Beer Cheese Dip

Beer Cheese Dip

Definitely not your average cheese dip! 

4 Tbs. unsalted butter
2-3 cloves garlic, minced
¼ cup all-purpose flour
2 cups Little Apple Brewery Riley’s Red beer
1 cup heavy cream
1/8 tsp. nutmeg
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
3-4 cups shredded Alma Creamery Sharp Cheddar cheese

In a skillet over medium heat, add butter; when butter is melted, add garlic and cook until garlic is golden brown, stirring occasionally, approx. 1 minute.

Add flour to butter mixture and whisk until mixture turns golden brown in color, approx. 2-3 minutes.

Pour in beer and heavy cream, continuing to whisk until mixture thickens slightly and comes to a simmer; remove from heat and add nutmeg; season to taste with salt and pepper.

Add cheese, one handful at a time, stirring until all cheese is added and dip has reached desired consistency. Dip is especially good served with pretzel bites but tortilla chips or crackers will also work.

Now You’re Cookin’
Chef Alli

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