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ABA Independent Reviewer, Michael Rose profiles Ministry of Smoke.
2106 Barbeques Galore Australian Barbecue Championships – Leaderboard Update Round 8 & 9.
Flamin’ Heck. These Mongrels just stole the show at the Brahman BBQ Battle.
ABA’s Independent Review Specialist Michael Rose road tests RCRA Charcoal.
Just Smokin’ @ the Roundabout Inn – Results. Weber Kettle Club – Grand Champions.
Check out the 2016 Barbeques Galore Australian Barbecue Championships Leaderboard after Round 7 – the Bundaberg Rum BBQ Battle.
Full Results from the Bundaberg Rum BBQ Battle – Round 7 of the Barbeques Galore Australian Barbecue Championships.
Check out which teams are on top after Round 6 of the 2016 Barbeques Galore Australian Barbecue Championship Series.
84 teams battled it out for prestige and national honours in the biggest ever Australian Barbecue competition field.
The moment of truth. The first Leaderboard update of the 2016 season is now available to download.
All the Results from the first-ever WA ABA Sanctioned barbecue competition – the WA Cider & Pork Festival.
All the results from the Orange Brewed & BBQ’d Round 5 Barbeques Galore Australian Barbecue Championships.
ABA Review Specialist – Michael Rose – taste-tests the DL Jardines Range.
Meatstock – Australia’s Biggest Ever Barbecue Competition to date.
Results from the Cider & Pork Festival – Rochford Wines, Yarra Valley, Victoria
OMG. The ABA’s independent Product Review specialist Michael Rose road-tests a ‘gasser’.
The ABA and Barbeques Galore announce a National Championship for 2016.
ABA Co-Founder Adam Roberts road-tests the Deluxe Foukou Cyprus Grill Spit courtesy of ABA Supporting Partners, BBQ Spit Rotisseries.
It is a great pleasure to release the much anticipated ABA Member Rewards Card (VIP Member) promotion.
Results from the The Big Smoque AAA BBQ festival in Canberra.
Radar Hill Smokers all set to send its first smokers across the Pacific to both Vanuatu and New Zealand.
ABA head reviewer Michael Rose roadtests Garden Fires, made in Germany.
A great informational video produced specifically for the Aussie bbq market by the ABA.
Bill Gillespie of Smokin Hoggz shares his incredible (and relatable!) journey to BBQ championship.
The results of the first low n’ slow barbecue competition in Queensland as part of the Brisbane BBQ Festival.
Aussies love their lamb! Watch ABA pitmasters share their cooking tips.
A guide to Australian Pork Ribs and tips from the Australasian Barbecue Alliance pitmasters
What is “seasoned” wood, and how to match different species to different meats.
Watch a video featuring the basics of exactly what brisket is and where it comes from.
Rod Gray of Pellet Envy explains why he doesn’t serve comp style barbecue at home.
Danny Mikes of FatBoys BBQ Team, previous winner of the The Jack Daniels Invitational shares his tips for smoking lamb.
Photos from the 2015 Australian Barbecue Wars, the largest Barbecue competition in the Southern Hemisphere.
ABA head judge Jess Pryles explains what BBQ judges are taught during the ABA judges course.
Download the full results from the 2015 Vic’s Meat Australian Barbecue Wars
Michael Rose from Badass BBQ turns Japanese and explores the tiny, compact world of Hibachi charcoal grilling.
Smoke on Wheels Pitmaster Andy Groneman explains the difference between pork ribs in Australia and America.
It’s tradition to have a barbie on Australia Day – here are some of the delicious low’n’slow dishes cooked up by ABA members.
ABA’s own Adam Roberts gives the new Australian-made McCormick Grill Mates BBQ sauces a test run in the kitchen.
Mitch Benjamin from Meat Mitch spills his secrets for a perfect fast brisket that will also let you get some sleep in!
Mitch Morse from The Meat Sweats explores barbecuing on Himalayan pink salt blocks with this review.
Guest writer Ray Lampe, better known by his alter ego Dr BBQ, explores the difference between real and competition barbecue.
Baby backs, brisket, lollipop chicken – they’re all buzzwords in the barbecuing community, but should we be looking outside of the US trends for Aussie BBQ?
Ever thought about competing at the world’s biggest BBQ event?
The American Royal World Series Of Barbecue took place recently in Kansas City, where our own Head Judge Jess Pryles judged at the prestigious Invitational.
We are often asked for basic BBQ 101 tips from new enthusiasts and people who want to get into smoking.
Guest writer and BBQ competition veteran Byron Chism explains the history of competition barbecue
The ABA held another Judges Qualifying Course at BBQs Plus in Melbourne, then headed off to Bluebonnet BBQ.
Jess Pryles talks us through the choices for competition garnish. The parsley is always greener on the other side…
Who wants to come home from work and spend up to an hour getting the charcoal going? It’s a weekend thing right?
Carolina Bold, Sweet & Spicy, Original and Brazen Heat – Reviewed by Adam Roberts, Co-Founder ABA.
Judges Qualifying and dinner at Bluebonnet BBQ with Jess Pryles – Monday September 1st.
We ask Brett Robinson and Kurt Hidajat who represented Team Yoder to share 5 tips for killer burnt ends.
From one of the most respected men in Aussie BBQ, Paul Reitmier from Silver Creek Smokers.
One thing you don’t expect to see on an autumnal night in Melbourne is a bloody big Silver Creek smoker chugging away at the back of St Kilda Road.
Jess Pryles hosts the video from the Port Macquarie Australian Barbecue Championships. 16 minute of BBQ goodness.
Some photos from the Port Macquarie Australian Barbecue Championships 2014