Sweet Bourbon Barbecue Sauce

Sweet Bourbon Barbecue Sauce

This tomato-based sauce has a sweet yet tangy flavor from the bourbon. This is a great barbecue sauce for most meats.
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  • Serves: 32 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Heat oil in a saucepan. Add garlic and cook for 15 to 20 seconds until it becomes fragrant. 
  3. Step 3

     Add ketchup and maple syrup, cider vinegar, and bourbon. Simmer over low heat for 4 to 5 minutes, stirring often. 
  4. Step 4

    Add Dijon mustard, salt, and black pepper. Simmer for 3 to 4 more minutes. Remove from heat and let the sauce cool for 5 to 10 minutes before using. Use sauce as a baste while meat is on the grill or serve on the side once grilled meat is plated.