Recipe courtesy of Blackthorn Restaurant & Pub

Irish Beer Cheddar Soup

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 40 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 30 min
  • Yield: 8 to 11 servings
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64 ounces Irish lager, such as Harp

25 ounces chicken stock

2 tablespoons onion powder

2 tablespoons white pepper

2 pounds peeled and diced potatoes

2 ounces cornstarch

6 ounces water

1 pound Cheddar, shredded

8 ounces Cheddar cheese sauce


  1. Add the beer, chicken stock, onion powder and white pepper to a large pot over medium heat and bring to a boil. Add the potatoes and cook until tender. Combine the cornstarch and water in a small bowl. Whisk the cornstarch mixture into the soup and reduce the heat to low. Stir in the shredded Cheddar, 1 handful at a time. Turn off heat and whisk in the cheese sauce. Ladle into serving bowls and serve.

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