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2013 Awards of Excellence

2013 Awards of Excellence Winners

Barbecue Sauce – Tomato Mild
1st place - The Shed BBQ & Blues Joint – Down Home Southern Shed Spread
2nd place: Mac Daddy’s, Inc.—Hawg Sauce
3rd Place: Famous Dave’s of America—Sweet & Zesty Sauce

Tomato Spicy
1st place- Yah Butz – Big Butz “No Butz” Sauce
2nd Place: BBQ Stu’s – Steel City Blast Furnace Sauce
3rd Place: Daddy’s BBQ – Sweet & Spicy Barbecue Sauce

Mustard Mild
1st place: Sam Dog Barbeque – Yellow Dog Sauce
2nd place: Wilcox’s – Harold’s Hog Wash
3rd place: Sticky Lips Pit BBQ – Carolina Clipper Mustard Sauce

Mustard Spicy
1st place: SuckleBusters – SuckleBusters Gold
2nd place: MonkeySpit – Monkey Mop BBQ Sauce
3rd place: The Shed BBQ & Blues Joint – Spice It Up Mustard Sauce

Fruit Mild

1st place: Ole Ray’s Sauces – Blackberry Wine Barbecue & Cooking Sauce
2nd place: Hoosier Daddy – Sweet and Sassy
3rd place: Tennessee River Banque – Cranberry Delight

Fruit Spicy
1st place: The Rib Doctor – Honey Classic Barbeque Sauce
2nd place: Famous Dave’s of America – Pineapple Rage
3rd place: FGG Enterprises – Smokin’ Coals Original BBQ Sauce

Vinegar Mild
1st place: Smoky Jon’s #1 BBQ – Mild Vinegar Sauce
2nd place: Smackers BBQ – “Smack Me” Sauce
3rd place: The Shed BBQ & Blues Joint – Mississippi Mild Vinegar Sauce

Vinegar Spicy
1st place: Dirt Road – Dirt Road Barbeque Sauce
2nd place: SuckleBusters – SuckleBusters Chipotle
3rd place: Grill Side Barbeque Sauce – Hometown Hot

Barbecue Sauce – White Sauce
1st place: Big Bob Gibson’s BBQ – Original White Sauce
2nd place: Smoky C’s BBQ & Wings – Spicy White Sauce
3rd place: MoMo’s BBQ & Grill – Alabama White Gourmet BBQ Sauce

Barbecue Dry Rub & Seasoning All Purpose
1st place: LA Spice House – Texas 1 Spice Gourmet Seasoning
2nd place: Armadillo Willy’s – Armadillo Willy’s BBQ Rub
3rd place:  North-South BBQ – Original Dry Rub

Barbecue Dry Rub & Seasoning – Southwest
1st place: Smackers BBQ – Sweet and Spicy Seasoning
2nd place: Smoky Jon’s #1 BBQ – Southwest Seasoning
3rd place: Arizona Rub – Chili Lime Rub

Barbecue Dry Rub & Seasoning – Cajun
1st place: Squealers Award Winning Barbeque – Kickin’ Powder
2nd place: Gary’s Seasoning – Hot for Mama
3rd place: The Shed BBQ & Blues Joint – Rene’s Season-All

Dry Rub & Seasoning – Caribbean/Jerk & Mediterranean/Herb
1st place: Fat Freddy’s Catering – Fat Freddy’s Jerk Rub
2nd place: Denny Mike’s Sauces & Rubs – Cow Bell Hell
3rd place: Sock’s Love Rub – Chicken Seasoning

Caribbean Jerk Rub Hot Sauce
1st place: Smoky Jon’s #1 BBQ – Sweet Fire Table Sauce
2nd place: Yah Butz – Big Butz “No Butz” Sauce
3rd place: Black’s Barbecue – Hananero Pepper Sauce

Barbecue Marinade – Citrus/Fruit
1st place: MoMo’s BBQ & Grill – Mango Habenero Gourmet BBQ Sauce
2nd place: Smoky Jon’s #1 BBQ – Smoky Jon’s Fruit Marinade
3rd place: The Shed BBQ & Blues Joint – Zest of Freshness

Marinade – Oil & Vinegar
1st place: Smoky Jon’s #1 BBQ – Smoky Jon’s Oil & Vinegar Marinade
2nd place: The Shed BBQ & Blues Joint – Hoggin’ It All
3rd place: The Shed BBQ & Blues Joint – Beef Blaster

Marinade – Caribbean
1st place: Scott’s Pig Roast – Scott’s Famous BBQ Original
2nd place: The Shed BBQ & Blues Joint – Caribbean Mojo
3rd place: Smoky Jon’s #1 BBQ – Smoky Jon’s Caribbean Marinade

Marinade – Asian
1st place: Mr. G’s Teriyaki – Home Island Spicy Garlic Teriyaki Sauce
2nd place: Scott’s Pig Roast – Scott’s Famous BBQ Mild
3rd place: The Checkered Pig – Original BBQ Sauce

Marinade – Mustard
1st place: Smoky Jon’s #1 BBQ – Smoky Jon’s Mustard Marinade
2nd place: The Shed BBQ & Blues Joint – Mighty Mustard Marinade
3rd place: Scott’s Pig Roast – Scott’s Famous BBQ Honey

Mustard Condiment
1st place: Famous Dave’s of America – Devil’s Spit Bar-B-Que Kettle Chips
2nd place: Famous Dave’s of America – Zesty Bar-B-Que Kettle Chips
3rd place: Pioneer Meats – Zing Sauce

Best BBQ Gift Pack
1st place: Arizona Rub – BBQ Man Can
2nd place: DennyMike’s Sauces & Rubs – Cue Lover’s Branded Shipper Nine Pack
3rd place: 3 Taxi Guys – BBQ Gift Pack 

Best BBQ Label
1st place: Sweet Swine O’ Mine – Sweet Sauce O’ Mine Original
2nd place: Famous Dave’s of America – Pineapple Rage
3rd place: Famous Dave’s of America – Wilbur’s Revenge

Best BBQ Accessory
1st place: GrillGrate – The Grate Kettle Collection
2nd place: Mr. Bar-B-Q – Stainless Steel Mesh Basket
3rd place: Rumwood – Rumwood Smoking Staves

Best BBQ Tool
1st place: Bear Paw Products – The “Grizzly” Bear Paw
2nd place: Mr. Bar-B-Q – Triple Action Oversized Brush
3rd place: HotDog – Arkansas BBQ Fork

Best BBQ Apparel
1st place: Company 7 BBQ – T-Shirt
2nd place: Smoky Jon’s #1 BBQ – T-Shirt
3rd Place: Scott’s Pig Roast – T-Shirt

Best BBQ Book/Publication
1st place: Andrews McMeel Publishing—America’s Best Ribs by Ardie Davis & Paul Kirk
2nd place: StoryQue – StoryQue Online Magazine

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