Prepare your smoker for 250 degrees F. Add wood of choice.
Trim away the silver skin and knobs of fat from the ribs. Blot dry, and brush with oil.
Combine salt, pepper, and garlic. Season ribs thoroughly with the mixture. Both sides and edges.
Once the smoker is up to temperature, place the ribs bone-side down onto the grates. Close the lid and let it cook for 3 hours undisturbed. Check the temperature of your smoker, and adjust if needed.
After 3 hours, spritz with apple juice (or liquid of choice). Close the lid and continue cooking for an additional 2-3 hours.
Once the beef ribs reach an internal temperature between 200-205 degrees F, they are done.
Remove the ribs from the smoker and place them onto a clean cutting board. Tent with aluminum