3-Ingredient Beer Dip

Found a quick and easy dip recipe on Facebook.

Pour a bottle of beer into a saucepan and simmer for 2-3 minutes. Add a cubed 8-oz package of cream cheese and stir until combined. Add an 8-oz package of shredded cheese and stir until combined. Optional: Garnish with sliced green onions.

I happen to have cream cheese and shredded cheese in the fridge, so I think I'll take a stab at this later this afternoon.  The recipe doesn't specify what type of shredded cheese to use;  I'm using sharp cheddar.  Instead of Corona I'll use one of my lighter homebrews.  I'll let you know how it turns out.

If you take a crack at this recipe, let us know what type of cheese and beer you use and how it turned out in the comments below.

See the original post from Buzzfeed.

UPDATE:  I made the dip and it was pretty tasty.  As I mentioned above, the bag of shredded cheese I used was sharp cheddar.  The beer was a homebrewed cream ale.

The dip had a bit of a sour aftertaste, I wonder if that's why the original recipe calls for a bland macro beer.  I'll try making this with different beers and see which works best.

Another thing I discovered is that this dip is even better with soft pretzels than with chips.  I think the sweetness helps balance out the sourness of the beer.

All in all I give this recipe a thumbs up.  Let me know if you try it- what beer you use and how it turns out.