In a saucepan over medium-low heat, melt the butter.
2 tablespoon Butter
Whisk in the flour and stir to cook.
2 tablespoon Flour
As the flour and butter come together to form a paste, add in the whiskey and continue to stir until a paste like texture forms.
1 tablespoon whiskey
Add the umami powder, thyme and pepper and stir to combine.
1 tablespoon GirlCarnivore Ooomami Powder, 1 teaspoon Thyme, ½ teaspoon Black pepper
Working slowly to avoid clumps, whisk in the half and half.
½ cup Half and Half
Once the sauce has thickened, about 3 to 5 minutes, add the cheese a little at a time, stirring until completely incorporated.
8 oz Whiskey Infused Gouda Cheese