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Beer Cheese Dip

Kelly @eclecticmommy
5 from 1 vote
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican


  • 8 oz. 2 c. shredded sharp cheddar
  • 8 oz. 2c. gruyere cheese
  • 1 tbsp. corn starch
  • pinch dried garlic
  • 8 oz. Corona Extra
  • pinch black pepper
  • dash nutmeg
  • optional 2 tbsp. butter


  • Lightly coat the inside of a medium saucepan (or crockpot) with olive oil. Place a pinch of dried garlic inside the pan and heat until it becomes aromatic.
  • Add 8 oz. Corona Extra to heated saucepan. Heat on medium-low until it begins to steam. Skim out dried garlic.
  • In a medium bowl mix shredded cheddar and gruyere together with 1 tbsp. cornstarch.
  • Slowly add cheese mixture to saucepan, stirring constantly.
  • Stir until cheese is fully melted and incorporated into beer.
  • ***For a thinner consistency dip add 2 tbsp. butter to the beer. Melt completely before adding in the cheese.
  • Beer Cheese Dip
  • Stir dip until the cheese is fully melted, smooth, and incorporated into the beer. Serve immediately or chill and reheat until ready to serve. The flavors really come together after an hour. Re-heat in a crockpot on low or zap on medium heat in the microwave.