Bacon Sausage Beer Cheese Dip

8 – 10 servings


1 package Big Fork Bacon Sausage, chopped

12 oz. nut-brown craft ale

1 (8 oz.) packages cream cheese, softened

1 (8 oz.) packages sharp shredded Cheddar cheese

8 oz. American cheese, diced

½ cup whole milk

½ t. garlic, granulated

½ t. onion, granulated

¼ t. fresh ground pepper

¼ t. smoked paprika

¼ t. cayenne pepper

2 t. Dijon Mustard

2 green onions, sliced, as garnish


  1. Brown the sausage in a medium pot over medium heat.
  2. Add the beer, bring to a simmer, and continue to cook over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients except the green onions and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until all of the cheese is melted.
  4. Remove from heat and keep warm for service.
  5. Serve with chips, veggies, pitas, crackers or use as a sauce for sandwiches, meats, or pasta.
Lance Avery