Starless Beef Short Ribs with Second Wedge Brewing Co. Rain Maker Porter

Posted by Steve Best on


  • 6 Bone in beef short ribs
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp fresh cracked pepper
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 stalk of celery (diced)
  • 3 shallots (quartered)
  • 1 carrot(diced)
  • 250 ml Beef stock
  • 473ml (1 can) Second Wedge Brewing Co.’s award winning Rain Maker Porter
  • 3-4 Tbsp Hurt Berry Farms’ award winning Starless smoky mole inspired hot sauce.


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Season all sides of the short ribs with salt & pepper. Heat a heavy oven safe pot over a medium high heat. Add the olive oil, sear all sides of the short ribs, & set aside.
  • In the same heated pot, add the carrots, celery, shallots, garlic & stir for 3-6 minutes developing deep caramelization.
  • Add Second Wedge Brewing Co.’s Rain Maker Porter and beef stock to the pot along with Hurt Berry Farm’s Starless smoky mole inspired hot sauce & bring to a simmer. Incorporate the resting short ribs, cover & place in preheated oven.
  • Braise for 2.5 - 4 hours or until the short ribs are tender. Serve with mashed potatoes & seasonal vegetables from your local farmer's market.

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