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Sep 11, 2006 06:49 PM

Beer Braised Brisket

What type of beer should I use? The recipe says no dark beers. Also, the recipe called for a 4 pound brisket and to cook it for 3 - 4 hours. I could only get a 2 pound brisket - does that mean I should cook it for half the time?

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  1. I have some Heinekens at home - could I use that?

    1. Sure, go for it! One shouldn't be afraid to experiment.

      I actually like a dark beer when I make beef/beer combos, weird.

      1. I definitely wouldn't use an american 'standard' beer--they're too sweet!

        1. My mom always used michelob.

          1. Try some hard cider. Makes yummy braising liquid.