Easy Cranberry Sweet and Sour Brisket

READY IN: 3hrs 20mins




  • Heat oil in a large Dutch oven over high heat.
  • In a bowl mix together beer, cranberry sauce and ketchup; set aside.
  • Sprinkle the brisket with salt and pepper (I use seasoning salt) brown on both sides about 6 minutes per side; transfer to a plate.
  • Add in sliced onion and garlic (if using) saute for about 7-8 minutes or until soft, stirring with a wooden spoon and scraping the bottom of the pan.
  • Transfer the brisket back to the pot and pour in the beer mixture and bring to a boil.
  • Cover the pot tightly and transfer to the oven.
  • Cook for about 3 hours at 325 degrees, or until the brisket is tender, seasoning the sauce with salt and pepper if desired the last 30 minutes of cooking.
  • Transfer the brisket to cutting board and slice.
  • Spoon any fat off from the top of the gravy.
  • Transfer the slices to a serving platter and pour over the gravy.
  • Delicious!