Meanwhile, in a large saucepan melt margarine or butter. Stir in flour
, dry mustard, and pepper. Add milk all at once. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir 1 minute more. In a mixing bowl
stir about 1/2 cup
of the hot milk mixture into the cream cheese; stir until well combined. Stir cream cheese mixture into remaining milk mixture in saucepan. Stir sausage
, cheddar or American cheese, and beer into thickened mixture. Cook and stir over low heat until cheese melts and sausage is heated through. Stir in undrained vegetables; heat through. Ladle into soup bowls. Makes 4 main-dish servings.