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Smoked Corned Beef Sandwich with Guinness
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Smoked Corned Beef Sandwich with Guinness

Smoked corned beef made into a sandwich that pairs perfectly with a pint of Guinness just in time for St. Patricks Day!
Prep Time2 hours 30 minutes
Cook Time6 hours
Resting Time20 minutes
Total Time8 hours 50 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Irish
Servings: 4 people
Author: Derek Wolf


Smoked Corned Beef Ingredients:

  • 1 Corned Beef Brisket Pre-Brined
  • 2 tbsp Black Pepper
  • 1 tbsp Onion Powder
  • 1 tbsp Garlic Powder
  • 2 tsp Coriander
  • 1 tsp Cayenne
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 cup Guinness
  • 1/8 cup Beef Broth
  • Yellow Mustard

Sandwich Ingredients:

  • Thousand Island Dressing
  • Swiss Cheese
  • Sauerkraut
  • Rye Bread


  • Take pre-brined corned beef brisket out of bag and discard seasoning.
  • To reduce the amount of salt from the brining process, submerge beef in water for 2 hours and place back in fridge. You can skip this if you like.
  • Lather outside of corned beef with mustard then season with all the seasonings.
  • Get your smoker going. Once it reaches a steady 250F, place corned beef in fat side down and let cook until it reaches 160 F internal (about 1.5-3 hours)
  • Pull corned beef out of smoker.
  • Lay down 2 sheets of tin foil and make edges. Pour Guinness Beer & Beef Broth over top of meat and into tin foil base.
  • Then cover and place back on the grill till it reaches 200F internal (about 1.5-2 hours).
  • Once done, pull out corned beef and let rest in a cooler for 20 minutes.
  • Slice against the grain and serve with melted swiss cheese, rye bread, sauerkraut and Thousand Island dressing.
  • Pour yourself a Guinness and enjoy!


Equipment: Guinness pint glass, tin foil, smoker, wood chips, cutting board and knife.


Serving: 4g | Calories: 476kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 122mg | Sodium: 3351mg | Potassium: 776mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 0.2g | Vitamin A: 224IU | Vitamin C: 62mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 4mg