3 -4 lbs corned beef brisket
1 onion, coarsely chopped
1/4 cup cider vinegar
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 -2 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1 medium head of cabbage, cut into wedges
1 apple, sliced
1/4-1/2 teaspoon caraway seed (optional)
12 ounces dark beer


Place corned beef brisket and any seasonings included in your slow cooker. Top with onion.
Whisk together the vinegar, brown sugar, mustard, pepper and cloves and pour over top.
Add the cabbage wedges and apple slices and caraway seeds if using them.
Pour beer over top. Cover and cook on low for about 7 hours or high for about 4-5 hours.