You don't have to wait for Memorial Day to cure your barbecue cravings. Try out this sizzling recipe that'll have your mouth watering. Our take on the summer classic dish incorporates Augustine's Orange Amber Ale to create a one-of-a-kind marinade. With hints of tangy orange and silky caramel malt, your BBQ ribs will leave you wanting more.
2 tablespoons paprika
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons garlic powder
2 teaspoons chili powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon ground chipotle pepper
1 teaspoon pepper
3/4 teaspoon dried thyme
4 pounds boneless country-style pork ribs
1 bottle (18 ounces) barbecue sauce
3/4 cup Augustine's Orange Amber Ale
Preheat broiler. Mix the first 9 ingredients. Place pork in a foil-lined 15x10x1-in. pan; rub generously with seasonings. Broil 4-5 in. from heat until browned, 2-3 minutes per side.
Transfer to a 5-qt. slow cooker. Whisk together barbecue sauce and ale; pour over ribs. Cook, covered, on low until tender, 3-4 hours.
Remove ribs. Reserve 2 cups of cooking juices; discard remaining juices. Skim fat from reserved juices. Serve with ribs.