Smoked Bourbon Marinated Beef Roast

READY IN: 25hrs
Recipe by Carol V.

This is an oldie but goodie. Cooking times vary, depending on your grill and the size of your roast. I use my Weber Kettle mostly, but have used my gas grill also I find an instant read thermometer works best.. Plan ahead, this has to marinate 24 hours. The recipe is easily increased as the size of your roast depends on the number of guests.

Top Review by cathynuti

Just wanted to share the roasting method from the "Beef King" in Kansas City. This works with any size prime rib. Never fails. 300 for 1 hour. Oven off, roast sits for 3 hours. Oven on at 275 for 1 hour. VERY IMPORTANT!!! NEVER OPEN OVEN DOOR!!! I put a sticky note on the door to alert the family! Perfect medium-rare every time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sprinkle roast with tenderizer. Place in large zip lock bag and set aside mix the remaining ingredients in a small bowl. Pour over roast and force as much air as possible out of bag and seal. Marinate in refrigerator for at least 24 hours. Remove from refrigerator and let sit for 1 hour to come close to room temperature.
  2. While roast is resting, place wood chips of your choice in bowl of water to soak. Fill a large chimny with charcoal and let burn until a fine white ash forms on the outside of briquetts. Place a disposable aluminum pan in center to catch drippings and pile charcoal on each side and sprinkle wood chips over both piles. Place roast over pan and cover. Try to keep a medium temperature and check for doneness at regular intervals. "You know your grill".

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