It is with great pleasure that we announce two major pieces of information regarding the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo BBQ Cookoff for 2019: The Australasian Barbecue Alliance is once again proud to be the ONLY sanctioning body within Australia who holds two permanent invitations to send teams to this exclusive invitation only competition in
The results from Just Smokin @ Roundabout Inn are in, and they are smokin’… of the Rollin kind
Meatstock: “How bad is this wind?”
Horsham: “Hold my beer.”
With the elements against them, 26 teams battled it out this weekend at Meat Meet in Horsham Victoria.
Tasmania take a bow – For a small state, you punch well and truly above your weight!
There was beards and there was also BBQ’s. And then there was – The Beard and the BBQ!
Out of more than 250 teams, ABA team Manning Valley Natural Smokers wowed the Texans with a stunning beef result. Using a 300 day grain fed Angus beef imported from Australia, the Manning Valley Natural Team achieved a phenomenal feat by placing second in the brisket category. “Texans, what they want is the taste of
Results from the Australian Brewery Kingsford Invitational.
They Smoked the Joint up in Kangaroo Valley this weekend.
ABA Product Reviewer, Michael Rose lays down the education on how to get FIT..
It’s been a crazy three years since barbecue in Australia and New Zealand really started booming.
Rollin through Wingham with the Mistresses on their tale.
Leaderboard Update after Round 26.
Round 2 Results hot off the press from Hamilton, New Zealand.
Results from the 2nd annual Kilkoy BBQ and Beer Street Festival.
Only 2 Australian Team spots available to the Houston Rodeo – World’s Championship Bar-B-Que Contest.
Move over Looftlighter – There’s a new Starter in town!
Is this a sign for the State of Origin decider next week? Go the Blues!
This years’ ABA Member Survey comes with a chance to win a share in approx $5000 in prizes.
The winningest Aussie BBQ Team wins an epic Brahman Battle, without breaking a sweat.
First Information Release for the $40,000 Australian Brewery Kingsford Invitational.
Barbeques Galore Australian Barbecue Championship Rounds 12 & 13 Leaderboard Update
Mitch, Willy & Rosey pull off a stunning victory in the A&E Melbourne Barbecue Wars.
New Zealand National Barbecue Championship Series is coming soon.
2017 Barbeques Galore Australian Barbecue Championships – Leaderboard Update
Tassie joins the Aussie Barbecue Competition Map. Full Results from Hobart.
ABA Product Reviewer – Michael Rose – tests out the range of BBQ Rubs from Oakridge.
ABA Co-Founder Adam Roberts road tests the new Pro Smoke offset smoker.
The Barbeques Galore Australian Barbecue Championships 2017 are in full swing.
These busy Bees stung the field in Perth! WA Cider & Pork Festival Results.
Queenslanders dominate the top spots in the Round 4 Leaderboard update.
The Meat Sweats take hold after the running of the Beer & BBQ Roadshow at Doomben Racecourse in Brisbane.
Queenslanders on top after a big week in Australian Barbecue.
Not even the tropical showers could dampen this red hot field. Full Results, MooloolaBaBQ.
Scotch & Smoke take out Parramatta Big BBQ Battle for the second year running.
Street Meat BBQ take out the second annual Victorian Cider & Pork Festival Barbecue Competition.
The 2017 Barbeques Galore Australian Barbecue Championships ups the ante with $175,000 in Cash & Prizes.
Bullet shaped smokers come in many sizes and variations. Michael Rose takes us through the ProQ Smoker version.
ABA Co-Founder Adam Roberts Road-tests the new Fornetto Razzo 18″ Smoker
Barbeques Galore Leaderboard Update Round 17. We have a new leader!
Creekside BBQ Battle – All the Result from Warracknabeal, Victoria.
The ABA is incredibly proud to present the first-release Calendar of Events for 2017.
TexAus BBQ Smoked the Valley to take their maiden Grand Championship.
ABA Independent Product Reviewer Michael Rose road-tests the UFO Cold Smoker
WA Beer & Beef Festival – King of the BBQ – Results
Round 14 Barbeques Galore Leaderboard Update
Perth Represents with Sandgroper BBQ hitting the mark this weekend.
The ABA has combined member feedback, real-world experience and foresight into bringing new and innovative initiatives to the 2017 season
Updated Leaderboard after Round 13.
Massive news for Australian barbecue with the partnership between Kingsford and the ABA.
Round 12 Barbeques Galore Australian Barbecue Championships – Update.
Survey Says – 55 Winners Announced, oh and the ABA Survey Results.
Round 12 of the Barbeques Galore Australian Barbecue Championships – Burleigh BBQ Festival – Results
First ever Adelaide ABA Sanctioned Barbecue Competition goes – Up in Smoke!
2016 Barbeques Galore Australian Barbecue Championships – Leaderboard Update Round 10
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