8 ounces Cabot Sharp Cheddar or Extra Sharp Cheddar*, grated (about 2 cups)
4 ounces cream cheese
1/3 cup dark beer
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
Large pinch cayenne pepper
Classic or Supreme flavored Pretzel Crisps, bread or crackers
*Or flavored Cheddar, such as Cabot Horseradish Cheddar
Combine first five ingredients in food processor or blender; process until smooth and creamy.
Serve with thin-sliced rye or multigrain breads or crackers.
Beer Pairing: English Pale Ale