Beer-Braised Beef

beer-raised beef


  • Brisket or Chuck Roast
  • 3 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • Onion
  • Garlic
  • 2 cans Guinness beer
  • Fresh rosemary and thyme


In large pot or dutch oven, heat 3 tsp. vegetable oil. Season beef with salt and pepper and sear in pot on all sides; transfer to plate. To pot, add 1 thickly sliced large onion and 2 cloves minced garlic; cook for 3 minutes. Add 2 cans Guinness, 1/2 cup water, a few sprigs each rosemary and thyme, salt and pepper to taste. Bring to boil. Lower heat, return beef to pot, cover and simmer on low for 2 to 3 hours.