White Lightning BBQ Sauce

You'll forget all about the typical "red" BBQ sauce when you try my special BBQ sauce. Perfect for pulled pork or shredded chicken sandwiches.


  • 1 1/2 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 lb. Minerva Dairy Smoked Butter
  • 3/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 3/4 cup beer (recommended: Carolina Blonde)
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp. cracked black pepper
  • 1 tsp. ground white pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 1/2 oz. (shot) Moonshine (recommended: Catdaddy)
  • 1 tsp. Louisiana-style hot sauce (optional)


In a saucepan, stir together Dijon mustard, brown sugar, vinegar, and beer. Season with dry ingredients and bring to a simmer over medium-low heat. Mix in Worcestershire sauce, Minerva Dairy Smoked Butter, and
Moonshine (away from flame) and simmer for 15-20 more minutes. If more heat is desired, add hot sauce. Seal in a jar and keep in the refrigerator over night to let the flavors blend.

Serve with pulled pork, smoked chicken, or brisket. Moonshine can be omitted for a great East Carolina-style BBQ sauce.

Prep Time:


4 servings

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