You'll first need to settle in on a bottle of Bourbon Whiskey to make this glaze. It does not have to break the bank, but should be a good drinkable Bourbon Whiskey.
This is where the "sweet" element comes into play. Either light brown or dark brown sugar is okay!
...and the "sticky!"
And this is where it gets GOOD! The "spicy" combined with a handful of other fabulous aromatics are the crux of this sauce!