Bavarian Beer Cheese Dip

Wisconsin Cheese Bavarian Beer Cheese Dip Recipe
Active Time
35 Minutes
3 Cups



Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Baby Swiss can be used in this recipe.


  1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir for 4-6 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. Reduce heat to medium-low. Whisk in flour until light brown. Gradually whisk in the milk, beer, Dijon mustard and caraway. Bring to a boil; cook and whisk for 2-3 minutes or until thickened.
  3. Reduce heat to low. Gradually whisk in baby swiss and limburger until melted. Remove from the heat. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Serve with bratwursts, cornichons, pretzel bites and rye bread.

Recipe Tips

This recipe was tested with a dark German-style dunkel or doppelbock beer. | Several Wisconsin cheesemakers craft brick cheese that may also work in this recipe.

Cheesemonger Tip

Select for cheesemonger info

Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

Wisconsin claims German limburger as our own since we’re the only state in America still crafting this stinky, funky, decadent beauty by Chalet Cheese Cooperative. While you’re there, indulge in their worldwide award-winning baby swiss cheese made with whole milk, which lends a creamy texture and buttery flavor.

write a review