German Lowenbrau (Löwenbräu) Coleslaw

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins


Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash the cabbage under cold running water.
  2. Remove tough outer leaves, and cut the cabbage into quarters.
  3. To shred the cabbage, cut out the core and slice the quarters crosswise into 1/8 inch-wide strips.
  4. Drop the cabbage into a large mixing bowl.
  5. Add the onion and bell pepper, and mix well with a spoon.
  6. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, beer, celery seed, salt and a few grindings of black pepper.
  7. Stir with a wire whisk until all the ingredients are blended.
  8. Pour the mixture over the cabbage and toss together gently but thoroughly.
  9. Taste for seasoning.
  10. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate the coleslaw for about an hour before serving.
Most Helpful

Yum!! Found the Lowenbrau (lions's brew) at my local specialty store). This is a unique and tasty coleslaw - thank you for sharing!

StacieJG May 01, 2009

kind of bland....definately need to add more spices to this recipe.

mrvile May 01, 2009

Not my favorite but definitely good. The German beer we had on hand wasn't Lowenbrau & lent a bitter taste to the dressing. Otherwise, it was great & easy enough for a kid to make, lol. Made for the Kid Friendly challenge of ZWT4. :)

Elmotoo June 05, 2008