Guinness Glazed Slow Cooker Corned Beef from Closet Cooking

Corned beef slow cooked in Guinness and served in a tasty Guinness glaze.

Servings: makes 4-6 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours 35 minutes
Total Time: 8 hours 40 minutes
  • 1 3-5 pound corned beef in pickling liquid and spices
  • 1 bottle/can (12+ ounces) Guinness or other Irish stout
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons grainy mustard
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Place the corned beef along with the pickling spices, onion and garlic in a slow cooker/crock-pot, top with the Guinness and cook on low until fork tender, about 8-10 hours.
  2. Set the corned beef aside, strain the solids from the Guinness and juices, place the liquid into a large sauce pan, add the brown sugar, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper, bring to a boil reduce the heat and simmer to reduce by half, about 15-20 minutes.
  3. Cut the fat layer from the corned beef, glaze with the Guinness glaze and bake in a preheated 400F oven until the glaze starts bubbling, about 10-15 minutes.