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Cowpoke Stew

A delicious and hearty stew prepared with Steam Whistle Pilsner.


In large sautee pan, fry off bacon and put aside. Dredge cubed beef in flour and pan-sear on all sides, remove from pan. Sautee garlic and onion, deglaze pan with 1/2 bottle of Steam Whistle. In large sauce pan, add beef stock, canned tomato, onion and garlic. Bring to a boil and simmer for 30 min. Add meat and 1-1/2 bottles of Steam Whistle, paprika, cumin and Worchester, simmer for 2 hrs, skimming. Add remaining veggies, cover and simmer for 30 min. until potatoes are tender. Add navy beans, lentils, terragon, savory and S&P, cook 2 min. Use cornstarch to thicken. Garnish with chopped fresh chives and serve with crusty bread. MMMMMM!!


  • 2 lb stewing beef
  • 1/4 lb bacon (thick slice)
  • 1 lb diced carrots
  • 1 lb diced celery
  • 1 lb diced onion
  • 1 lb diced potato
  • 1 lb diced sweet potato
  • 4 cloves chopped garlic
  • 8 cups beef stock
  • 2 bottles Steam Whistle Pilsner
  • 20 oz can crushed tomatoes
  • 20 oz can navy beans (drained)
  • 20 oz can lentils (drained)
  • 3 oz chopped savory
  • 3 oz chopped terragon
  • 3 tsp paprika
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 2 Tbsp Worchester sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste