There are Crock-Pot recipes, then there are Crock-Pot recipes. The former are the type of recipes your grandma made in the ’50s: bland, set-it-and-forget-it slow cooker food. The latter are something to get behind. They are juicy, flavorful, colorful, and, most importantly, made with beer. Here are the best Crock-Pot recipes that just wouldn’t be the same without beer.
Slow Cooker Beer-Infused Pork Belly
Life is better with pork belly. But you know what’s even double better? Slow-cooked pork belly with stout.
Amber Ale Barbecue Beef
Let the Crock-Pot cook the thin cuts of barbecue beef shoulder in tasty amber ale while you work.
Tender Beer-Soaked Crock-Pot Roast
Few things hit the spot like meat and potatoes. Throw in some light beer to add a little something extra to a time-honored classic.
Slow Cooker Country Ribs in Beer
These ribs are fall-off-the-bone good thanks to cooking slowly in your favorite beverage.
Guinness Corned Beef With Cabbage
A hearty meal of corned beef calls for a hearty beer like Guinness.
Slow Cooker Beef ‘n’ Beer
Plunge your fork right into this beer-infused rump roast. The flavors will be everything you know and love about roasts, but better. Thanks, beer.
Beef Rump Roast
Slow Cooker Beer Chicken
Shredded chicken and herbs can get dry when it’s not cooked correctly. By correctly, we mean cooked with beer.
Beer and Brown Sugar Pulled Chicken Sliders
Sliders are the perfect snack for any large gathering. Sweeten up these chicken sliders with porter and brown sugar.
Slow Cooker Beer Pulled Pork
The pork in these sliders gets salty, tender, and scrumptious from sitting and slow cooking all day long. Throw on some barbecue sauce and you’re set for the night.
Pork Butt Roast
Guinness French Onion Soup
Soup might not be the first thing you think of when you think of mouthwatering Crock-Pot recipes. This French onion soup with Guinness will change your mind.
Rotisserie-Style Beer Can Chicken
Chicken doesn’t have to be complicated to be tasty. Throw some beer in the Crock-Pot with a whole chicken and some spices on top and you’ve got a meal fit for a king.