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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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Course: Mops
Cuisine: American BBQ
Keyword: barbecue spritz, bourbon bbq spritz, moist barbecue
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1.25 cups
Calories: 513kcal


  • 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup the real stuff
  • 1/4 cup bourbon Four Roses
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice


  • 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: 513kcal | Carbohydrates: 77g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 537mg | Potassium: 364mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 71g | Vitamin A: 71IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 111mg | Iron: 1mg