Georgia Department of Agriculture

Ode to Mercy Ale BBQ Sauce

Ode to Mercy Ale BBQ Sauce


Chef Rusty Bowers, the owner/butcher at Pine Street Market in Atlanta, who was named a 2017 Georgia Grown Chef by the Georgia Department of Agriculture and the Georgia Restaurant Association.

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Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes



1 batch of BBQ Rub (
1 bottle of good beer (we suggest Georgia-brewed Ode to Mercy Ale)
1 Tbsp. tomato paste
1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
1 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
2 Tbsps. molasses
To taste Kosher salt




In a saucepot over medium heat, bring the beer and BBQ rub to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and add the remaining ingredients. Cook for 10 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat and adjust seasoning.

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