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Warm and comforting soups are our downfall in the colder months and this thick, cheesy soup is the best of the best. While it seems like a long list of ingredients to work with, this beer cheese soup is really easy to make and absolutely what you want to indulge in at the end of a long day. We’ll let the recipe speak for itself, just trust us when we say it’s delicious!

Beer Cheese Soup

Serves 6-8


  • 5 cups chicken stock
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, grated
  • 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 cup lager beer
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 (8 oz.) package cream cheese, softened
  • 2 stalks celery, finely chopped
  • 1 large carrot, finely chopped
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • kosher salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste


  1. Melt butter in a large Dutch oven or stockpot over medium-high heat and sauté carrot and celery until softened. 8-10 minutes.
  2. Sprinkle flour in and cook, stirring consistently, for 2 minutes, then pour in chicken stock.
  3. Season with salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, mustard powder and Worcestershire sauce, and bring to a boil.
  4. Cook for 1 minute, then reduce heat and stir in heavy cream, cheddar cheeses and cream cheese.
  5. Mix until smooth, then stir in beer.
  6. Taste and adjust seasoning, if necessary, then ladle into serving bowls and serve hot.
  7. Enjoy!

Recipe adapted fromThe Kitchn