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Beer Soaked Grilled Cheese

Course: Entree | Beer Style: IPA

Back Forty Beer Co.’s Beer Cheese Sandwich

Back Forty Beer Co. teams up with Melt, a grilled cheese truck out of Birmingham, Alabama, to make the perfect grilled beer cheese sandwich using their Freckle Belly IPA.

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Prep Time: 10 minutes | Yield: 2-4

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2-3 Tbsp flour (for thickness)
  • 3/4 cup IPA
  • 1/3 cup of milk
  • 8 ounces of grated cheese (Monterey Jack, Cheddar and American are awesome)
  • Bread of your choice (Texas Toast is our favorite)
  • Butter for spreading (softened)

Directions

  1. Back Forty Beer Co. teamed up with Melt, a grilled cheese truck, to make the perfect grilled beer cheese sandwich.
  2. First, melt the butter in a sauce pan over medium heat.
  3. Whisk in the flour and stir for a couple minutes.
  4. Add the milk and IPA and stir well.
  5. Reduce to low heat and add the cheese.
  6. Cook (stirring often) until melted.
  7. Butter the bread, add the cheese (add some more grated cheese if you want), and cook on a skillet until golden brown (flipping occasionally).

Meghan Storey has been lucky enough to work in the world of craft beer since graduating from the University of Mississippi. Now living in Nashville, TN, with her big yellow dog Wally, she loves introducing friends to new craft beer and food pairings. Since beginning work on CraftBeer.com she can be found adding beer to just about everything she cooks.


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