Saucehound Barbecue Rub (5/5)

Saucehound Competition Recipe Barbecue Spice Rub is the yin to the yang of Mike McDade’s SauceHound Barbecue Sauce (5/5). OUTSIDE THE BOTTLE Brand Name:  I really like the brand name and how simple and easy to say it is – it looks like it’s been around awhile! Label Quality:  The label is very high-quality, glossy, […]

AlbuKirky Red Chile BBQ Rub (5/5)

I came upon this rub after trying the Duke City Sweet BBQ Sauce from AlbuKirky.  And funny enough, it is this Red Chile rub that is the magic ingredient in the sauce.  And on it’s own, it’s quite nice. Outside the Bottle The simple label with the sun is best left to a simple name like Red […]

AlbuKirky Green Chile BBQ Rub (5/5)

There’s not a lot of prepackaged rubs that I love, because most of them are some form of paprika, salt, and pepper which anyone can make at home and tweak to their individual tastes.   On the other hand, Kirk from AlbuKirky just keeps bringing it.    I enjoy his Green Chile Rub just as […]

Picky Pig BBQ Rub (5/5)

Picky Pig Barbecue Rub came to me from New York state and the first thing that stood out to me was the high quality appearance – the label and bottle and spice all present themselves in a very clean yet fun manner. So let’s see if this pig oinks or squeals! Outside the Bottle: People […]

Ripple Lady’s Rib Rub

This is a review for a product that is not yet available for sale – Ripple Lady’s Rib Rub. If you have a rub you’d like reviewed, just let me know here! This rub has a great consistency and outstanding flavor.  It’s got the sweet, the heat, and great overall flavor. It also caramelizes nicely […]

Owen’s BBQ Tatonka Dust (4/5)

I like this North Dakota based rub because they start out saying right away “we’re different.”   Their motto on the front is Stand Out from the Herd.  Be Original.  They use a bulls head on the logo.  And it’s from North Dakota – not exactly the BBQ business capital of the world. So what […]

Smokin’ Guns BBQ Sweet Heat Rub (4/5)

This very popular BBQ rub was recommended to me at a recent trip to the KC BBQ Superstore. The gentleman working the counter that day said that many teams use this in competitions.  And I can see why. The simple “Western Style” label is good and pretty much tells you what it is. They say […]

“It’s Incredible” Seasoning from Heaven Made Products

It’s Incredible.  If you’re gonna call your seasoning “It’s INCREDIBLE”, then you’ve got a ton of confidence in your product.  But does this seasoning live up to it’s name?  Let’s find out… from the Houston, TX area, we have It’s Incredible Seasoning from Heaven Made Products. The Story Heaven Made Products is run by Michael […]

Kick Cancer’s Ash with Kickin’ Cows Ash

I’ve said it over and over again — the people in the BBQ world rock!  They have big hearts, great personalities, and often great products!  One I want to talk about today is from a friend of mine I met at a competition in Kings Mountain, NC last year (or maybe 2 years ago… time […]

Black Bart’s Brisket Rub from Tasty Licks BBQ Company

Today’s rub review comes to us from downtown Shillington, PA.  Let’s check out Black Bart’s Brisket Rub from Tasty Licks BBQ Company. The Story Tasty Licks BBQ is the brainchild of entrepreneur Fred Bernardo, also known as The SmokinGuitarPlayer.  An avid guitarist, he got his start in the business world in 1972 by opening up […]

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