Beer Cheese Dip (Obatzda)
This creamy and flavorful beer cheese dip (also called Obatzda) is an authentic German dip perfect for dipping pretzels, sliced meats, and more.
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spreadable cheese wedges
(like Laughing Cow)
ground caraway seeds,
whole is ok if you cannot find the ground version
German wheat beer
finely chopped, divided
Cut Camembert into pieces and bring to room temperature with spreadable cheese and butter. Make sure all are very soft so they will mix together smoothly.
Add the cheeses and butter to a mixing bowl with paprika, caraway seeds, and beer. Use a fork to mix.
If possible, refrigerate for a couple of hours to allow flavors to meld.
Before serving, fold in diced onion and 1 tbsp green chives. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Garnish with remaining chives and serve with soft pretzels, fresh bread, pita chips, sliced sausages, etc. Serve dip at room temperature.