1 medium Spanish onion, diced

1 medium banana pepper, diced

3 cloves garlic, minced

2 Tbsp capers

5 ripe tomatoes, diced

1 small can tomato paste

1/3 c each wine vinegar, olive oil, soy sauce, brown sugar

1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar

2 Tbsp each Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco, honey, Dijon mustard, horseradish, oregano

2 Tbsp fresh ground pepper

1 tsp cumin

Dash of ground clove

12 ounces amber ale or porter

Combine all ingredients in a large saucepan and boil for 10 minutes.  Lower heat and simmer about 4 hours until thickened.  Cool and refrigerate for 24 hours so the flavors can meld.  Then baste everything but the dog with it.

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