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Prep Time 20 mins
Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • 1/4 cup butter [1/2 stick] I used Smart Balance
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • dash Worcestershire
  • S & P
  • 1/2 cup Half and Half
  • 1 1/2 cups 2% milk
  • 12 oz bottle of beer
  • 16 oz Velvetta cheese
  • optional garnishes: chopped red pepper crumbled bacon, chopped chives or scallions


  • Melt butter in a medium sauce pan and add flour. Stir and cook for 1-2 minutes, making a roux. Slowly pour in the milk and cream and cook stirring until you have a smooth velvety sauce. Add beer and cheese. Stir and add Worcestershire and season with salt and pepper. Heat thoroughly to melt cheese. Garnish as desired. Makes 3-4 servings
Keyword beer cheese soup, cheesy soup, main dish soup