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Coffee / Beer Rub & Mop Sauce

This delicious mop sauce is simple yet flavorful. It includes a small amount of dry rub, some coffee, beer and vinegar. Simple and delicious for your next BBQ. #TexasHomesteader

Course Seasoning
Cuisine American
Keyword bbq, grill, meat, mop sauce, rub, smoke
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 3 cups
Author www.TexasHomesteader.com



  • 2 tablespoons coarse kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon coarsely-cracked black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper powder

COFFEE / BEER MOP SAUCE (makes 2 Cups)

  • 1 12-oz bottle lager-style beer
  • 1/2 cup distilled white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup brewed coffee
  • 2 tablespoons dry rub (from above)


  1. Coat meat with dry rub, rubbing into the meat with your clean fingertips.

  2. Grill the meat to your cooked preference, coating all sides with the mop sauce.

    If you're smoking the meat, turn the meat & coat with mop sauce about every hour until meat is cooked to the proper internal temperature.