Bourbon BBQ Spritz


Bourbon BBQ Spritz

Bourbon BBQ Spritz

This is a great bourbon barbecue spritz that will keep low and slow cooked meats from drying out. Use this spritz on brisket, pork roasts, and ribs. The bourbon adds a nice liveliness but will not overpower the flavor of the meat. Please note that we at BGDR, developed this recipe using Four Roses Bourbon
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Course Mops
Cuisine American BBQ
Servings 1.25 cups
Calories 513 kcal


  • 1/2 cup bourbon Four Roses
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup the real stuff
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon allspice
  • Pinch of salt


  • In a medium saucepan, bring all ingredients to a low simmer until the brown sugar has melted through; 2-3 minutes stirring often. Remove mixture from heat and let the mixture cool for 20 minutes.
  • Pour spritz mixture into a clean spray bottle.
  • To use: spray meats during the latter stages of the cooking process and right before wrapping meats.
  • You can make this spritz up to 5 days ahead of time. Simply bring it to room temperature before using it.


Calories: 513kcalCarbohydrates: 77gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 537mgPotassium: 364mgFiber: 1gSugar: 71gVitamin A: 71IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 111mgIron: 1mg
Keyword barbecue spritz, bourbon bbq spritz, moist barbecue
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