“He uses cheese from Wisconsin and Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer in his recipe.”
If cheddar’s the popular choice for beer cheese, a sturdy American lager like PBR seems like a good accompaniment. Hopefully beer cheese can be found along the Ohio River, as I’d like to sample some when I pass through Kentucky in a couple of months.
There are two hotlinks in the piece to order online if you’re so inclined. But yes, you will find plenty in grocery stores when you travel through the region.