- 15 minutes
- 4-8 hours
- Combine salt, pepper and flour in a shallow dish and whisk to combine. Toss beef cubes in flour mixture until well-coated. Melt butter in a large pot over medium-high heat. Working in batches, brown meat on all sides.
- Transfer browned beef and any accumulated juices to a slow cooker. Reduce heat to medium and cook onion and garlic until fragrant. Add tomato paste and cook 1 minute, scraping up any browned bits on the bottom of the pan. Transfer mixture to slow cooker.
- Add beer, carrots, potatoes, beef broth and thyme to slow cooker. Cook on high for 4 hours, or on low for 8 hours, until beef is tender and falling apart.