In this video, Chef John shows you how to make a pot of beef chili with a few extra ingredients that add a wonderful depth of flavor. A bottle of beer, a sprinkling of cinnamon and a teaspoon of unsweetened cocoa powder in the ingredient list might surprise you, but once you taste the end product, you’d be happy you followed the recipe exactly. Get Chef John's recipe for Beef, Bean, and Beer Chili. Enjoy with your favorite toppings. Chef John prefers his bowl of chili with crème fraiche, cilantro, and cayenne.