Conway's Slow Cooker Corned Beef

Ingredients 

3½ lbs corned beef brisket*
2 medium onions, quartered
6 small carrots
1 bay leaf (or 2 small ones)
12 oz. Conway's Irish Ale
6 small potatoes, halved or quartered
1 small cabbage, quartered

* - with spice packet. If your corned beef does not come with a spice packet, add your own pickling spice blend (peppercorns, mustard seeds, dill seeds, etc).

Method 

Add corned beef brisket with spices to slow cooker fat side down. Add onions, carrots, bay leaf, and Conway's Irish Ale. Cook on low for 9-10 hours. Add potatoes and cabbage to slow cooker with 2 hours remaining. Slice brisket thinly across the grain and serve with vegetables.