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Beer Cheese Trail Locations

Cairn Coffee House
17 South Main St.
Winchester, KY 40391


Hours of Operation: M-F 7am-7pm   Sat: 8am-3pm

The Cairn is a fully nonprofit organization that seeks to serve Winchesters' teenagers through providing its customers with the finest quality local coffees, from scratch deserts and rockin' panini! New this year on the beer cheese trail we will be serving a homemade beer cheese that’s sharp and sweet - just like us!

DJ’s Bar & Grill
836 Bypass Road
Winchester, KY 40391


Hours of Operation: M-S 11:00 am to 10 pm Sun. 12:00 to 10:00 pm

DJ’s Beer Cheese an original recipe that Donna developed in 1999 in hot and mild flavors. The awarding winning beer cheese won the People Choice Award at the Beer Cheese Festival in 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2013.

Full Circle Market
240 Redwing Drive
Winchester, KY 40391


Hours of Operation: M-F 10-7 Sat 10-5

Full Circle Market is a locally owned and operated Health Food Store. Besides selling all things natural and many Ky Proud items, they introduced a traditional, cheddar based Gluten-Free Beer Cheese in 2010. It quickly became a staff and customer favorite, and won 3rd place in the 2011 Beer Cheese Festival. Their Beer Cheese contains NO Artificial Preservatives, Sweeteners or Colors. The mild has a nice lingering heat, and the hot is Hot! If you are able to stop in between November 1st and December 31st, they also offer a seasonal "Feta-Weizein”, which is a creamy cheese spread of savory spices, feta cheese and Hefeweizen beer.

Gaunce’s Deli and Cafe

845 Bypass Rd.
Winchester, KY 40391-1001


Hours of Operation: Monday thru Thursday 11 am until 11 pm; Fri 11 am until 1 am
Saturday 12 pm until 1 am; Sunday 1 pm until 8 pm

Gaunce’s Deli and Café’ has been a local staple for generations. Their menu feature’s oven baked sandwiches, hearty soups and most notably the original family recipe - Smitty’s Country ham! Gaunces Beer Cheese has been made with the same family recipe for more than 50 years!

Hall’s on the River
1225 Athens Boonesboro Rd.
Winchester, KY 40391


Hours of Operation: Mon-Sat: 11:30 am - 10:00 pm       Sun: 11:30 am - 9:00 pm

A regional favorite for over 40 years! Hall’s overlooks the scenic Kentucky River and sits in the heart of our river heritage. Hall’s beer cheese has been staple in Clark county since it opened its doors nearly a half century ago.

JK’s at Forest Grove
4636 Old Boonesboro Rd.
Winchester, KY 40391


Hours of operation: M-F 7am to 2 pm Sat. 8am to 2pm

Beer Cheese – Our Beer Cheese is a long-time family recipe with a creamy blend of cheeses and a nice warmth at the end!

Waterfront Restaurant and Lounge

Temporarily closed for renovations and will reopen mid March, 2016.


220 Athens - Boonesboro Road
Winchester, Kentucky 40391

(859) 527 - 9910

Hours of Operation: Monday thru Thursday 11am until 11pm
Friday 11am until 1am
Saturday 12pm until 1am
Sunday 1pm until 8pm

Waterfront Restaurant and Lounge offers delicious local favorites with gorgeous views of the Kentucky River. Waterfront keeps it simple as far as their recipe goes. They buy the best cold pack cheese possible. The secret is how long the beer and cheese set out at room temperature.

Woody’s Sports Bar & Grill
923 Bypass Road
Winchester, KY 40391


Hours of Operation: M-S 10:30 am to 12 am     Sunday 12-10

Woody’s award winning beer cheese was created by a long standing customer and has taken home 2nd place and 3rd place awards at two of our Beer Cheese Festivals.

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