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Southern Living magazine's Beef Brisket in Beer

"Put away your knives! This beef is so tender and juicy that you won't need them. Use a 3 1/2-quart or larger slow cooker for this recipe."
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Original recipe yields 11 servings

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Directions

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  1. TRIM fat from brisket, and cut brisket in half. Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon pepper.
  2. PLACE onion rings in bottom of a slow cooker; top with brisket.
  3. STIR together chili sauce and next 3 ingredients; pour over brisket.
  4. COVER and cook on HIGH 4 to 6 hours, or on LOW 8 to 12 hours. Remove brisket, and set aside, reserving liquid in slow cooker.
  5. REMOVE1 cup reserved liquid from slow cooker; whisk in flour, and pour into slow cooker, whisking constantly. Cook, whisking constantly, 5 minutes or until thickened. Serve over brisket; sprinkle with pepper.
  6. GARNISH, if desired.

Footnotes

  • Reprinted with permission of Southern Living® magazine. All rights reserved.
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I love this recipe. I use a rump roast instead. I think it tastes a little better than brisket. (not as dry)

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The kids (teenagers) hated it! The husband thought it was so-so, the sauce tasted only of beer and was boring, needed something, just not sure what, the meat was fork tender, I just wish it had ...

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I love this recipe. I use a rump roast instead. I think it tastes a little better than brisket. (not as dry)

I used 1 can/bottle of beer and 1 cup of ketchup and 2 Tbs dijon mustard. It was delicious.

I wouldn't give Southern Living the credit for this recipe. I got this identical recipe from a Better Homes & Gardens Crockpot Cookbook I've had for years. The only differnce is instead of flo...

It could not be easier! It took me more time to find a grocery store that carries beef brisket than it did to make it. I would double the liquid ingredients in order to have more gravy - it is s...

My family and friends loved this recipe. As stated, slow cooking made this fall apart and the flavor was GREAT!!!!

The kids (teenagers) hated it! The husband thought it was so-so, the sauce tasted only of beer and was boring, needed something, just not sure what, the meat was fork tender, I just wish it had ...

This is a great fix it and forget it recipe!

couldn't be easier, and is absolutely perfect with mashed potatoes--a definite "do again--soon"

The meat was tender (as most meat is in the crockpot anyway), but we didn't care for the sauce at all. It tasted just like tangy beer and didn't compliment the meat well. I did use tomato sauc...