Slow Cooker Beer Ribs

slow cooker beer ribs
These slow cooker beef ribs are simmered in a beer-laced bbq sauce that includes Dijon mustard, honey and onion.  Perfect for game day or any feast.  Serve with your favorite slaw recipe.
Recipe By: Sapporo
  • Prep15 min |
  • Total8hr 15min |
  • Serves4-6 servings


    • 5 pounds beef short ribs
    • 1 large onion, coarsely chopped
    • 2 cups barbecue sauce of your choice
    • 2 tablespoons honey
    • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
    • 1/2 can (or bottle) Sapporo Premium Beer
    • 1 each fine sea salt
    • 1 each ground pepper
    • 1 each granulated garlic powder
    • 1 each onion powder


Season ribs with salt, pepper, garlic and onion powder (to taste)

Brown outside of ribs in pan on the stovetop

Place a layer of roughly chopped onions at bottom of slow cooker

In s separate bowl, combine the barbecue sauce, honey and mustard.

Add ribs a little at a time to bowl and make sure they are covered in

Place ribs in slow cooker on top of bed of onions

Pour beer over the top once the sauced ribs are in the slow cooker, so
that the sauce mixture cascades to the onions at the bottom

Stir the ribs to coat with the sauce and incorporate the beer.

Cover and cook on LOW for 6 to 8 hours

Switch slow cooker to warm setting

Remove ribs from slow cooker and place on a tray or in a bowl

Skim excess fat from sauce

Return ribs to sauce

Note: Before storing,  skim off excess fat.

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