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White Cheddar Beer Cheese

Delicious beer cheese you can serve with pretzels, veggies, or anything else you want
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: beer, cheese, dip
Servings: 2 cups
Author: Jessica Morone


  • saucepan
  • whisk


  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup beer
  • 8 oz sharp white cheddar cheese block (pre-shredded cheese doesnt melt as well!)
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • pinch salt and pepper to taste


  • Shred cheddar cheese, set aside
  • In a large saucepan over medium heat melt butter. Once melted, whisk in flour and continue to whisk until a thick roux forms.
  • Slowly add the milk while whisking constantly to avoid clumps.
  • Allow the sauce to simmer and milk to come to a boil, then whisk until the sauce thickens.
  • Whisk in the 1/2 cup beer, let simmer until sauce thickens again.
  • Add the shredded cheese and whisk until cheese melts into the sauce.
  • Whisk in the dijon mustard and salt and pepper.
  • Serve hot