Jalapeno and Beer Cheese Soup

Ingredients: Bacon, Onion, Celery, Jalapeno Peppers, Garlic, Fresh Thyme, Butter, Flour, Ale (Beer), Chicken Broth, Dijon Mustard, Worcestershire Sauce, Heavy Cream, Cheddar Cheese, Cayenne, Salt, Pepper
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If you’re looking for pure heaven in a bowl, look no further: this jalapeno and beer cheese soup is indulgent as it gets. Treat yourself to a rich, cheesy broth flavored with bacon and beer and solid punch of spice from the jalapenos and cayenne pepper. This is the ultimate hibernation food, so next time you get snowed in or stuck in bed with a cold you know what recipe to turn to for comfort. 

Be sure to cook the bacon first, reserving the grease to sauté the celery, onion, and jalapenos. This is a fun recipe to try out with different beers—do you prefer an IPA soup with notes of citrus, or a soup of malty, full-bodied Doppelbock? Go find out! After all, everything is better with bacon and jalapenos. Everything.

Jalapeno and Beer Cheese Soup

Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1/2 lb Bacon
  • 1 diced Onion 2 Stalks diced Celery
  • 4 diced Jalapeno Peppers
  • 2 Cloves chopped Garlic
  • 1 tsp chopped Fresh Thyme
  • 2 Tbsps Butter
  • 1/4 Cup Flour
  • 12 oz Ale Beer
  • 2 Cups Chicken Broth
  • 1 tsp Dijon Mustard
  • 1 Tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1/2 Cup Heavy Cream
  • 2 Cups shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • season to taste with Cayenne
  • season to taste with Salt
  • season to taste with Pepper


  • View the full cooking instructions for Jalapeno and Beer Cheese Soup on Closet Cooking.

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