Where To Find The Best Beer Cheese In NYC
Beer cheese may have been birthed in Kentucky, but some pretty darn good versions are making appearances up north. If you're looking for the addictive spread in NYC, try one of these restaurants recommended by Gothamist.
Beer cheese, pub cheese—whatever name you know it by, there's no denying the addictive qualities of this dairy-heavy spread. Though similar, it's not to be confused with its Southern counterpart Pimento cheese, most notably because a delightful boozy component not found in its regional counterpart. This cheesy concoction finds its roots in Kentucky, where a man named Johnny Allman developed his "Snappy Cheese" recipe in the 1930's. Fast forward to today and you'll find a variety of state-based brands mixing up their own ratios of cheese, beer and spices—a few have even crossed state lines.