Brisket With Barbecue Beer Sauce
Serves 8 to 10. Recipe is from “An Occasion to Gather: by The Junior League of Milwaukee, which says, “Put your feet up and relax! This terrific entree prepares itself. Serve sliced or shredded on a bun with barbecue sauce and horseradish.”
1 (4- to 5-lb.) beef brisket
2 large onions, sliced
1 bunch carrots
1 bottle chili sauce
1 (12-oz.) bottle beer
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup ketchup
½ cup apple cider vinegar
½ cup soy sauce
6 garlic cloves
Salt and pepper to taste
1. Arrange the brisket fat side up in a roasting pan. Place the onions and carrots over and around the brisket.
2. Combine the chili sauce, beer, brown sugar, ketchup, vinegar, soy sauce, garlic, salt and pepper in a bowl and mix well.
3. Pour the beer mixture over the brisket and vegetables. Bake, covered, at 325 degrees for 4 to 5 hours or until cooked through, turning twice.
4. Serve sliced or shredded with pinot noir or Beaujolais-villages.
This story was updated on Jan. 24, 2013, to clarify instructions in Step 2.