Step 1: Check beans for small pebbles or other foreign matter. Discard and then rinse in cool water. Place beans in large stockpot and cover with two inches of water. Soak for 4-6 hours.
Step 2: Meanwhile, sauté onion and carrot in olive oil until soft. Add jalapeños and sauté for another minute or two, do not season.
Step 3: Once beans have completed their soaking time add onion mixture to the stockpot. Add beer and stir.
Step 4: Beans should be covered with about an inch of liquid. add additional water if needed. Bring to a boil for five minutes and then lower heat to simmer.
Step 5: Cook until soft (this can take between 1-3 hours). Once beans are soft, season to taste with the sea salt and pepper.