Beer Cheese Soup

Mike tried this recipe on February 7, 2021

A rich tasting soup that’s made in a single pot

Adapted from Food With Feeling

Beer Cheese Soup

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 20 mins Cook Time 45 mins Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Servings: 16
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


A rich tasting soup that's made in a single pot.

Adapted from Food With Feeling



  1. In a large pot, melt butter over medium-high heat.

  2. Add onion, carrots, celery, garlic, and salt. Sauté for 5-6 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  3. Add flour and cook an additional 30 seconds, stirring constantly.

  4. Whisk in broth and milk and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  5. (Optional) If no vegetable chunks are desired in the finished soup: Remove mixture from heat and let sit for 5 minutes, then use a regular or immersion blender to puree the vegetables until no chunks remain.

  6. Whisk in the beer, Worcestershire sauce, and mustard.

  7. Whisk in the shredded cheese in handfuls until it is all added, then continue to whisk until the cheese is melted and well combined.

  8. Bring mixture back up to a low simmer for an additional 15-20 minutes to thicken.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 16

Amount Per Serving
Calories 317kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g30%
Saturated Fat 12g60%
Cholesterol 51mg17%
Sodium 973mg41%
Potassium 239mg7%
Total Carbohydrate 17g6%
Dietary Fiber 1g4%
Sugars 3g
Protein 15g30%

Calcium 30 mg
Iron 5 mg
Vitamin D 11 IU

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


  • Serving suggestion: top with bacon bits, parsley, or additional shredded cheese
  • If less soup is desired, the recipe can be easily cut in half
  • While a dark beer is recommended for fullest flavor, a lighter beer can be used
Keywords: beer, cheese, soup
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