Chop red onion, bell pepper and jalapeno. Put into resealable plastic bag.
Chop garlic. Put into separate plastic bag.
Put all spices into a separate plastic bag.
Set up dutch oven for frying (18 briquettes)
Add oil after dutch oven is hot.
Add onion, bell pepper, jalapenos, chili powder, cumin, cayenne and salt. Fry until the bell peppers and jalapenos are soft and onions are starting to become translucent.
Add ground beef and garlic and cook until the beef is browned, breaking the beef up with spoon.
Add kidney beans, diced tomatoes (and juice), tomato paste and beer (or water).
Cover and simmer for 45 minutes (maintaining 10-12 briquettes underneath)
Uncover and simmer for about 1 hour.
Salt and pepper to taste.