Add Bourbon to a heavy saucepan and cook over medium heat until reduced by a third.
Add all remaining ingredients and mix to combine. Simmer for 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
The sauce will begin to thicken, continue cooking until you've achieved the desired consistency.
Remove from heat and use immediately. Allow to cool to room temperature before storing. Store in a tightly sealed container in the refrigerator. Will keep for about 2 weeks.
Honey Bourbon BBQ Burgers
Heat a grill to medium high.
Form the ground beef into 6 patties.
Season, to taste, with salt and pepper.
Brush burger patties, red onion and pineapple slices with a little olive oil.
Place patties, red onion and pineapple on grill.
Cook pineapple and onion until they begin to char and caramelize. Remove from grill and keep warm.
Cook burgers until desired level on doneness has been achieved.
To Assemble Burger
Place red onion slice on bottom half of roll.
Top with the burger patty.
Liberally brush burgers with Honey Bourbon BBQ sauce.
Top with grilled pineapple, then blue cheese.
Add a handful of arugula.
Top with other bun half.
Burger Temperature Guide
Burger Doneness Internal Temp Medium Rare 125-130*F Medium 135-140*F Medium Well 145-160*F Well Done > 160*FStore BBQ sauce in an airtight container (preferably glass) until ready to use.You can store this refrigerated for about 2 weeks.