1/2 cup hoisin sauce
1/2 cup Brown sugar
1/4 cup rice vinegar
1 dark beer (bottle! )
1 ginger, large piece, chopped fine
4 clove garlic (chopped fine)
1/2 teaspoon Chinese Five Spice powder
Marinate beef ribs in the above mixture overnight. Remove from the marinade and reduce it by 1/3 or so.
Grill the ribs over medium-high heat, brushing with the reduced marinade and turning often. Use the remaining marinade as a dipping sauce.