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BBQ Maple Bourbon Ribs
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
6 hrs
Total Time
6 hrs 50 mins

Maple syrup makes these ribs sweet and delicious.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, BBQ
Servings: 4 people
Author: Derek Wolf
Rib Ingredients
  • 2 racks of St. Louis style ribs
  • 1 bottle of Cowboy Range Style BBQ Sauce
  • 1/2 cup of your favorite bourbon
  • 1/2 cup of maple syrup
  • 2 cups of Over The Fire's BBQ Seasoning
Over The Fire BBQ Seasoning
  • 1 cup of light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of paprika
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon of kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon of garlic powder
  1. Light the Cowboy Hardwood Lump Charcoal in a charcoal chimney or mound inside your grill and let burn for 10-15 minutes.
  2. Soak a hand full of Cowboy Charcoal Apple Wood Smoking Chips in some water for 10-15 minutes.
  3. Peel off the membrane on the bony side of the ribs.
  4. Using the BBQ rub, season the ribs thoroughly on both sides.
  5. Push all charcoal to one side of grill and place wood chips on top.
  6. Place ribs on opposite side of charcoal and let smoke on 225-250F for 3 hours.
  7. Pull ribs off grill and place inside tin foil. Add back to the smoker for 2 more hours.

  8. Pull ribs off grill, glaze both sides of the ribs with Cowboy Range Style BBQ Sauce, maple syrup & bourbon.

  9. Wrap ribs with tin foil and place back on the grill for another 1 hour at 225-250F.

  10. Pull ribs off and enjoy!
Recipe Notes

Gear: Cowboy Charcoal and Range Style BBQ Sauce

Tip: Keep adding charcoal & wood chips for desired flavor & temperature.