Whiskey / Bourbon Meatballs

Whiskey / Bourbon Meatballs

Whiskey and Bourbon seems to go hand in hand with bbq.
As the holiday season approaches , I came up with a twist on a classic for your holiday table!
Lets dive into these Whiskey / Burboun Meatballs.
  • 1 pound ground beef 
  • 1 whole egg
  • 3-4 tablespoons of Caribeque Bold Beef
  • 1/2 cup Ketchup ( I use low sugar )
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/4 cup Bourbon/ Whiskey
  • 1 teaspoon Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce


  • Preheat oven/smoker or grill to 375 degrees
  • In a medium bowl combine the ground beef , egg and 3-4 Caribeque Bold Beef Rub.
  • Shape into meatballs ( the size is up to you )
  • Place in your cooker indirect / or if in the oven on a sheet tray
  • Cook for 25-35 minutes ( keep an eye on them  every cooker has a different heat zone)
  • Combine the lemon,Worcestershire Sauce, ketchup, whiskey or bourbon and honey together and whisk.
  • In the last five minutes brush your meatballs with the whiskey glaze.
  • Cool and plate!




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