Beer Brisket


This brisket and beer dish turns out so tender and juicy — no knife required!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
4 hrs 10 mins


  • 1 (4 pound) beef brisket, trimmed of fat

  • salt to taste

  • 1 large onion, sliced

  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can beer

  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar

  • 1 cube beef bouillon

  • 2 tablespoons coarsely ground black pepper

  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic

  • 1 bay leaf

  • ¼ teaspoon dried thyme

  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch

  • 2 tablespoons water


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Season brisket with salt and place in a baking dish. Cover entire roast with onion slices.

  3. In a medium bowl, mix together the beer, brown sugar, beef bouillon, pepper, garlic, bay leaf, and thyme. Pour over the roast. Cover with aluminum foil.

  4. Bake for 4 hours in the preheated oven. The brisket should be fork-tender.

  5. Mix together cornstarch and water; stir into the juices in the baking dish to thicken. Remove the bay leaf. Slice and serve brisket.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

572 Calories
42g Fat
11g Carbs
32g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 572
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 42g 54%
Saturated Fat 16g 82%
Cholesterol 124mg 41%
Sodium 230mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 32g
Vitamin C 3mg 13%
Calcium 34mg 3%
Iron 4mg 21%
Potassium 395mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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