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Sweet Breathe BBQ
05-24-2010, 06:58 PM
We got our first GC this weekend at the Johnny Black Smokeoff at Mann Orchards. We were really pleased to take first in ribs, first in pork, third in chicken, brisket was middle of the pack and Overall winner. This was only our third comp so we were happy as pigs in sauce :-P

It was a great contest all around, hospitality couldn't have been better, and competitors were great.

MattCom
05-24-2010, 07:26 PM
Congratulations!

Buster Dog BBQ
05-24-2010, 08:04 PM
Congrats

dgassaway
05-24-2010, 08:19 PM
Great Job! Any pics?

Kosmo's Q
05-24-2010, 08:32 PM
Congrats! Show off some pics. brother!

JD McGee
05-24-2010, 09:25 PM
Very cool! :cool: Congrats guys! :thumb:

boogiesnap
05-24-2010, 09:32 PM
yeah, lemme see that pork that beat mine...
nice bit o work for only your 3rd time out. congrats for sure. the coffeecello killed me.
btw we didn't meet, where was your site?
where's your next stop? i'm looking at boston hills or troy, brethren bash, hudson valley, then norwalk, ct. finishing it off with the jack............

Brauma
05-24-2010, 09:36 PM
Congrats!!

BearCat
05-24-2010, 09:41 PM
:clap2:Awesome gotta be a great feeling

mgp03051
05-24-2010, 09:42 PM
It was nice metting you guys this W/e nice job!! Corgrats Again!!
mike Can U SMell My Pits Best of luck at Harpoon!!

boogiesnap
05-24-2010, 09:56 PM
and i don't know how happy a pig is in sauce:rolleyes:, but i'd like to try your pig in sauce.
congrats again!

Meat@Slim's
05-24-2010, 10:17 PM
Congrats!

We cooked Mann last year. Good bunch of folks!

boogiesnap
05-24-2010, 10:30 PM
http://f513.mail.yahoo.com/ya/download?mid=1%5f3152618%5fAKcmvs4AAFOlS%2frkqwwww 0cZ7HQ&pid=2&fid=Inbox&inline=1alright, i'll show you mine first...
why 7 and not 8? dunno, ask me on 3 hours sleep, might have an answer...

boogiesnap
05-24-2010, 10:31 PM
grrr. i'll try tomorrow.

Hoss
05-24-2010, 10:49 PM
SCHWEET!!!:clap2:

wickedbbq'r
05-25-2010, 05:30 AM
Congrats!!! Nice job!

Norcoredneck
05-25-2010, 05:32 AM
Congrats.

Sweet Breathe BBQ
05-25-2010, 06:56 AM
Sorry for not posting pics sooner, still trying to figure it out

Sweet Breathe BBQ
05-25-2010, 06:59 AM
This was a no garnish comp. Pics were taken before we cleaned and tidied boxes.

Smokesman
05-25-2010, 10:10 AM
OMP - "Orchard Made Products" shown at the bottom of the rules sheet.

Looked up the contest website and read the rules (built from KCBS) - very impressive for a small open bbq contest. And that's a heck of a grand prize! Much better than the local open comp we have here. Congrats!

Divemaster
05-25-2010, 03:52 PM
Good Job!

landarc
05-25-2010, 03:56 PM
Congratulations for the GC and those are some nice looking boxes.

Trucky1008
05-25-2010, 05:33 PM
Nice Job! :clap2:

Sweet Breathe BBQ
05-25-2010, 05:34 PM
Thanks everyone, it was a great experience and we very pleased to do so well. We had a great cook, not perfect, but our best cook yet. We liked meeting new people and were glad to see some people get their first calls. We've been fortunate enough to get calls in each of our first three comps. Lots and lots of practice and attention to detail.

Rich Parker
05-25-2010, 07:12 PM
Congrats!

bbqbull
05-25-2010, 07:16 PM
Outstanding!

Tone
05-25-2010, 07:22 PM
yeah, lemme see that pork that beat mine...
nice bit o work for only your 3rd time out. congrats for sure. the coffeecello killed me.
btw we didn't meet, where was your site?
where's your next stop? i'm looking at boston hills or troy, brethren bash, hudson valley, then norwalk, ct. finishing it off with the jack............

boogiesnap we were in the last site around the retaining pound. We had the teekee torches going Saturday night. Think we saw your WSM and were thinking we 'need' one. sorry we didn't a chance to say hey :-D

couple more comps on the horizon for us: Lake Placid & Harpoon. Hope our paths cross. sounds like you'll be busy for sure. Best of luck

i loved the coffeecello. didn't get a chance to try the lemoncello.

Tone - Team Sweet Breathe

Tone
05-25-2010, 07:25 PM
It was nice metting you guys this W/e nice job!! Corgrats Again!!
mike Can U SMell My Pits Best of luck at Harpoon!!

Mike it was great meeting you as well. I really like your UDS setup.. very impressive.

Tell Jason I finally remembered his name isn't Justin. :-D

Hope our paths cross again soon.

Tone - Team Sweet Breathe

Tone
05-25-2010, 07:34 PM
Congrats!

We cooked Mann last year. Good bunch of folks!

Thanks and agreed. Matt, Josh, Jonathan, Jay and the rest of the Mann Orchards Crew did a real great making us feel extra welcome.

It was great having access to their kitchen, their restrooms, and they really took care of whatever we needed including jumper cables.:redface:

I'd highly recommend anyone looking for testing their skills in a competition setting to signup for their upcoming fall event.

Tone - Team Sweet Breathe

boogiesnap
05-25-2010, 07:35 PM
gotcha, that was a little far for me to wander first time out. mike was as far as i got. yeah, the WSM is an excellent product.
its been a long time since going to the reggae fests in vermont but i'd like to return.
good luck and congrats again.

boogiesnap
05-25-2010, 09:25 PM
i'd go see them guys again! tell me more about the fall event, it was also nice to be home. i'm from boston.

B C BBQ
05-26-2010, 12:29 AM
Hey Eric,
Congrats on your GC, that food looks great. Come by the Cow some night with your gang(bring the baby with you). Looking forward to seeing you at Lake Placid and Harpoon too!

John

Sweet Breathe BBQ
05-26-2010, 07:07 AM
Hey Eric,
Congrats on your GC, that food looks great. Come by the Cow some night with your gang(bring the baby with you). Looking forward to seeing you at Lake Placid and Harpoon too!

John

Thanks John! We will be sure to do that. We'll get the crew together and come on down on a Tuesday for BBQ.