Guinness Roast Beef Brisket

Guinness Roast Beef Brisket


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About this recipe: This slow-roasted beef joint is meltingly tender. It's easy to make and once you make it, it will become a firm favourite. Enjoy with roast potatoes and vegetables, if desired.


Serves: 16 

  • 1.8kg salted beef brisket
  • 220g dark brown soft sugar
  • 340ml Irish stout beer, such as Guinness

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:2hr30min  ›  Extra time:5min resting  ›  Ready in:2hr55min 

  1. Preheat oven to 150 C / Gas 2. Rinse the beef completely and pat dry.
  2. Place the brisket on rack in a roasting tin. Rub the dark brown soft sugar on the beef to coat entire beef, including the bottom. Pour beer over and around the beef to wet the sugar.
  3. Cover and place in preheated oven. Roast for 2 1/2 hours. Allow to rest 5 minutes before slicing.


During the last hour, you may put vegetables in the roasting tin as well. Try a wedge of cabbage, new potatoes, onion, carrots, etc. You may need to add a little more beer with your vegetables.

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