Gourmet Beer Cheese


Perfect beer cheese recipe for Oktoberfest! Smoked Gouda adds the perfect touch. Serve with soft pretzels.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
20 servings


  • ¾ (8 ounce) package cream cheese

  • 10 ounces processed cheese food (such as Velveeta®), cubed

  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can or bottle beer, room temperature

  • 4 slices smoked Gouda cheese

  • 4 slices mozzarella cheese

  • 4 slices smoked provolone cheese

  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar

  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish, or to taste

  • 3 cloves garlic

  • 2 teaspoons dry mustard

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Heat cream cheese and processed cheese food together in a sauce pan over low heat until melted, 5 to 10 minutes. Slowly stir beer into cheese mixture until thoroughly mixed. Add Gouda cheese, mozzarella cheese, and provolone cheese to beer-cheese mixture, stirring continually until smooth, 5 to 10 minutes. Stir Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, horseradish, garlic, mustard, salt, and pepper into cheese mixture until well mixed and heated through, about 10 more minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

143 Calories
11g Fat
4g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 20
Calories 143
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 13%
Saturated Fat 7g 33%
Cholesterol 34mg 11%
Sodium 344mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 217mg 17%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 86mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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