Prep Time:  15 mins
Cook Time:  90 mins
Total Time:  105 mins
Servings:  10

Our BBQ expert, Grill Master Randy shows you how to whip up Smoked Hot Sausage & Beer Cheese Dip. This is the perfect appetizer for entertaining family and friends, homegating, tailgating, or a Sunday afternoon BBQ.


Ingredients for Beer Cheese Dip

  • 1 lb spicy ground chorizo sausage
  • 4-6 fresh poblano peppers
  • 1-2 Tbsp butter
  • 1/3 cup red onion diced
  • 1-2 Tbsp flour
  • 8 oz local pilsner
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar
  • 1 cup smoked cheddar
  • 1 Tbsp ground mustard
  • Serve with baguette or corn chips

Items You'll Need


Instructions for Sausage & Beer Cheese Dip

  1. Using an indirect setting, heat smoker to low-medium heat with charcoal and toss in some pecan wood chips. Use a baking sheet, or cast iron skillet to smoke the ground sausage. While the sausage is cooking, toss the peppers on the grill to smoke as well. Smoke for about 45 minutes to an hour.
  2. Smoked poblanos and sausage on a kamado grill
  3. After the smoke, remove seeds and stems for peppers and finely chop.
  4. Heat a medium sauce pan to medium heat and add the butter. Once the butter is melted, add the red onion and saute for 3-5 min.
  5. Once onions soften, add the ground sausage, diced peppers, and flour. Stir well to make sure the ingredients in pan are coated with the flour. Then add your beer and simmer for 5 min.
  6. Pouring beer in the sausage mixture
  7. Reduce the heat to low and add all cheeses. Stir often to prevent sticking or burning.
  8. Once everything is a smooth consistency, incorporate the mustard.
  9. Serve and Enjoy!
  10. Finished Smoked Hot Sausage & Beer Cheese Dip next to a bottle of beer