerrygold salted butter.

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  38. Mozzerella cheese or milk would be my favorite.

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  39. I have tried their butter before! It's delicious, and so creamy.
    Dianna

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  40. Oh, man- I LOVE Kerrygold!! Their reserve cheddar is amazing, and I love the butter. That's all I've tried so far, though!

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  41. I have never tried them but I am dying too! I am a huge cheese fan and need to try their aged cheddar! courtafi2138 at gmail .com

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  42. Kerrygold butter.

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  43. I've never tried any Irish dairy products but I'd love to.

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  44. I've never tried these products but they look good. I'm always willing to try something once.

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  45. No I have never tried irish dairy products, but I would like to. I love cheese.

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  46. Have you every tried Irish dairy products? What is your favorite dairy product?

    never before..looking forward to it thanks

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  47. I have not tried them. I love CHEESE.

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  48. I tried the Kerry Gold butter and it was terrific.

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  49. I had the Dubliner Cheese and it was quite good. I've heard good things about the Kerrygold butter and would love to try it one of these days. As for my favorite dairy product, I'd have to say it's probably milk--I use it in baking, cooking, yogurt making, and as-is.

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  50. I have never tried them, but excited to if given the chance.

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  51. I never tried any of the Irish products but would love to try them. Chesses are my favorite dairy

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  52. I have tried the butter before. It is excellent. My favorite dairy is any kind of cheese.

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  53. I haven't tried any yet. My fave dairy is sour cream.

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  54. I have not had the chance to try the Kerrygold products yet, but I have been hearing great things about them.

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  55. I haven't tried Irish dairy products~but they sure look good!

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  56. I don't believe I've ever tried specifically Irish dairy products. Cheese is by far my favorite dairy product!

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  57. No, I've never tried Irish dairy products but would love to and picking a favorite is hard, I'm crazy about both butter and cheese.

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  58. I have tried the butter and love it. Would love to try them all.

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  59. I haven't ever tried any.
    mcfallsk8er[at]aim[dot]com

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  60. I've never tried them, but would love the opportunity to!

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  61. I have not.. Im from Wisconsin so I love me some cheese.. I would love to try any of the spicy cheeses.

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  62. I'VE never tried before, but I would probably start with butter!

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  63. I haven't tried it yet, but you can bet I will be! I am a huge butter and cheese lover!

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  64. I have not tried any Irish dairy products before. My favorite dairy product is cheddar cheese.

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  65. There is nothing like an Irish Cheddar. Delicious!

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  66. No I haven't! I love sour cream the most.

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  67. I absolutely love ALL of it! Their Cheddar and butters are amazing, though!

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  68. This is awesome! I have never tried any Irish products, but I have heard so many great things about Kerrygold! This would be amazing to try!
    starla.bates ATyahooDOTcom

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  69. I've never tried Irish dairy products, but my favorite dairy product is cheese and this kind sounds especially amazing!

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  70. i haven't tried any, but boy have I ever wanted to try Kerrygold looks delicicous

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  71. I haven't tried any but I love cheese so Kerrygold will definitely be added to the need to try list!

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  72. I've never tried Irish dairy products. Any kind of cheese is my favorite dairy product.....next to ice cream that is.

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  73. I love Blue cheese...with everything. I have never tried Irish but I want to and will

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  75. I've tried Kerrygold butter before -- my mom buys it -- and a few of their cheddar varieties. Everything's very good.

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  76. Yes, I have tried Irish dairy before and I would say I really love a good sharp cheddar cheese.

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  77. My favorite is the Kerrygold butter.

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  78. I've never tried their products but I would love too! I am a huge fan of most cheese but I particularly love a sharp cheddar.

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  79. I never have but they all sound delicious! I especially love cheddar.

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  80. I have tried their butter. I like the unsalted butter.

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  81. We use Kerrygold butter all the time. I haven't tried their cheese though.

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  82. I have tried their butter which is amazing I didn't realize they had cheese!

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  83. i have not tried Irish products but i would love too!!! this is amazing!!! i love butter sour creme and all kinds of dairy products!!!

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  84. We use to have Irish cheese when we lived in the UK and many other Irish dairy products when we visited Ireland. I love the cheese the most.

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  85. I have tried the butter (salted and unsalted).

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  86. Love Kerrygold butter!

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  87. I have never tried these products but I am anxious to do so.

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  88. i haven't tried but the butter sounds amazing, i'd make the grilled cheese sandwich first thing!

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  89. I haven't had the pleasure but I would love to try these great products.

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  90. YES! I definitely have and I love Kerrygold especially the aged cheddar! It's so good! I am a cheese freak! I haven't found a cheese I don't like! haha

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  91. I have never tried them before but they sound wonderful.

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  92. i have tried their butter.. it is amazing!

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  93. I have never tried Irish dairy products. My favorite dairy product is cottage cheese.

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  94. The regular butter is very good and cheeses are amazing

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  95. I am a baker and I use Kerrygold butter in all my recipes. It is the best butter.

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  96. No I havent tried any Irish dairy products.My fav dairy product is cheese mmmmm

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  97. No I havent and my favorite dairy product is any kind of cheese.

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  98. I've tried & really like Kerrygold Pure Irish Butter.

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  99. I haven't tried Irish dairy products so I'm excited for this chance. Would love to go to Ireland to try in person.

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  100. I have never tried it but i really want to.

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  101. Yes my favorite kerrygold irish dairy product is the Kerryhold unsalted irish butter!

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  102. I haven't tried Irish dairy products. I'm a big fan of aged cheddar so I'd love to try Kerrygold's aged cheddar.

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