Recipe: Cheddar Bacon Blonde Ale Dip (Instant Pot)

This recipe was provided by Hofstede's Country Barn and originally posted here.


Serves: 2

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes


+ 18 oz cream cheese, softened 

+ ¼ cup sour cream 

+ 1 ½ tbsp dijon mustard 

+ 1 tsp garlic powder 

+ 1 cup Knotty Blonde Ale

+ 1 lb bacon strips, cooked and crumbled 

+ 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese 

+ ¼ cup heavy whipping cream 

+ 1 green onion, thinly sliced 

+ Soft pretzel bites


  1. In a greased 6-qt. electric pressure cooker, combine cream cheese, sour cream, mustard and garlic powder until smooth.

  2. Stir in Knotty Blonde Ale; add bacon, reserving 2 tablespoons. Lock lid; make sure vent is closed. Select manual setting; adjust pressure to high, and set time for 5 minutes.

  3. When finished cooking, quick-release pressure according to manufacturer's directions.

Knotty Blonde Ale


Old world hops meet new in our Knotty Blonde; carefully crafted to have a subtle grapefruit flavor with a frothy, creamy head. Clean and crisp.