Creamy Beer Cheese Dip

Get ready to impress your guests with this easy-to-make beer cheese dip. Perfect for dipping pretzels or veggies, this recipe is a must-try!

beer cheese dip

If you’re in the mood for a tasty and indulgent dip, look no further than this creamy beer cheese dip.

Made with simple ingredients, it’s the perfect accompaniment for your favorite snacks like pretzels and chips.

Plus, it’s easy to make and sure to be a crowd-pleaser at your next party or gathering.

cheese dip ingredients in a saucepan

To serve this delicious dip, simply warm it up in the microwave or on the stovetop until it’s heated through and creamy. I personally love to dip pretzels in this beer cheese dip.

creamy beer cheese dip

You can pretty much use any kind of beer you want as long as you keep in mind that it will have an effect on the overall flavor of the cheese dip.

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Alcohol Warning

Please take into consideration that some of the alcohol in this recipe may not completely burn off and the remains could be of significant concern to recovering alcoholics, parents, and others who have ethical or religious reasons for avoiding alcohol.

For the cheese, I typically use a medium or sharp cheddar but you can use whatever you prefer. I want to taste the cheese so I like to use a sharp cheddar.

creamy beer cheese dip

If you love dipping pretzels in cheese dip then this creamy beer cheese dip is for you. Super easy to make and ready in about 15 minutes. One of the most flavorful beer cheese dips I have ever had!

pretzel and beer cheese dip

You will need the following ingredients to make this Creamy Beer Cheese recipe (see recipe card for quantities): Unsalted Butter, Yellow Onion, All Purpose Flour, Whole Milk, Beer, Cream Cheese, Dijon Mustard, Worcestershire Sauce, Hot Sauce and Cheddar Cheese.

  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter then add the onions and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, 4 to 5 minutes.
  2. Add the flour and cook stirring constantly for one minute. Whisk in the milk and the beer. Simmer, stirring occasionally until the mixture has thickened 5 to 7 minutes.
  3. Stir in the cream cheese, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, and hot sauce until melted and smooth.
  4. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add the cheddar in three batches, stirring after each addition. Wait until the cheese is melted before adding the next batch. Repeat till all the cheese is melted.
  5. Serve warm with pretzels, chips or veggies.

Printable Recipe Card

beer cheese dip

Creamy Beer Cheese Dip

Get ready to impress your guests with this easy-to-make beer cheese dip. Perfect for dipping pretzels or veggies, this recipe is a must-try!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Course Dips, Spreads & Aioli
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 702 kcal

Equipment

  • Saucepan

Ingredients
 

  • 2 Tbsp Unsalted Butter
  • ½ small Yellow Onion, coarsely grated
  • ¼ Cup All Purpose Flour
  • ½ Cup Whole Milk
  • 12 oz Beer, pale ale
  • 4 oz Cream Cheese, room temperature
  • 1 Tbsp Dijon Mustard
  • 1 Tsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • ½ Tsp Hot Sauce, such as Tabasco
  • 1 lb Cheddar Cheese, coarsely shredded
Serving Suggestions (optional)
  • Soft Pretzels
  • Chips
  • Celery

Instructions
 

  • In a saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter then add the onions and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Add the flour and cook stirring constantly for one minute. Whisk in the milk and the beer. Simmer, stirring occasionally until the mixture has thickened 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Stir in the cream cheese, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, and hot sauce until melted and smooth.
  • Reduce heat to medium low. Add the cheddar in three batches, stirring after each addition. Wait until the cheese is melted before adding the next batch. Repeat till all the cheese is melted.
  • Serve warm with pretzels, chips or veggies.

Notes

→ Please take into consideration that some of the alcohol in this recipe may not completely burn off and the remains could be of significant concern to recovering alcoholics, parents, and others who have ethical or religious reasons for avoiding alcohol.

Nutrition

Calories: 702kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 31gFat: 55gSaturated Fat: 32gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 13gTrans Fat: 0.2gCholesterol: 161mgSodium: 921mgPotassium: 235mgFiber: 1gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 1746IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 879mgIron: 1mg

Nutritional information provided for this recipe is based on 1 serving. This information is an estimate and may vary based on several factors. If nutritional information is important to you and your diet, please verify this recipe with a Registered Dietitian.

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One Comment

  1. Lily says:

    I loved this Beer Cheese Dip. My guests just loved it and wanted the recipe. Very easy and fast to make.

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