1In a hot dutch oven cook bacon with oil till almost crisp. Put flour in a bag, add meat and shake to coat meat.. Remove bacon from oven with slotted spoon, cut up bacon and set a side..
Brown beef chuck in bacon drippings on all sides..
2Now add garlic and onion cook 4-5 minutes.. Add beer, wine, bay leaf parsley, and thyme.. Partially cover and cook over med heat for 1 1/2 hours..
Remove bay leaf and add carrots. You may need to add more beer, cook for about one hour more... Serve over cooked noodles..