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Unofficially Official BBQ Pitmasters Drinking Game Tally – Episode 4

Episode 4 of BBQ Pitmasters Season 3 is now in the books.  The official motto for this episode should be “If it wasn’t for injections, I’d be sober”.

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Unofficially Official BBQ Pitmasters Drinking Game Tally – Episode 3

Last week, the rules for the Unofficially Official BBQ Pitmasters Drinking Game were announced in time for the third episode of the current season.  As you may know already, the first five episodes will feature 15 BBQ pitmasters (that’s three per episode) competing at various BBQ festivals throughout the country for a spot in the winner-take-all season finale.  The winner of the finale receives $50,000, an invitation to the Kingsford Invitational, and the coveted title of Kingsford BBQ Pitmasters Grand Champion.  Three of the most well-known BBQ personalities are serving as judges for this season – Myron Mixon of Jack’s Old South, Tuffy Stone of Cool Smoke, and Aaron Franklin of Franklin Barbecue. Continue reading

12 Bones Sweet Tomato Barbecue Sauce

Today’s sauce is local to North Carolina and is the official tomato-based BBQ sauce of the 2012 Democratic National Convention.  From Asheville, NC, today’s sauce is 12 Bones Sweet Tomato Barbecue Sauce.  A great big thank you to Chelsea from Crooked Condiments for providing me with the sauce to review!

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Announcing the Unofficially Official BBQ Pitmasters Drinking Game

If there is anything that is a natural fit to be paired with BBQ, it’s beer.  Beer and BBQ.  The stuff that many festivals throughout the country are made of.  This perfect combination of food and beverage is the basis for the Unofficially Official BBQ Pitmasters Drinking Game!

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Top Father’s Day BBQ Gifts for 2012 – What Others Have to Say

With Father’s Day just around the corner, I thought about coming up with a top 10 list of gifts for that grill master in your family.  However, after stepping back and taking a look, others have done a much better job.  So rather than come up with a list of 4 or 5 items, let me suggest a few places to check out so that you can get lots of ideas! Continue reading

Shane Draper Reviews The Texas Jr. Brush

Today’s review is a guest review by Shane Draper of Draper’s BBQ of the Texas Jr. Brush.  I had a chance to see this tool in use at Memphis in May, and you’ll get to see some of my feedback in Shane’s review.

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Review: Kosmos Reserve Blend Brisket Injection

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Famous Dave’s – Bozeman, MT

Montana is well-known for it’s bison and beef.  BBQ?  Not so much.  So on my recent trip to Bozeman, MT, I scoped out my BBQ options.  There was one option – Famous Dave’s.  After reading a review from my friend Lionel, I was a bit nervous.  I certainly didn’t want to go and have a terrible dinner, but I decided to take the plunge.  I’m glad I did.

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Double Review: Weber BBQ Sauce and Three Little Pigs Rub


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Day 3 of Memphis in May – Down to Business

Day 3… the day of reckoning.  This is the day when the gloves come off, and teams get down to the business of preparing turn-ins for their respective categories.  I arrived on-site around 8:00 am, and I must say our hog was looking really, really good!

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