Ribs with Beer Marinade

Ribs with Beer Marinade

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  • 1 qt. beer (favorite brand)
  • 2 C Pioneer® Golden Light Brown Sugar
  • 1 C cider vinegar
  • 1 T chili powder
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. dry mustard
  • 2 tsp. hot red pepper flakes
  • 4-6 lbs. pork spareribs


  1. Combine beer, Pioneer® Golden Light Brown Sugar, vinegar, chili powder, cumin, mustard and red pepper flakes in a large pan. Bring to a boil; remove from heat and let cool.
  2. Place ribs in a large shallow roasting pan (do not use aluminum). Pour marinade over ribs. Cover lightly and place in refrigerator. Turn ribs several times while they marinate for a 24 hour period.
  3. Drain ribs, reserving marinade. Arrange ribs on grill or rib rack and smoke. Cook 6 to 7 hours or until meat is tender. Baste with marinade every 20–30 minutes.

Cook's Note

This marinade goes well with any meat that is going to be smoked or grilled.
Ribs with Beer Marinade
7 votes, 2.57 avg. rating (53% score)

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