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Beer Cheese Soup

This delicious soup brings together two of my absolute favorites: beer and cheese!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Beer Cheese Soup
Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 7 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup carrots chopped fine
  • 1/2 cup celery chopped fine
  • 1/2 cup shallots chopped fine
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 container chicken broth
  • 1 cup milk
  • 4 cups extra sharp cheddar cheese shredded
  • 6 oz. of beer preferably ale


  1. Chop shallots, celery and carrots and set aside.
  2. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium-high; add shallots, carrot, and onion and cook until soft, 4 minutes.
  3. Add flour to butter and vegetables and cook for 2-3 minutes more.
  4. Then add the stock, milk, a pinch of salt, and pepper and stir, cook on medium heat for 30 minutes.
  5. Then add the shredded cheddar and beer and stir and cook on medium heat until soup comes to a rolling boil. Soup will continue to thicken as it cooks.
  6. Once cooked, spoon into bowls and serve hot with warm soft pretzels.