Barbecue Hamburger Recipe

With a Whiskey BBQ Sauce!

Favorite Restaurant Recipe

A Barbecue Hamburger Recipe that works well anytime, but is one you may use most often during the summer grilling season.

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A Whiskey BBQ Sauce!

Try this favorite barbecue recipe for your hamburgers. You'll be glad you did.

Whiskey Barbecue Sauce Recipe

Barbecue Hamburger Recipe

Preparation time: 15 minutes. Makes 2 cups.


  • 3 ounces cooked, crumbled bacon
  • 1 1/2 cups of ketchup
  • 1/4 cup of molasses
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons of Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons of your favorite whiskey ...or a "touch" more :-)
  • 2 tablespoons brewed coffee
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard (I use Coleman's)
  • 1 teaspoon Tabasco



  • Combine all ingredients in a sauce pan
  • Simmer for 30 minutes, uncovered, stirring occasionally

Whiskey BBQ Hamburger Recipe

Preparation time: 15 minutes. Serves 4.


  • 4 hamburger patties, preferably natural beef
  • 4 hamburger buns
  • Butter
  • Mayonnaise
  • 4 slices of Swiss cheese
  • 4 slices of cheddar cheese
  • 8 strips cooked bacon (2 for each burger)
  • Lettuce leaves
  • 4 slices of tomato (1 per burger)
  • Sliced onion (optional)
  • Whiskey Barbecue Sauce (see above)



  • Begin grilling the hamburger patties to the correct doneness
  • While the burgers are cooking, prepare the buns by buttering both sides lightly and warming or broiling them
  • When the buns are warmed, place them side by side
  • Spread mayonnaise on the top half of each bun and top with lettuce and tomato
  • When you turn the hamburger patties, place 1 slice of Swiss and 1 slice of cheddar on the patty and then top each with two slices of cooked bacon
  • Spread the Whiskey Barbecue Sauce on the bottom half of each bun and then top with a burger patty
  • Place burgers on a platter and serve with my potato salad

Enjoy your restaurant barbecue hamburger and the company of those you share it with.


"Too bad all the people who know how to run the country are busy driving cabs and barbecuing." 

George Burns

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