Hefeweisen Beer Cheese Dip

  • Recipe TypeAppetizer
  • Prep Time10 minutes
  • Yield40-50 people

With temperatures soaring, this Hefeweisse based cheese dip is sure to cool the palette. This recipe is a great addition to any summer cookout as it can be served cold as an appetizer or warm, fondue style.


  • 4 lbs grated cheese (use a blend of 75% White Cheddar, 25% cheese of your choice)
  • 3/4 lbs cream cheese or Neufchatel
  • 1/2 medium onion red or yellow minced
  • 1/4 cup dry mustard
  • 1/2 Tbsp. salt, kosher
  • 1/2 Tbsp. garlic salt
  • 2 1/2 cups Hefewiseisse
  • 2 oz  feta or goat cheese crumbled


  1. Hint:  You may want to halve or quarter the recipe as it makes quite a bit.
  2. Add cheeses, minced onion, Worcestershire, mustard, kosher salt and garlic salt together in a mixing bowl.  Blend ingredients together completely using a mixer.  While mixer is still running, slowly add beer until it is entirely incorporated.  Can be served immediately.
  3. Option:
    Heat the completed dip over the stove stirring until smooth, or warm in microwave stirring in minute intervals until heated through.  This will create a fondue style appetizer.