Beer Cheese Soup

Beer Cheese Soup was a must have on the Beerfest menu. I had never made it before and was surprised at how easy it was. It’s definitely not the healthiest thing in the world, but it sure was good!!

Level of Difficulty: Moderate
Time Required: Prep Time – 15 min; Cook Time – 30 min


1/2 c. butter

1 sweet onion, chopped

3/4 c. chopped carrot

3/4 c. chopped celery

1 c. all purpose flour

2 c. chicken broth

1 12 oz. beer (preferable a Pale Ale)

8 oz. shredded cheddar cheese

8 oz. shredded swiss cheese

2 c. half and half

1/2 tsp. salt

1/2 tsp. dry mustard

1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce

How to make Beer Cheese Soup:

Melt butter in large pot over medium heat. Add onion, carrots and celery. Saute until softened. Add flour and cook for 5 minutes, stirring often. Add chicken broth and beer. Heat until it comes to a boil. Slowly add cheese while stirring until boiling and smooth. Add half and half, salt, dry mustard, and Worcestershire sauce. Reduce heat to low and cook until soup has thickened.  Serve immediately.

Beer Cheese Soup


One comment

  1. Tara says:

    Looks yummy!!

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