3/4 cup butter, cubed
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 bottle (12 ounces) Miller Lite Beer
4 cups chicken or vegetable stock, divided
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon ground mustard
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
4 cups shredded cheddar cheese
Optional: Bread bowls, crumbled bacon and shredded cheddar cheese
In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour until blended; gradually whisk in Miller Lite until smooth. Whisk in stock, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, salt, pepper and cayenne.
Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; cook and stir until thickened, 1-2 minutes. Reduce heat. Gradually stir in cheese until melted. If desired, serve soup in bread bowls and top with crumbled bacon and shredded cheese.