From: Samuel Adams
Makes 8 servings.
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 onions, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 pound ground beef
3/4 pound beef sirloin, cubed
1 Bottle Samuel Adams Boston Lager
1(14 ounce) can beef broth
1 cup strong brewed coffee
1 (14.5 ounce) can peeled and diced tomatoes with juice
2 (6 ounce) cans tomato paste
4 (15 ounce) cans kidney beans
3 tablespoons and 1-1/2 teaspoons chili powder
1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
4 fresh hot Chile peppers, seeded and chopped
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon cumin seeds
1 teaspoon ground coriander
Salt, to taste
Chopped scallions and shredded cheese (optional)
Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Liberally salt chopped sirloin and ground beef, and cook with onions and garlic for 10 minutes, or until the meat is well browned and the onions are tender.
Mix in the diced tomatoes with lager, beef broth, coffee, tomatoes with juice, and tomato paste. Season with brown sugar, chili powder, cumin, cocoa powder, oregano, cayenne pepper, coriander and salt. Stir in 2 cans of the beans and hot Chile peppers. Reduce heat to low, and simmer for 1 1/2 hours.
Stir in the 2 remaining cans of beans, and simmer for another 30 minutes. Season to taste, top with scallions and cheese, and serve.