Bourbon Whiskey Barbecue Sauce

Bourbon Whiskey Barbecue Sauce

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Pam Blais


This recipe was given to me by a dear friend in Georgia. He canned it as well and gave it to friends.
One word of caution, OPEN windows before cooking...The fumes will drive you crazy, but the taste is worth it.


★★★★★ 1 vote

2 cups
10 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 1/2 large
    onion, minced
  • four clove
    garlic, minced
  • 3/4 c
    bourbon whiskey....your choice of brand
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 c
  • 1/4 c
    tomato paste
  • 1/3 c
    cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp
    liquid smoke flavoring
  • 1/4 c
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/3 tsp
    hot sauce

How to Make Bourbon Whiskey Barbecue Sauce


  1. OPEN DOOR OR WINDOWS BEFORE STARTING>>>In a large skillet over medium heat, combine the onion, garlic and whiskey. Simmer for ten minutes or until the onions are clear. Mix in remaining ingredients.
  2. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium low and simmer for 20 minutes.. Run through a sieve if you prefer a smoother sauce
  3. You can double and triple this recipe to can it if you like.
    PLEASE REMEMBER TO OPEN YOUR WINDOWS OR DOOR BEFORE COOKING.. I wish someone had told me. my eyes burned for hours.

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About Bourbon Whiskey Barbecue Sauce

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Alcohol
Regional Style: American

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