Beer Cheese Soup

Beer Cheese Soup

Delicious beer cheese soup.


  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 tsp Thyme
  • 1/2 tsp Ground White Pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 2-1/2 cup reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup beer
  • 3 tbsp (divided) Clabber Girl® Corn Starch
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 3 cup (12 ounces) shredded Colby OR Co-Jack cheese
  • 1 tsp hot sauce (optional)


  1. Melt the butter in a large pot over medium heat. Add onion, thyme, white and cayenne pepper; cook until onions are tender, 3 to 4 minutes.
  2. Combine chicken broth, beer and 2 tablespoons corn starch. Mix until corn starch is dissolved. Add corn starch mixture to the pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes. Add cream.
  3. Toss cheese with 1 tablespoon corn starch. Gradually add cheese to soup, stirring until melted before adding more cheese. Add hot sauce, if desired.
  4. Serve immediately. Delicious served with Peppered Parmesan Shortbread.