If you don't have whole wheat flour, just use another cup of all-purpose and please, please, do NOT use light beer. ::shudder:: This is a very dense bread, so perfect for sopping up stews or soups, or eat it by itself - and don't forget the butter!
Easy Cheesy Beer Bread
from Good Things Catered
Makes one loaf
2 cups all purpose flour
1 cup whole wheat flour
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
4 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 cup shredded sharp cheddar
12 ounce bottle of lager or stout
2 tablespoons butter, melted
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease and flour loaf pan.
In large bowl, combine flours, sugar, baking powder, salt, and garlic powder. Whisk to combine well.
Add cheese and whisk to combine. Slowly add beer to dry ingredients and stir lightly until combined. Knead dough lightly until it just comes together.
Place into prepared loaf pan and pour melted butter over top. Place in oven to bake for 55-60 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into center of loaf comes out clean.