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  • Everything You Need To Know About Beer Cheese
  • Carly Dench
  • beer cheesebeer cheese festivalHall's beer cheeseHall's on the riverJohnny AllmanKentucky

Everything You Need To Know About Beer Cheese

Everything You Need To Know About Beer Cheese
By some accounts, the spread was invented in the 1930s by Chef Joe Allman for the Driftwood Inn, located alongside the Kentucky River near Boonesborough. The inn was owned by Joe’s cousin, Johnnie, who served the spicy dip as a complimentary snack to keep beer drinkers thirsty. Legend has it Johnnie lost the restaurant (and its precious beer cheese recipe) to a bet with a man named Carl Johnson in the 1960s. In 1965, the restaurant and its recipes were acquired by George and Gertrude Hall, who renamed the restaurant Hall’s on the River... Read More
  • Carly Dench
  • beer cheesebeer cheese festivalHall's beer cheeseHall's on the riverJohnny AllmanKentucky