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Beer Braised Baby Back Ribs

BT Calgary | posted Friday, Jul 3rd, 2015

Beer Braised Baby Back Ribs
Brine for 12 hours with:
Basic Brine 3L
Beer (ale) 0.5L
Garlic 2 cloves, smashed
Fresh Thyme 7.5 g
Apple Cider Vinegar 200g
Lemon (Juice and Whole lemon) 1/2 a lemon

Good for about 5 whole ribs.

Once Brined, sear the ribs until caramelized and braise in stock and another 1/2 L of beer for 3.5 hours or until tender.

Beer BBQ sauce
550g Beer (ale)
485g Fine Diced Onion
9g Smoked Paprika
135g Dijon Mustard
840g Ketchup
38g molasses
85g Garlic, Finely chopped
15g Salt
8g Ground Black Pepper
26g Brown Sugar
33g Honey
4 Sprigs of Thyme Leaves

Sauté off the onions then add all remaining ingredients and cook for 1.5 hours on low. Using a blender, blend on high to smooth out the sauce.

Makes about 2 L of sauce

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Carolina BBQ Sauce

BT Calgary | posted Monday, May 12th, 2014

Perfect for the grill or to take your camping cooking up a notch!


  • 1 ½ C Yellow Mustard
  • ½ C Brown Sugar, Packed
  • ¾ C Cider Vinegar
  • ¾ C Beer, Recommend Village Brewery Wit
  • 1 Tbsp. Chili Powder (Try Chipotle for a spicy kick)
  • 1 Tsp. Black Pepper
  • ½ Tsp. Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 ½ Worcestershire Sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. Butter
  • 1 Tsp.  Liquid Smoke
  • Louisiana Style Hot Sauce To Taste


  1. Combine mustard, brown sugar, vinegar and beer in sauce pot.
  2. Add in chili powder, black pepper, cayenne and Worcestershire sauce.
  3. Simmer on medium low heat for 15 minutes.
  4. Then add in butter and liquid smoke and simmer additional 10 minutes.
  5. Season with hot sauce to taste.
  6. Allow sauce to cool and refrigerate overnight before use to allow flavors to meld.

Courtesy SAIT

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Jack and Watermelon BBQ Sauce

BT Calgary | posted Monday, May 12th, 2014

A BBQ sauce like none other!


  • ½ Watermelon, Peeled, cubed (Approximately 5 Cups)
  • 2 Tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 Lrg Onion, Fine Dice
  • 4 Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1 Tbsp. Onion Powder
  • 1 Tbsp. Ground Mustard
  • 2-3 oz Jack Daniels (More Optional)
  • 1 C Ketchup
  • ½ C Honey
  • ½ C Cider Vinegar
  • 5 Tbsp. Brown Sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. Worcestershire Sauce (If Seafood Allergy Omit)


  1. Place cubed watermelon in blender and puree smooth.
  2. Strain Mixture to remove all seeds.
  3. In large sauce pot sauté onions in olive oil until translucent, add in garlic, onion powder and ground mustard and sauté one minute more.
  4. Flame Jack Daniels in pot until almost evaporated, add in pureed watermelon and all remaining ingredients.
  5. Simmer sauce for 30-45 or until it is reduced to “BBQ Sauce” Consistency.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Courtesy SAIT

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