Total Time
3hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 3 hrs

The Coors beer (or your favorite), combined with the ingredients adds a great flavor to this chili. I've been making this for years and still enjoy it every time!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large pot, cook bacon in 1 T olive oil, and set aside.
  2. To same pot, sauté onion, garlic, celery, and peppers.
  3. In separate pan, cook ground beef in 1 T olive oil.
  4. Drain and add beef to sauté mixture.
  5. Mash B&M beans using a potato masher, mix in 4 T white flour, and set aside.
  6. Add remaining ingredients and spices.
  7. Add cooked bacon, bean/flour mixture, and beer.
  8. Stir well, cover, and bring to boil.
  9. Simmer, covered, for 3 hours.
  10. Taste and re-season with spices.
  11. Refrigerate overnight (if you can wait).
  12. Reheat next day and enjoy!
  13. Serve with grated cheddar or jack cheese and/or sour cream.
Most Helpful

I used coors light instead of coors heavy, could have been a bit hotter for me,..but pretty good otherwise.

Iowahorse October 20, 2003