10 Minute Beer Cheese Dip

  • Author: Sprinkles & Sea Salt
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Total Time: 10



2 tbsp unsalted butter

1/4 cup white all-purpose flour

3 tbsp heavy cream

12oz beer, IPA

1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce

1 tsp smoked paprika

1 tsp sea salt

3 cups sharp cheddar cheese, grated


1/4 cup cooked and crumbled chorizo or bacon (optional)

1 tbsp green onion, sliced thin (optional)

For Serving*

Soft pretzel bites

Soft pretzel rolls

Pretzel sticks

Pretzel slims

Sourdough bread

Carrot sticks

Celery sticks

Cauliflower florets


Heat a large, heavy bottomed, sauté pan over medium heat

Add butter

Once butter is melted add the flour, use a wooden spoon to mix until flour absorbs all of the butter and a paste is formed

Add the heavy cream, 1 tbsp at a time, whisking until liquid is fully absorbed forming a roux

Slowly add the 12oz of beer, continuing to whisk vigorously until beer is fully combined

Whisk in Worcestershire sauce, paprika and salt

Add cheese 1 cup at a time, mixing with a wooden spoon until fully melted

Allow cheese dip to come to a low boil, being careful not to burn

Transfer into heat safe serving dish

Garnish with chorizo or bacon, green onions and a pinch of smoked paprika, if desired

Serve immediately with desired dipping accompaniments


*Serve with whatever you like, these are just suggestions

  • Category: Dips
  • Method: Stovetop

Keywords: easy beer cheese dip, quick dip, 10 minute dips, easy appetizers