Creole-Inspired Obsidian Stout Chili

Sub Title: 
A little spice is really nice!
Recipe Type: 
Pub Recipe


1 pound ground beef, turkey, or pork
1/2 pounds sausage, sliced (andouille preferred)
1/2 pound chicken, chopped (1 can of rinsed and drained red beans can be substituted)
2 medium green bell peppers, chopped
1 medium poblano pepper, chopped
2 stalks of celery, chopped
1 small onion, chopped
2 (or more) cloves of garlic, minced
1/2 C green onions, chopped
1 small can fire roasted green chilis
3 (14 oz) cans of diced tomatoes
1 (12 oz) bottle of Obsidian Stout
1 Tbs chili powder
3/4 tsp creole seasoning
1/4 tsp (or less) sea salt
1/8 tsp black pepper


1. Cook all meat thoroughly. Drain off fat.
2. Combine and stir all ingredients in a slow cooker/crock pot.
3. Cover and cook on low for 7-8 hours.

Note: Any portion of the beer can be substituted with Chicken broth (i.e. 6 oz Obsidian Stout, 6 oz chicken broth, leaving you with 6 oz of beer to drink!) If using chicken broth or a creole seasoning containing salt, be sure to reduce the sea salt addition accordingly.

Serves 6

Serve with a pint of Obsidian Stout & some tasty honey cornbread!