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Hot Triple Cheese Beer Dip

Hot Triple Cheese Beer Dip for the win, smokey, creamy, dreamy and downright addicting! Beer Cheese Dip is made with just a handful of easy to find ingredients and is ready in 25 minutes or less! This pub staple is a hit, especially when served with soft pretzels for dipping.

Category Appetizer, Party Food, Snack, Tailgate
Cuisine American
Keyword #dip, Cheese, Happy Hour, Pub Food
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author Mean Green Chef


  • 3/4 cup (180 ml) milk, sub cream if desired
  • 3 Tablespoons (23 grams) all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tablespoons (28 grams) butter
  • 2 large garlic cloves, smashed + skinned + finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning
  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) ale or lager (we use Sierra Nevada Torpedo IPA), sub your favorite brew see the list above
  • 2 cups (226 grams) shredded sharp cheddar cheese, hand-grated preferably
  • 8 oz (1block) cream cheese, cubed + room temperature
  • 2 cups (226 grams) Fontina cheese, hand-grated preferable or sub other melting cheese if desired
  • 2 Tablespoons (30 ml) Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons whole grain mustard,


  1. Pour the 3/4 cup of milk into a glass and dump in the flour, whisk until combined and set aside.

    Flour and milk for Hot Triple Cheese Beer Dip Recipe
  2. Heat a large heavy-bottomed saucepan over medium-high heat, toss in the butter and let it melt. Add the chopped garlic and saute for 30 seconds, now add the smoked paprika and Old Bay Seasoning stirring frequently for an additional 1 minute.

    Ingredients for Hot Triple Cheese Beer Dip Recipe
  3. Still stirring pour in the Ale.

    Ingredients for Hot Triple Cheese Beer Dip Recipe
  4. Now take the reserved milk and flour and whisk again till thoroughly combined and add to the dip base. After adding whisk until combined and continue to stir for 2-3 minutes, the mixture will begin to thicken. At this point adjust the flame to low heat and add the diced chunks of cream cheese and let them melt for 3 minutes.

    Ingredients for making Hot Triple Cheese Beer Dip Recipe
  5. Now add the Worcestershire Sauce and whole grain mustard, stir and begin adding the cheese a handful at a time, mixing slowly over the low flame.

    Cheese for Hot Triple Cheese Beer Dip Recipe
  6. As the cheese melts add the rest until it's all combined and creamy.

    Melted Hot Triple Cheese Beer Dip Recipe
  7. Ladle into a warm bowl and serve with soft pretzels or anything you desire.

    Hot Triple Cheese Beer Dip Recipe