Stout Beer Cheese Dip

This robust and flavorful cheese dip is great for parties and entertaining. Add a little spice if you like things with zing!
Dish type
Appetizer

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Stout or Porter
  • 1/4 cup Dijon Mustard
  • 2 tablespoons Butter (unsalted)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 bag (16oz) shredded sharp cheddar
  • 1 jalapeno, minced (optional)

Directions

  1. Combine the beer, mustard, butter, and cayenne pepper in a saucepan on medium heat until well mixed.
  2. Gradually add the cheese, in 1 cup batches, whisking until the texture is smooth. Stop adding cheese once you have achieved your desired thickness; remove from heat and stir in minced jalapeno.
  3. Note: for a tangier taste – reduce the shredded cheese to 8 ounces and add one 8-oz packages of cream cheese.