Orange Beer Barbeque Sauce

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Tannic

I started looking for a good barbeque sauce when I found my children doing inappropriate things with some store-bought stuff that we had left in the fridge. I made this one up, drawing particular inspiration from Orange Maple Barbecue Sauce, which I really liked, but I wanted something beer based. They still use it on toast and other breakfast items, but I prefer it on pulled pork shoulder and beef brisket. I used a homebrewed doppelbock for the beer ingredient, chosen because the batch failed to carbonate in the bottles and I haven't fixed it yet. I think you could use almost any beer with a lot of flavor. I'd like to try it with a stout or a wheat beer that complements the citrus. If you find your children dipping crackers in it, at least you know it's not half corn syrup.

Top Review by Adenna

Sorry. Didnt taste like bbq sauce at all. Followed recipe exactly as posted. poured it all out :(

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. in a medium saucepan cook the onion and garlic in the oil until soft.
  2. deglaze with the beer, add all the remaining ingredients. bring to a boil for 10 minutes.
  3. puree using an immersion blender or transfer to a regular blender in batches. return to a boil for around 10 minutes, until thickened and slightly reduced.

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