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Warm Kentucky Beer Cheese

Warm Kentucky Beer Cheese

JC Phelps
A dip that originated in Clark County, Beer Cheese is a Kentucky staple. You'll love my easy-to-make recipe for Warm Kentucky Beer Cheese!
5 from 1 vote
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American, Southern
Servings 8 servings
Calories 152 kcal


  • 1 c. Beer your choice
  • 8 oz. Sharp Cheddar Cheese shredded
  • 2 tbsp. Flour
  • 1 tbsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1 tbsp. Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 tsp. Parsley
  • 1 tsp. Kosher Salt
  • 1 tsp. Black Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. Onion Powder


  • Over medium heat, whisk together the flour and butter until a roux forms. Add garlic powder, onion powder, Worcestershire, parsley, salt, and pepper to roux; whisk together for roughly one minute.
  • Add beer (1/2 c. at a time), whisking frequently, until the mixture begins to thicken.
  • Add shredded cheddar cheese and whisk until fully melted and combined.
  • Serve immediately + enjoy!


Use a beer of your liking, as the flavor will come through in the beer cheese! 


Sodium: 451mgCalcium: 211mgVitamin C: 1mgVitamin A: 341IUSugar: 1gFiber: 1gPotassium: 85mgCholesterol: 28mgCalories: 152kcalMonounsaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 5gFat: 10gProtein: 8gCarbohydrates: 7gIron: 1mg
Keyword appetizers, Beer Cheese, southern
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