Pot Roast Cooked in Beer so Tender it Falls Apart

Total Time
3hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 3 hrs

It's fall apart good. Serve with my Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Cauliflower Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Cauliflower or Mashed Potatoes With Roasted Garlic and Caramelized Onions Mashed Potatoes With Roasted Garlic and Caramelized Onions

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a dry cast iron pot brown fat side down, then continue to brown all sides.Your kitchen will be smokey!
  2. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Add 1 can beer.
  4. And pour the other can for yourself!
  5. Add rest of ingredients except butter and flour.
  6. Put pot with cover into 325 degree oven for 3 hours.
  7. Melt butter in micro and flour.
  8. Remove roast and vegies from pan.
  9. Add some drippings to butter then add back to pan.
  10. Cook 5 minutes till nice and thick.
  11. Add veggies back to sauce. Plate the sliced roast {if it`s not already falling apart} Top with the veggies and serve with your or my favorite side!
Most Helpful

5 5

I browned the roast, then added all the ingredients plus a few potato chunks. This was cooking all day while I was gone. I came home to the most delicious dinner! It sure was easy, and we loved the flavor. I thought the beer taste might be too strong...not a bit!! Made a salad and we were eating in no time. Thanks for the recipe Rita!

5 5

This dish is lovely and so flavorful. I cooked it in my Dutch oven for the recommended time, and the meat was so tender. I also added 2 potatoes, halved and cut in wedges. This was a delightful meal, and we will be enjoying this one again. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

5 5

this recipe was great! i've been trying for years to make a tender roast, i fail where others have succedded all the time! (even in a slow cooker!) However, this recipe is perfect, restaurant quality! The only thing I did different was add a couple of beef boillon cubes to the pot before sticking it in the oven, and it was delicious. Such a sinch to make too, it was ready in minutes to go in the oven, and i couldn't have been happier when taking it out. thank you so much!