Wisconsin Beer Cheese Soup

Total Time
15 mins
15 mins

This soup uses a bottle of Michelob Amber Bock beer. Rich and creamy and perfect for those cold winter nights.

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  1. Open beer and let stand while dicing vegetables.
  2. Saute bacon until crisp. Drain and crumble.
  3. In large soup kettle, saute vegetables in two tablespoon of bacon grease until soft.
  4. Add chicken broth.
  5. Fill chicken can with beer and add to mixture.
  6. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low.
  7. Pour remaining beer into a small mixing bowl and whisk in flour.
  8. Gradually add to broth, stirring constantly, till thick.
  9. Add half and half, bacon and cheese.
  10. Heat until cheese melts.
  11. Stir in sugar.
  12. Add salt and pepper to taste.