Jan's Beer-Brined Corned Beef
Homemade corned beef is brined, smoked, then braised to perfection. Juicy, tender and full of flavor with just a few steps. It is easier than you think! Makes delicious Reuben sandwiches! Divide slices into half-pound portions and freeze, leaving only what you will use over the next few days unfrozen.
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Substitute apple juice for the beer if preferred.
Use 2 smaller briskets instead of 1 large if desired. Use 1 tablespoon curing salt per pound of beef.
You may finish cooking the beef in the oven instead of on the grill in step 7.
Nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of brine and braising ingredients. The actual amount of brine and braising liquid consumed will vary.