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Phubar
23-10-11, 16:26
Zie ik net op het Brethren forum...



Grand Champion: Smokin' Hoggz BBQ
Reserve Champion: Big Bob Gibson's Bar-B-Q

Overall:
1. Smokin' Hoggz BBQ - 686.2858
2. Big Bob Gibson's Bar-B-Q - 685.7140
3. PA Midnite Smokers - 684.5712
4. Shiggin & Grinnin - 683.4284
5. Munchin Hogs @ The Hilto - 682.2850
6. CHIX, SWINE, & BOVINE Bb - 681.1426
7. Spitfire - 681.1424
8. I Smell Smoke!!! - 678.2860
9. Tippy Canoe BBQ Crew - 678.2854
10. GoneHoggin.com - 677.1430
11. Big Creek BBQ - 675.9998
12. Southern Exposure - 675.4282
13. Black Cat BBQ - 674.2856
14. Squealers Award Winning - 674.2854
15. Hog Tide Bar-B-Que - 672.5712
16. Butcher BBQ - 672.0000
17. Lakeside Smokers - 670.8566
18. Redneck Grillers - 670.8566
19. Lotta Bull BBQ - 670.2854
20. PigDawg - 669.1424
21. Warren County Pork Chopp - 669.1422
22. Smokey's Bar-B-Que - 668.5710
23. Feeding Friendz - 668.5704
24. Swiggin' Pig - 667.9998
25. Can't Stop Grillin' - 667.9994
26. Brew-B-Q - 667.4280
27. R and R BBQ Team - 666.2858
28. FlyBoy BBQ - 665.7142
29. Wine Country Q - 665.7136
30. Fatback Joe's BBQ - 665.1430
31. Here Piggy Piggy BBQ - 665.1428
32. Deguello BBQ - 664.0000
33. Big Papa's Country Kitch - 663.9998
34. Smoke On Wheels - 663.4284
35. Buffalo's BBQ - 663.4280
36. Gilly's Barnstormin' BBQ - 662.8566
37. Lucky's Q - 661.7140
38. 4 Smokin' Butts - 661.1424
39. Kinney's Kountry Koolers - 660.5710
40. QUAU - 659.9998
41. Fat Angel BBQ - 658.2854
42. Team Dude - 657.7144
43. Motley-Que Crew - 657.7140
44. The Long Dawgs - 657.7140
45. Pork Barrel BBQ - 656.0000
46. Smoked To The Bone - 655.4282
47. The Drunken Brisket - 654.8570
48. Saucehound - 654.8564
49. Mad Dawgz BBQ - 653.7144
50. Diva Q - 653.1428
51. Hambones By The Fire - 653.1424
52. Two Old Men and a Grill - 653.1424
53. B.S. Pitmeister - 652.5704
54. Mr. Bobos Traveling BBQ - 651.4280
55. Wild Bunch Butt Burners - 651.4278
56. Barbeque Crew - 651.4276
57. Fat Backs BBQ and Rib Sh - 650.8572
58. Well Seasoned & The Cana - 650.2856
59. Squeal-On-U-BBQ - 649.7136
60. Rhythm 'n QUE - 649.1424
61. Grill-Ueli Team - 648.5706
62. Prairie Smoke & Spice BB - 648.0000
63. Bigbear BBQ - 647.4280
64. IQUE - 646.8568
65. Jack's Old South - 646.8566
66. Burnin Bob's Butts N Bon - 646.2856
67. BBQ Shack - 644.5714
68. Sweet Peppers - 641.1430
69. Hot Grill On Grill Actio - 640.5710
70. 2 Fat Bikers BBQ - 638.2846
71. Black Forest - 637.7138
72. Whiskey Ranch BBQ Team - 635.9996
73. Swine Fellows - 634.2852
74. BBQGURU.nl - 633.7144
75. BBQ Freaks - 632.5708
76. Texas Pepper Jelly - 631.9994
77. The Black Pig BBQ - 631.9990
78. Fat Dad's BBQ - 630.8568
79. Piggy D's BBQ - 630.8568
80. Gerrit Boys Barbeque - 627.9996
81. Master of Disaster - 626.2856
82. Burnside BBQ - 626.2852
83. 7 Schwaben - 620.5712
84. Up In Smoke - 618.8564
85. Polish BBQ Kings - 609.7138
86. The European All Star Ba - 603.4280
87. Belgian BBQ Team Matthi - 600.5710
88. Salzburger Barbeque Bull - 595.4276
89. German BBQ School Team - 586.8564
90. 2 Worthless Nuts - 0.0000


Chicken:
1. Spitfire - 179.4286
2. Lotta Bull BBQ - 178.8572
3. Shiggin & Grinnin - 176.0000
4. PigDawg - 175.4284
5. Munchin Hogs @ The Hilto - 174.8572
6. Black Cat BBQ - 174.8570
7. BBQGURU.nl - 174.2858
8. Fatback Joe's BBQ - 174.2856
9. Big Creek BBQ - 173.7142
10. Deguello BBQ - 173.1428
11. Can't Stop Grillin' - 172.5714
12. 4 Smokin' Butts - 172.5712
13. Gilly's Barnstormin' BBQ - 171.9998
14. Warren County Pork Chopp - 171.9998
15. I Smell Smoke!!! - 171.4288
16. Diva Q - 170.8572
17. Tippy Canoe BBQ Crew - 170.8570
18. PA Midnite Smokers - 170.8570
19. Wild Bunch Butt Burners - 170.8568
20. Squealers Award Winning - 170.2858
21. Buffalo's BBQ - 170.2856
22. Burnside BBQ - 169.7142
23. Brew-B-Q - 169.7140
24. Swiggin' Pig - 169.1428
25. The European All Star Ba - 169.1428
26. B.S. Pitmeister - 169.1426
27. Big Bob Gibson's Bar-B-Q - 168.5714
28. Rhythm 'n QUE - 168.5712
29. Pork Barrel BBQ - 168.0000
30. Smokey's Bar-B-Que - 168.0000
31. Here Piggy Piggy BBQ - 167.9998
32. Wine Country Q - 167.9998
33. Smoke On Wheels - 167.4284
34. Smokin' Hoggz BBQ - 166.8572
35. Butcher BBQ - 166.8572
36. Feeding Friendz - 166.8568
37. Southern Exposure - 166.2856
38. BBQ Shack - 165.7142
39. The Drunken Brisket - 165.7142
40. Squeal-On-U-BBQ - 165.7140
41. GoneHoggin.com - 165.1430
42. Polish BBQ Kings - 165.1428
43. Black Forest - 165.1428
44. Jack's Old South - 165.1428
45. The Long Dawgs - 165.1428
46. Saucehound - 164.5712
47. QUAU - 164.5712
48. BBQ Freaks - 164.5710
49. CHIX, SWINE, & BOVINE Bb - 164.0000
50. Lakeside Smokers - 163.9998
51. Smoked To The Bone - 163.4286
52. Burnin Bob's Butts N Bon - 162.8570
53. Mad Dawgz BBQ - 162.8570
54. Belgian BBQ Team Matthi - 162.2858
55. Salzburger Barbeque Bull - 162.2854
56. 2 Fat Bikers BBQ - 162.2854
57. Well Seasoned & The Cana - 161.7144
58. Motley-Que Crew - 161.1428
59. Whiskey Ranch BBQ Team - 161.1428
60. The Black Pig BBQ - 161.1426
61. Fat Dad's BBQ - 160.5714
62. Bigbear BBQ - 160.5712
63. IQUE - 159.4286
64. Hot Grill On Grill Actio - 159.4282
65. Hambones By The Fire - 158.8570
66. Team Dude - 158.2856
67. Prairie Smoke & Spice BB - 157.7144
68. FlyBoy BBQ - 157.7144
69. R and R BBQ Team - 157.7142
70. Fat Angel BBQ - 157.7142
71. Sweet Peppers - 156.5714
72. Piggy D's BBQ - 156.5710
73. Big Papa's Country Kitch - 156.0000
74. Fat Backs BBQ and Rib Sh - 156.0000
75. Kinney's Kountry Koolers - 155.4284
76. Swine Fellows - 155.4284
77. Lucky's Q - 155.4284
78. Grill-Ueli Team - 155.4282
79. 7 Schwaben - 154.8572
80. Redneck Grillers - 154.8568
81. Hog Tide Bar-B-Que - 154.2858
82. German BBQ School Team - 154.2856
83. Texas Pepper Jelly - 154.2854
84. Gerrit Boys Barbeque - 153.7142
85. Two Old Men and a Grill - 153.1426
86. Barbeque Crew - 152.5710
87. Up In Smoke - 151.4282
88. Master of Disaster - 147.4284
89. Mr. Bobos Traveling BBQ - 146.2854


Ribs:
1. Lakeside Smokers - 177.1428
2. GoneHoggin.com - 176.5716
3. Big Bob Gibson's Bar-B-Q - 176.5714
4. Buffalo's BBQ - 176.5714
5. Hog Tide Bar-B-Que - 176.0000
6. Texas Pepper Jelly - 175.4286
7. FlyBoy BBQ - 175.4286
8. Team Dude - 174.8572
9. I Smell Smoke!!! - 174.8572
10. Deguello BBQ - 174.8572
11. Spitfire - 174.2856
12. Wine Country Q - 173.7142
13. Can't Stop Grillin' - 173.7142
14. Warren County Pork Chopp - 173.7142
15. CHIX, SWINE, & BOVINE Bb - 173.1428
16. QUAU - 172.5714
17. Motley-Que Crew - 172.5714
18. Grill-Ueli Team - 172.5712
19. Lucky's Q - 172.0000
20. Fat Backs BBQ and Rib Sh - 172.0000
21. Squeal-On-U-BBQ - 171.9998
22. Shiggin & Grinnin - 171.4284
23. Feeding Friendz - 171.4284
24. Redneck Grillers - 171.4284
25. The Drunken Brisket - 170.8574
26. Smokin' Hoggz BBQ - 170.8572
27. Mr. Bobos Traveling BBQ - 170.8572
28. Tippy Canoe BBQ Crew - 170.8570
29. Black Cat BBQ - 170.2860
30. Bigbear BBQ - 170.2858
31. Big Papa's Country Kitch - 170.2858
32. R and R BBQ Team - 169.7144
33. Here Piggy Piggy BBQ - 169.1428
34. Swiggin' Pig - 168.0000
35. Big Creek BBQ - 167.4286
36. Fat Angel BBQ - 166.2858
37. Fat Dad's BBQ - 166.2856
38. Southern Exposure - 166.2856
39. PA Midnite Smokers - 165.7142
40. Jack's Old South - 165.7142
41. Rhythm 'n QUE - 165.1430
42. B.S. Pitmeister - 165.1426
43. Smoked To The Bone - 164.5714
44. Burnin Bob's Butts N Bon - 164.0000
45. Munchin Hogs @ The Hilto - 163.9996
46. Butcher BBQ - 163.4284
47. Barbeque Crew - 163.4282
48. Squealers Award Winning - 162.8570
49. IQUE - 162.2854
50. PigDawg - 161.7142
51. Kinney's Kountry Koolers - 161.7142
52. Two Old Men and a Grill - 161.1428
53. Well Seasoned & The Cana - 161.1428
54. Smokey's Bar-B-Que - 161.1428
55. The Long Dawgs - 160.5716
56. Wild Bunch Butt Burners - 160.5712
57. 4 Smokin' Butts - 160.0000
58. BBQ Shack - 159.4286
59. BBQGURU.nl - 159.4284
60. Black Forest - 158.8572
61. Prairie Smoke & Spice BB - 158.8572
62. Salzburger Barbeque Bull - 158.8570
63. Fatback Joe's BBQ - 158.2858
64. BBQ Freaks - 158.2858
65. Pork Barrel BBQ - 158.2856
66. Smoke On Wheels - 157.7142
67. Saucehound - 157.1428
68. Gerrit Boys Barbeque - 155.4284
69. Swine Fellows - 155.4282
70. Sweet Peppers - 154.8574
71. Lotta Bull BBQ - 154.8570
72. Hot Grill On Grill Actio - 154.2858
73. Diva Q - 154.2856
74. Master of Disaster - 153.7144
75. 7 Schwaben - 153.7142
76. Whiskey Ranch BBQ Team - 153.7142
77. Gilly's Barnstormin' BBQ - 153.7142
78. Hambones By The Fire - 153.1428
79. Up In Smoke - 153.1426
80. Mad Dawgz BBQ - 150.8572
81. Brew-B-Q - 150.8570
82. The Black Pig BBQ - 150.8570
83. 2 Fat Bikers BBQ - 150.8568
84. Piggy D's BBQ - 150.2858
85. Burnside BBQ - 147.9998
86. Polish BBQ Kings - 144.5712
87. Belgian BBQ Team Matthi - 144.5712
88. The European All Star Ba - 141.1426
89. German BBQ School Team - 137.7142

Phubar
23-10-11, 16:26
Pork:
1. Diva Q - 177.1428
2. Prairie Smoke & Spice BB - 176.5714
3. Hog Tide Bar-B-Que - 176.0000
4. Mad Dawgz BBQ - 176.0000
5. Big Papa's Country Kitch - 176.0000
6. Southern Exposure - 176.0000
7. Swiggin' Pig - 176.0000
8. Squealers Award Winning - 175.4284
9. Smokin' Hoggz BBQ - 174.8572
10. Big Creek BBQ - 174.8570
11. PA Midnite Smokers - 173.1430
12. IQUE - 173.1428
13. Team Dude - 173.1428
14. Motley-Que Crew - 173.1428
15. Redneck Grillers - 172.5714
16. The Long Dawgs - 171.9998
17. Hambones By The Fire - 171.9998
18. Squeal-On-U-BBQ - 171.4284
19. Pork Barrel BBQ - 170.8572
20. Here Piggy Piggy BBQ - 170.8572
21. I Smell Smoke!!! - 170.8570
22. Lucky's Q - 170.2856
23. Fat Angel BBQ - 170.2854
24. Brew-B-Q - 169.1428
25. Tippy Canoe BBQ Crew - 169.1428
26. Big Bob Gibson's Bar-B-Q - 169.1428
27. Kinney's Kountry Koolers - 169.1428
28. Munchin Hogs @ The Hilto - 169.1426
29. Saucehound - 168.5714
30. FlyBoy BBQ - 168.5712
31. Black Cat BBQ - 168.0000
32. Shiggin & Grinnin - 167.4286
33. Butcher BBQ - 167.4286
34. CHIX, SWINE, & BOVINE Bb - 167.4284
35. Piggy D's BBQ - 166.8570
36. 7 Schwaben - 166.8570
37. Hot Grill On Grill Actio - 166.8570
38. Smoke On Wheels - 166.2858
39. Gilly's Barnstormin' BBQ - 166.2854
40. Lotta Bull BBQ - 165.7142
41. Black Forest - 165.7142
42. Fatback Joe's BBQ - 164.5716
43. Lakeside Smokers - 164.5712
44. Gerrit Boys Barbeque - 164.5712
45. Spitfire - 164.5712
46. Smoked To The Bone - 164.5710
47. Up In Smoke - 164.0000
48. Jack's Old South - 163.9998
49. Wild Bunch Butt Burners - 163.9998
50. Can't Stop Grillin' - 163.9998
51. Grill-Ueli Team - 162.8570
52. R and R BBQ Team - 162.2858
53. Fat Backs BBQ and Rib Sh - 162.2858
54. Burnside BBQ - 162.2856
55. Warren County Pork Chopp - 162.2856
56. The Drunken Brisket - 162.2856
57. Smokey's Bar-B-Que - 162.2854
58. Belgian BBQ Team Matthi - 161.7144
59. QUAU - 161.7142
60. Two Old Men and a Grill - 161.7142
61. Feeding Friendz - 161.7140
62. Rhythm 'n QUE - 161.1428
63. PigDawg - 161.1426
64. Mr. Bobos Traveling BBQ - 161.1426
65. Barbeque Crew - 160.5714
66. Buffalo's BBQ - 160.5712
67. BBQ Shack - 160.0000
68. Wine Country Q - 159.9998
69. B.S. Pitmeister - 159.4282
70. Whiskey Ranch BBQ Team - 158.8570
71. Well Seasoned & The Cana - 158.8568
72. Master of Disaster - 158.2858
73. GoneHoggin.com - 158.2856
74. Deguello BBQ - 157.7144
75. BBQGURU.nl - 156.5716
76. The Black Pig BBQ - 155.9996
77. Sweet Peppers - 155.4286
78. Bigbear BBQ - 154.2856
79. 2 Fat Bikers BBQ - 153.1426
80. Swine Fellows - 152.5714
81. BBQ Freaks - 152.5712
82. Texas Pepper Jelly - 152.5712
83. 4 Smokin' Butts - 152.5712
84. The European All Star Ba - 151.9998
85. Burnin Bob's Butts N Bon - 151.4286
86. Fat Dad's BBQ - 149.7142
87. German BBQ School Team - 149.1426
88. Polish BBQ Kings - 146.2856
89. Salzburger Barbeque Bull - 137.7140


Brisket:
1. Brew-B-Q - 177.7142
2. GoneHoggin.com - 177.1428
3. Smokey's Bar-B-Que - 177.1428
4. Two Old Men and a Grill - 177.1428
5. R and R BBQ Team - 176.5714
6. CHIX, SWINE, & BOVINE Bb - 176.5714
7. 4 Smokin' Butts - 176.0000
8. PA Midnite Smokers - 174.8570
9. Barbeque Crew - 174.8570
10. Butcher BBQ - 174.2858
11. Sweet Peppers - 174.2856
12. Kinney's Kountry Koolers - 174.2856
13. Munchin Hogs @ The Hilto - 174.2856
14. Smokin' Hoggz BBQ - 173.7142
15. Mr. Bobos Traveling BBQ - 173.1428
16. Smoke On Wheels - 172.0000
17. Redneck Grillers - 172.0000
18. 2 Fat Bikers BBQ - 171.9998
19. Big Bob Gibson's Bar-B-Q - 171.4284
20. Swine Fellows - 170.8572
21. PigDawg - 170.8572
22. Gilly's Barnstormin' BBQ - 170.8572
23. Lotta Bull BBQ - 170.8570
24. Hambones By The Fire - 169.1428
25. Well Seasoned & The Cana - 168.5716
26. Shiggin & Grinnin - 168.5714
27. Feeding Friendz - 168.5712
28. Fatback Joe's BBQ - 168.0000
29. Burnin Bob's Butts N Bon - 168.0000
30. Tippy Canoe BBQ Crew - 167.4286
31. Master of Disaster - 166.8570
32. Southern Exposure - 166.8570
33. Hog Tide Bar-B-Que - 166.2854
34. Squealers Award Winning - 165.7142
35. Lakeside Smokers - 165.1428
36. Saucehound - 164.5710
37. Mad Dawgz BBQ - 164.0002
38. FlyBoy BBQ - 164.0000
39. Lucky's Q - 164.0000
40. Fat Angel BBQ - 164.0000
41. Wine Country Q - 163.9998
42. The Black Pig BBQ - 163.9998
43. Smoked To The Bone - 162.8572
44. Spitfire - 162.8570
45. Whiskey Ranch BBQ Team - 162.2856
46. Bigbear BBQ - 162.2854
47. Big Papa's Country Kitch - 161.7140
48. I Smell Smoke!!! - 161.1430
49. QUAU - 161.1430
50. Black Cat BBQ - 161.1426
51. Warren County Pork Chopp - 161.1426
52. Fat Backs BBQ and Rib Sh - 160.5714
53. Hot Grill On Grill Actio - 160.0000
54. Big Creek BBQ - 160.0000
55. The Long Dawgs - 159.9998
56. BBQ Shack - 159.4286
57. Pork Barrel BBQ - 158.8572
58. B.S. Pitmeister - 158.8570
59. Deguello BBQ - 158.2856
60. Grill-Ueli Team - 157.7142
61. Can't Stop Grillin' - 157.7140
62. Here Piggy Piggy BBQ - 157.1430
63. Piggy D's BBQ - 157.1430
64. BBQ Freaks - 157.1428
65. Wild Bunch Butt Burners - 156.0000
66. Buffalo's BBQ - 155.9998
67. The Drunken Brisket - 155.9998
68. Swiggin' Pig - 154.8570
69. Prairie Smoke & Spice BB - 154.8570
70. Gerrit Boys Barbeque - 154.2858
71. Fat Dad's BBQ - 154.2856
72. Rhythm 'n QUE - 154.2854
73. Polish BBQ Kings - 153.7142
74. IQUE - 152.0000
75. Jack's Old South - 151.9998
76. Team Dude - 151.4288
77. Diva Q - 150.8572
78. Motley-Que Crew - 150.8570
79. Up In Smoke - 150.2856
80. Texas Pepper Jelly - 149.7142
81. Black Forest - 147.9996
82. Burnside BBQ - 146.2856
83. German BBQ School Team - 145.7140
84. 7 Schwaben - 145.1428
85. BBQGURU.nl - 143.4286
86. The European All Star Ba - 141.1428
87. Squeal-On-U-BBQ - 140.5714
88. Salzburger Barbeque Bull - 136.5712
89. Belgian BBQ Team Matthi - 131.9996

Admin
23-10-11, 16:42
Gaaf hoor, Harry en z'n maten zo hoog met de kip.

Hugo
23-10-11, 16:58
Gaaf!! Echt zo'n wish I was there gevoel!

JohanDeJong
24-10-11, 07:13
Er zijn nogal wat punten te verdelen als ik die scores zie...can someone enlighten me?

Admin
24-10-11, 09:20
Er zijn nogal wat punten te verdelen als ik die scores zie...can someone enlighten me?
Vergeet niet dat het de Amerikaanse notatie is, er staat nogal wat achter de punt/komma.

Bij de KCBS judging hebben de cijfers die elk jurylid geeft een ander gewicht: Appearance ‐ 0.5714, Taste ‐ 2.2858, Tenderness ‐ 1.1428.
Er wordt op elke categorie door 6 juryleden gescoord en de laagste gooien ze er steeds uit.

Admin
24-10-11, 09:22
http://www.kcbs.us/index.php download rules&regulations of kom volgend jaar naar het Twiske.

Sid Frisjes
24-10-11, 10:11
Netjes van Harry met z'n kippetje... proficiat!

JohanDeJong
24-10-11, 11:43
http://www.kcbs.us/index.php download rules&regulations of kom volgend jaar naar het Twiske.

't Twiske, lijkt me een goed plan! Dank!

BBQvirus
24-10-11, 13:43
Vet hoor, ze stonden er mooi wel :)

p.kerkhof
24-10-11, 14:14
En dat bij de top van de wereld dus kom naar het twiske zie info bbqguru.nl en we leren julie de kcbs stijl groeten uit lynchburg

BramBBQ
24-10-11, 16:31
Gaaf en gefeliciteerd BBQguru.nl. Ook Team Matthias, knap dat jullie erbij waren.

Dick3G
24-10-11, 16:35
Grote klasse!!!!!!!!!!
En dit uiteraard zowel voor BBQguru & Team Matthias

Phubar
26-10-11, 19:54
6e plaats dessert voor BBQ Team Matthias zie ik net.
GePheliciteerd Boysz!

Niek
27-10-11, 08:26
Ik wil eerst foto's zien voordat ik ga feliciteren ;-)


Prachtige resultaten voor Kurt & team en BBQGuru!

BBQ-Team Smaakmakers
27-10-11, 19:34
Echt knap gedaan mannen, keep it up

Harry
30-10-11, 13:37
dank jullie wel voor de felicitaties, was echt een happening om erbij aanwezig te zijn en dit te ervaren. We hebben een goede prestatie geleverd voor een 1x at the Jack. En ook weer een hoop geleerd omtrent Low & Slow BBQ. Sowieso gezellig met onze Belgische BBQ vrienden.


Onze Amerikaanse vrienden zullen weer in april 2012 een kook en jury class geven. Overigens nu gecertificeerd, en degene die de juryclass dit jaar hebben gedaan zullen automatisch gecertificeerd worden. Daar heb ik een afspraak met de KCBS overgemaakt. Ik zal hierover tzt nog verder berichten.

Mike
03-11-11, 14:30
Ter geestelijke voorbereiding op KCBS nl Low 'n Slow, april 2012 :cool:

Jack Daniel’s Brings Out the Smoker in Everyone
Veteran Barbecue Judge Shares Tips for Smoking Perfection
While smoking is admittedly bad for your health, the smoke that fills Jack Daniel’s Hollow every fourth weekend in October for the Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational Barbecue is certifiably good for the soul. With football season in full swing and a chill in the
air, fall is also the perfect time to fire up the smoker and stoke the barbecue pit at home. Although the terms “grilling” and “barbecuing” are often used interchangeably, several distinctions exists between the two, and only true barbecue is made with smoke. While grilling refers to cooking food over a direct flame or with a high‐heat source, barbecuing is best done using indirect or low‐level heat. The smoky flavor of authentic barbecue cannot be duplicated through grilling; the thick, flavorful, mouthwatering taste can only be achieved by adding wood and smoke to the barbecue pit.

At “The Jack,” the best barbecue teams and most qualified judges in the country convene for what is considered to be the most prestigious barbecue competition in the world. Ardie Davis, founder of Greasehouse University (where one can earn a Master of Barbecue and Doctor of Barbecue Philosophy, or Ph.B.), has a standing seat at the judges’ table, and has a few tips to help both amateurs and professionals achieve barbecue greatness:

1. Slow and low and let it go.
While it might only take 15 minutes to grill a mean burger, authentic barbecue can take anywhere from several hours to several days to perfect. But be patient; don’t peek while smoking meat. Each time you open your pit to look at the meat, mop it with sauce or spray it, you let out the heat. When you close the pit, the heat buildup is forced to start all over again.
2. Get the right cut of meat.
Because of the low heat source and longer cooking time necessary for smoked barbecue, the right choice of meat is crucial but still a matter of individual preference. Grilling is usually ideal for highend cuts of meat since the high heat quickly sears the outside layers of the meat, locking in the juices. On the other hand, the best smoked barbecue typically comes from slowly cooking less expensive cuts of meat until they are tender and the smoky flavor has fully embodied the meat.
3. Ditch the crutch.
Tender barbecue is important, but it is the smoky flavor that brings people back for seconds and thirds. First, wean yourself from insulating the meat from nature’s fire and smoke by wrapping it with heavy duty aluminum foil. Set the meat directly on a rack to get the best flavor and crispy outer shell.
4. Keep it clean.
Be sure the regularly clean the racks since creosote and grease buildup in your pit can affect the flavor of your meat, and grease fires can incinerate your barbecue. Make pit cleaning a routine that is too important to ignore.
5. Smoke it easy, but smoke it.
Several types of wood can be used to create smoke and flavor, but choose wisely. Hickory, mesquite and cherry are popular woods to use, but use them in moderation since they will turn meat bitter when used in excess. You can also use other wood products—like wine or whiskey barrels—to add a unique and tantalizing flavor to barbecue.
6. Season responsibly.
Be sure to season responsibly since excessive seasoning can overpower and undo the magic of fire and smoke flavoring. The best compliment of all is, “This barbecue is so good it doesn’t need any sauce.” If your seasonings overpower the natural flavors of barbecue, why bother? It is best to serve on the side for guests to use as they wish.
7. Slice, pull or chop?
Finally, presentation matters, but which option should you chose? Each cut of meat can be sliced, pulled or chopped, but general rules of thumbs are practiced by most pitmasters. The butt is usually pulled or chopped. “Pulled” means taken apart by hand or with plastic claws. It has to be tender, or pulling won’t work. “Chopped” means to cleaver the meat to medium or fine texture. Ribs are typically sliced into individual rib portions. Brisket should be sliced across the grain, a nice medium between too thick and too thin. Chicken should be easily broken down and cut into eight serving pieces.
8. Share your barbecue knowledge.
While the myths of the origins of barbecue are as varied as the styles, sauces and spellings, one thing has remained constant over hundreds—yes, hundreds—of years: the spirit of barbecuing. Barbecuing is a communal event filled with personal pride. Every pitmaster is proud of his or her perfected technique or secret recipe rub, but that knowledge should be shared with others. The evolution of barbecue is centuries old, but it is still far from over. Luckily for everyone, the road to perfection is paved in barbecue sauce.