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    5 mins
  • Cook Time
    15 mins
  • Servings

Happy Beer Cheese Spread

Main Ingredient: Cheese

Yield: 7 servings

Recipe courtesy of Diane Alford, Bronze Tier Prize Winner in the 2015 Black Creek® “Everything's Better with Cheddar” recipe contest


  • 8 ounces sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1.4 c. beer
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1/2 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • 1 tbsp. fresh chives, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Pimiento, chopped


  1. Combine cheese, beer, butter, mustard, and cayenne in a bowl and mix until incorporated. Stir in chives and pimiento. Serve with assorted crackers, apple and pear slices.


Black Creek®  Sharp Cheddar Cheese (Aged 9 Months)

Black Creek® Cheddar cheeses are made using old-world craftsmanship by Gregg Palubicki, a certified Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker. The result? The finest in premium Wisconsin Cheddar cheese with a dedication to quality you can taste.

Black Creek®  Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese (Aged 2 Years)

Black Creek® offers award-winning premium Cheddar cheeses that are recognized for their rich and creamy taste. Each of the brands’ offerings is carefully selected to ensure you receive a consistently delicious cheese that’s perfect for snacking.

Black Creek®  Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese (Aged 3 Years)

For over a century, farm fresh milk from the heart of America’s Dairyland has been finely crafted into classic, naturally-aged cheeses under the watchful eyes of certified Wisconsin Master Cheesemakers. Black Creek® Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese is made using these same time-honored traditions and carefully aged for three years to build a full, richly sharp flavor and delightfully crumbly texture.



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