Irish Beer Cheese Fondue


10oz Shredded Sharp Cheddar
6oz Shredded Gruyere
1 tbsp All-Purpose Flour
1cp Irish Beer (Guinness Lager, Smithwick’s, O’Hara’s Irish Red)
2 Tbsp Spicy Dijon Mustard
A Few Drops of Tabasco or to Taste
A Few Drops of Worcestershire Sauce or to Taste


Combine cheeses in a bowl with flour.

Add beer to a small pot & bring to a simmer over medium heat.

Reduce to a slow simmer & add cheese/flour mixture in handfuls.

Stir constantly, melting the cheese in batches.

Stir in a figure-eight pattern with a wooden spoon.

When the cheese is fully incorporated, stir in the mustard, Tabasco & Worcestershire sauce.

Transfer to presentation or warm fondue pot for service.