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Smoked Beef Ribs on ‘The Beast’

If you want to know how to make melt in your mouth beef ribs the Firebrand way, then read on! This is one of our favourite things to cook low n slow and there aren’t many people that wouldn’t have it in their top 3. First about the meat. Our beef ribs were purchased from […]

Can you use Hex Briquettes for the BBQ Minion Method? Hell yes!

We often get asked, can you use hex briquettes for a minion method fuel set up for your smoker? Hell yeah! Of course you can, and we’ll show you how, through our tried and tested way. If you love low n slow BBQ Smoking you would have heard of the minion method fuel set up […]

How to get next-level Pork Crackling using a BBQ!

Who else just loves beautiful pork crackling? It’s one of those divine eats that in theory seems simple but in actual fact can be tricky to master! So we’ve reached out to our #teamfiretribe who are master’s at Q to ask. We found the perfect person to help! Brother Mikey of The Shank Brothers BBQ […]

Lighting a Charcoal BBQ? Here’s how much fuel you really need.

Has this happened to you? You look at the beautiful cut of meat you’ve spent a small fortune on, you look at your charcoal BBQ with a little pride and a grumbling stomach, you then look down at your charcoal, scratch your head and repeat. It’s the question that challenges the best of us. How […]

BBQ Briquette Charcoal versus Hardwood Lump

We all love to barbecue but how many of us really know much about the fuel we’re using? Apart from doing your best to light it quickly and hope you’ve lit enough for the cook your about to do! Most people have heard of the main BBQ charcoal terms, briquettes and lump, but do you really […]

Why BBQ with a Kamado style grill?

The modern kamado-style grill is based on ancient technology dating back 3,000 years to original earthenware cooking vessels used in China. Eventually, it became known as a “kamado” which literally means “cooking range” or “stove” in Japanese. The modern day Kamado-style BBQ  These days Kamado’s are made from modern ceramics and refractory materials (similar to linings for furnaces, kilns, […]

How to BBQ Ribs like a Pro by The #RibKing

‘Aussie Rib King’ and ‘The Smoke Ring King’ are a just a couple of nicknames this man has deservedly acquired since smashing the BBQ Low’n’Slow Pork Rib Category (so far) in this year’s nationally sanctioned BBQ Competitions. Lukas Armstrong is from team Rollin Smoke BBQ and we invited him to give us his BBQ master-Jedi […]