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Easy Pub Style Beer Cheese Dip

Easy Pub Style Beer Cheese Dip – served warm or cold, this cheddar cheese dip is a winner! It’s great for Game Day’s or any occasion when you want a creamy cheese snack.

Easy Pub Style Beer Cheese Dip - Cream cheese, cheddar cheese, beer and spices make this game day or any occasion snack an all-time favorite!

Lately I’ve been obsessed with dips! Especially savory cheese ones like this easy Pub Style Beer Cheese Dip. Near our house there’s an Irish Pub that serves a pub cheese appetizer that is amazing. So I’ve been on a mission to create a recipe just as tasty as the restaurant’s version, if not better. This is it guys…mission accomplished.

Besides the delicious taste, my favorite thing about this recipe is how totally easy it is to make. The ingredients go right into the food processor, pulse until it’s nice and smooth and you’re done. Five minutes or less, start to finish! How simple is that?

This pub dip recipe can be totally adapted to your tastes too. Like a thinner dip, then add more beer. If you prefer it hot and spicy, add another pinch of cayenne, a few dashes of hot sauce or some jalapeno slices.

Ingredients to make Beer Cheese Dip.

INGREDIENTS TO MAKE PUB STYLE BEER CHEESE DIP

There are only 7 ingredients to this super easy recipe + salt which is optional.

  • Cream Cheese
  • Cheddar Cheese
  • Garlic
  • Worcestershire Sauce
  • Ground Mustard
  • Cayenne
  • Beer
Easy Pub Style Beer Cheese Dip - Cream cheese, cheddar cheese, beer and spices make this game day or any occasion snack an all-time favorite!

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WHAT KIND OF BEER TO USE IN BEER CHEESE DIP

The dip’s flavor depends a lot on which beer you choose. A dark beer will give a more robust, intense flavor, while a pale ale will have a more subtle beer flavor. Your best bet is to use a beer that you already like to drink because the flavor will be prevalent in the dip.

If you want to skip the beer entirely, you can replace it with something that will give volume to the dip, like non-alcoholic beer or seltzer water. I’ve been told that ginger ale and sparkling cider will work too, but will add a sweet flavor to the dip.

CAN PUB STYLE BEER CHEESE DIP BE MADE AHEAD?

Sure can! I personally think it tastes best right out of the food processor, but it can be made a couple of days ahead. Just store the dip in a tightly covered container until you are ready to serve.

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Cream cheese, cheddar cheese, beer and spices make this game day or any occasion snack an all-time favorite!

Easy Pub Style Beer Cheese Dip

Served warm or cold, this cream cheese, cheddar and beer dip is a winner! Great for Game Day or any occasion where you want a creamy cheese snack.
4.23 from 9 votes
Prep Time :10 minutes
Total Time :10 minutes
Servings :36
Calories :59
Course :Appetizer

Ingredients
 

Instructions
 

  • Blend the cheeses and seasonings in the bowl of a food processor until well combined.
  • Slowly add the beer and continue processing until the mixture is completely smooth.
  • Dip can be served immediately or refrigerated for one hour to chill and firm.
  • To serve warm, place dip into a medium saucepan and stir continuously over low heat until warm OR place dip in a microwave-safe bowl and heat on High for 1 minute intervals, stirring after each interval. Repeat until dip is heated thru.

Notes

*For a kid-friendly version, substitute seltzer water or ginger ale for the beer. *If you are concerned about added salt, wait until all of the ingredients are mixed and smooth then taste the dip. Add salt if desired or omit.

Nutrition Facts

Serving: 2TablespoonsCalories: 59kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 4gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 14mgSodium: 132mgPotassium: 30mgSugar: 1gVitamin A: 130IUCalcium: 113mgIron: 1mg

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Easy Pub Style Beer Cheese Dip - served warm or cold, this dip is a winner! Great for Game Day or any occasion where you want a creamy cheese snack.

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I’m Christine, a self-appointed foodie and almost empty-nester who is addicted to creating quick and tasty recipes that anyone can make. My goal is to give you the confidence and know-how to cook from scratch with easy, budget-friendly recipes. Welcome to my kitchen! Learn more…

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2 Comments

  1. Hi Sherie, sorry to hear this. I’ve made this recipe many times without any problems using both a large and a mini food processor ( for a half recipe). Is it possible the cheese was too soft and the blades got stuck? Was the blade all the way in? My solution would be to add some of the beer and try to keep pulsing until the cheese becomes smooth adding more beer as you go. Hope that helps.😀

  2. HELP I’m stuck…I started this recipe last night for a superbowl party but it didn’t go so good for me. I put about half of the cubed cheese mix in the food processor and it did virtually nothing. A very small amount of cheese on the bottom was crumbled, but that’s it. I then tried to move it to the blender, a hail mary sort of move of desperation, and that obviously didn’t help either. My next thought is trying to soften it a bit in the microwave first but I thought I’d check with you for any tips or tricks?

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