Friday Find: “Pitmasters Celebrate the Best BBQ in Texas at BrettFest”

Monk: The Smoke Sheet has recently been active on their YouTube Channel and they have some sights and sounds from BrettFest held last month in Rockdale, TX.

Description: Celebrating their 3rd anniversary with over 45 BBQ joints, several from the newly listed Texas Monthly Top 50, Brett’s Backyard Bar-B-Que sold over 400 tickets to BrettFest and put on a show!

Brett Boren called BrettFest 2021 the “party of the year”, and that might have been an understatement. Gathering pitmasters from all over Texas, Rockdale was rocking with live music, delicious bites, and crafted cocktails. Highlighting their culinary powers, the pitmasters cooked up everything from homemade empanadas, grilled steaks with chimichurri, onigirazu, chocolate chip cookies, kimchi pulled pork sliders, tacos, and bbq eggrolls. Vendors handed out samples of hot sauce, pickles, beer, and cocktails.

Guests of the event not only ate to their hearts delight, but also collected signatures from the pitmasters in their newly printed Texas Monthly magazines.

Brett being a man of few words spoke to the pitmasters and simply thanked them for coming and that he was looking forward to celebrating with them after the event with a nice glass of bourbon. I would recommend that everyone mark their calendars for Brett Fest 2022!

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Special thanks to Conor Moran of On3Media for producing this video.

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