Corned Beef and Cabbage


3 cups hot water
2 Tbsp. vinegar
2 Tbsp. brown sugar
1 tsp. freshly ground pepper
1 cup flat beer
1 onion, roughly chopped
4 pounds corned beef, with spices
5-6 peeled and cut carrots, or 1 bag baby carrots
1 pound small red potatoes
1 head green cabbage, cut into wedges

Combine water, beer, vinegar, brown sugar and pepper in a crock pot. Add onion, corned beef and spice packet. Cover and cook on high for 4 hours. Add carrots and potatoes and cook for another 3 hours. Add cabbage and continue to cook on high for 1 more hour until beef is tender.