Beef Brisket

Beef Brisket

This recipe has gluten free notes.


  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 3-4 lb. beef brisket
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 12 oz bottle red lager (I used Leinie‚Äôs Red) (GF use Dubbliner or Redbridge)
  • 4 stalks celery, cut into large pieces
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 can tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup brown mustard
  • 1/3 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • dash of coarse ground black pepper


  1. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet. Brown brisket on all sides, about 8-10 minutes. Add garlic half way through. Transfer meat to slow cooker. Pour beer in skillet, scraping up brown bits. Simmer for one minute. Add to slow cooker. Nestle celery around beef.
  2. In a medium bowl, add remaining ingredients and whisk. Pour over beef. Cook on low for 8 hours. Remove from cooker and allow to sit about 10 minutes before cutting.