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Atlanta Barbecue Restaurant GA State | BBQ Sports Bar

Barbecue, Beer & Moonshine, 8 days a week.

CLOSED FOR THE HOLIDAYS:

December 25th, 2018

December 31st, 2018 & January 1st, 2019

At Bullpen Rib House, located right next to GSU Stadium (formerly Turner Field), we serve customers throughout the year with our slow-smoked BBQ meats, cold brews and good old-fashioned hooch.

If you're looking for a great BBQ restaurant in Atlanta, look no further! We've been serving barbecue in Atlanta since '97. Enjoy our hickory smoked spare ribs, jumbo burgers, BBQ sandwiches, and much more.

Mon - Thurs 11am - 9pm

Fri 11am - 10pm Sat 12pm - 10pm

Sun 12pm - 7pm

Baked Beans, The Hard Way

Smoked Bourbon Baked Beans  

So, how do we make our baked beans? Well it's a long process, but I'll let you in on it.

First we need beans; three beans actually. We like to go with black beans, kidney beans and haricot beans. You can use dry beans if you have the time but we just go with canned beans. Make sure you rinse them down if you use canned beans to get rid any firming salts.

 Drained Black, Kidney & Haricot Beans.

Drained Black, Kidney & Haricot Beans.

 Beans with the onions, missed the shot with the peppers :(

Beans with the onions, missed the shot with the peppers :(

Next, we add some vegetables. We go with onions, bell peppers and de-seeded jalapeno. Diced it up fine and mix it in, simple! 

OK, time to add something to bring in some real flavor, with our in-house made, sweet BBQ sauce and let's not forget the namesake bourbon and don't use the expensive stuff, the cheap crap will do just fine. Finally we add some dried garlic for added flavor and brown sugar & molasses. The brown sugar by the way isn't just to sweeten it up, it also stops the beans from turning into mush when cooked up for a long period (we're not trying to make re-fried beans people!). 

 Mixing in the brown sugar, after our Bullpen BBQ sauce and bourbon were added.

Mixing in the brown sugar, after our Bullpen BBQ sauce and bourbon were added.

 ..........and fully mixed up. It's like you can pretend you didn't add any sugar ;)

..........and fully mixed up. It's like you can pretend you didn't add any sugar ;)

Next, we pan it up and plonk a couple of sage leaves in. 

 Panned up and ready to go into the smoker

Panned up and ready to go into the smoker

Now, we fire up the smoker and dump in a couple of spare ribs and place the pans right underneath the ribs. Come back in four to five hours and you have some baked beans, made the hard way.

 The bourbon baked beans all finished smoking.

The bourbon baked beans all finished smoking.

 Bullpen Rib House, (404) 577-5774, 735 Pollard Blvd SW, Atlanta, 30315.

BBQ, Beer & Moonshine

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