Amy, the newest member of our team recently came up with a life-changing beer and Firecracker Cheese Dip that is smokey, salty, fiery, and gooey. Drop Bear’s alcohol-free Bonfire Stout isn’t just amazing to drink, it’s also amazing to eat!
Here’s how you make your own Firecracker Cheese Dip:
Gather your ingredients.
- 250ml Bonfire Stout
- 125g Salsa (mild or hot!)
- 2Tbsp Worcestershire sauce (or alternative)
- 1tsp Chilli powder
- 1/2tsp onion salt
- 1/4tsp cayenne pepper
- 300g red hot Dutch cheese (cut into 1/2 inch cubes)
- 300g red Leicester cheese (cut into 1/2-inch cubes)
- 300g mild mature cheddar cheese (cut into 1/2-inch cubes)
Once you have all of your ingredients, you’re ready to start making this amazing cheese dip!
To create your Firecracker Cheese Dip, start by heating all of the cheese in a slow cooker on high until melted (around 20 minutes. Stir in all other ingredients and heat through, whisking/stirring frequently (around 10 mins). Serve with tortillas and a warm crusty loaf of bread for dipping, with a Bonfire Stout Beer!
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Bonfire Stout Beer is the perfect pairing.
When it comes to pairing beer with spicy foods, stouts are a great choice. The rich, roasted flavours of a stout can help balance out the heat of the Cheese Dip. Serve the Bonfire Stout beer chilled and enjoy it alongside the spicy dip for a winning combination.
Serve and enjoy your Firecracker Cheese Dip!
Now that you have your Firecracker Cheese Dip perfectly paired with Bonfire Stout beer, it’s time to serve and enjoy! Place the dip in a bowl and surround it with your favourite chips, crackers, or veggies for dipping. Pour the chilled Bonfire Stout beer into a glass and take a sip before diving into the spicy dip. The combination of flavours and textures is sure to be a hit with your friend and family. Enjoy!
Tips for Customising the Recipe to Your Taste.
While the Firecracker Cheese Dip recipe is already packed with flavour, there are a few ways to customise it to your taste preferences. If you prefer a milder dip, reduce the number of jalapeño peppers or use a milder cheese like Monterey Jack. For a spicier kick, add more jalapeño peppers or a dash of hot sauce. You can also experiment with different types of cheese, such as pepper jack or cheddar, to create a unique flavour profile. Don’t be afraid to get creative and make this recipe your own!