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Smoked Baked Beans with Bacon and Beer

Smoked bake beans are swimming in a delectably seasoned sauce loaded with tender beans, chunks of bacon, and a hint of beer.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time2 hrs 15 mins
Total Time2 hrs 20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 435kcal


  • 56 oz canned navy beans with liquid
  • 8 oz thick sliced bacon cut into 1" pieces prior to cooking
  • 1 sweet onion chopped
  • 4 jalapenos chopped
  • 12 ounces lager beer
  • ½ cup BBQ sauce
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper


  • Add chopped bacon to a large pot and set on the stove top over medium heat. When bacon is beginning to crisp add the chopped onions and jalepenos. Saute until tender.
  • Add beans, beer, BBQ sauce, and seasonings to the pot and stir to combine.
  • Place the pot in a 275 degree smoker uncovered with your preferred wood chips. Smoke for two hours.
  • Remove beans from the smoker. If not thickened to your liking mash a few beans with a fork and stir. Repeat as needed until thickened.


Calories: 435kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 1282mg | Potassium: 767mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 252IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 120mg | Iron: 4mg