2/3 cup unsalted beef broth 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar 8 ounces of beer (I used Coors light) 1 cup BBQ sauce (I used original sweet baby rays) 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper Put all ingredients in a small to medium sauce pan and bring to boil (caution it does not smell to great but tastes amazing, especially after being on a brisket). Just keep stirring until all ingredients are dissolved and mixed really well. Then put on simmer until ready to use. I usually make it and apply it to the meat about 4 hours before I pull it off the smoker. I'm not sure on the amount this yields but it will be more than enough to mop a 18# brisket and pour the remaining sauce in the bottom of the foil before wrapping it u .