View Full Version : Judged my first comp!
07-05-2012, 05:02 PM
I have been cooking kcbs comps this year. I have gotten a few calls but I felt like my scores were really low. So I thought I am going to judge. Chicken had two good pieces out of 6 one was lighter fluid soaked really bad. Ribs 4 out of the 6 pretty good everything married well together.Pork all 6 were good. Brisket wow I was amazed I have never tasted other comp teams brisket till now. One had a very slight beef flavor the rest no beef flavor at all and the had a funky taste to them don't what it was but something wierd with all of them. So on my drive home I anylized mine to what I tasted well can't blame myself for not being able to cook just need to land on the right table of judges and hope I am scored for my hard work. I guess though If it was easy everyone would be doing it.
07-05-2012, 05:23 PM
Welcome to the world of judging. :amen:
07-05-2012, 05:26 PM
Thank you for your excellent judging! :mrgreen:
07-05-2012, 05:47 PM
Thanks and congrats.
07-05-2012, 05:58 PM
Do you want to be scored for your hard work, or how good it actually was? Every team works hard.
07-05-2012, 06:41 PM
how good it is.
07-05-2012, 07:22 PM
Glad you had a good experience and learned a thing or two.
That's the whole idea.
Everyone works hard no matter what they are doing with a contest.
07-05-2012, 08:27 PM
That funky taste on the brisket was Fab, Butcher, or Kosmo's.
You got to love better BBQ through chemistry. Go phosphates!
07-05-2012, 08:31 PM
I have tried kosmos and butchers it was not anyone of those.
07-06-2012, 07:29 AM
Glad I never got any meat tasting like lighter fluid. That must taste nasty.
07-06-2012, 01:17 PM
Odds are it was creosote or possibly a sauce containing spirits, not lighter fluid.
Many people can't tell the difference.
07-06-2012, 11:46 PM
I've discovered that if you spray / mist with more than 30% JD mixed with AJ you won't be happy :icon_blush:.
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