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Pork Barrel BBQ – News

 
 

Pork Barrel BBQ’s Heath Hall to Teach Hill Center Class on Tailgating on September 10, 2016

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We are excited to announce that Pork Barrel BBQ co-founder and pitmaster Heath Hall will be teaching a BBQ Boot Camp class at the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital in Washington, DC on Saturday, September 10 from 11:00am to 2:00pm. Heath will be demonstrating and cooking some of his favorite tailgating recipes as we get ready for the kickoff of the college and NFL football seasons. 
 
The menu includes:
 
Charred Guacamole 
Smoked Tomato Salsa
Grilled Corn Salad
Grilled Italian Pork Sandwiches
Grilled Rosemary Lemonade
Smoked Apple-Pear Crisp with Bacon, Brown Sugar Crumble
 
The cost of the class is $85, which includes food and beer. The class is limited to 16 students. If you’re interested you can sign up here.
 
 

Pork Barrel BBQ Bacon Jerky On QVC

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On June 20, Pork Barrel BBQ made its debut on QVC. During the show we sold a 4-pack of our hot new product, Pork Barrel BBQ Bacon Jerky. The 4-pack consisted of a bag of our Honey Pepper, Old Fashioned Maple, Original BBQ and Sweet BBQ varieties. 

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In 7 minutes we were able to sell nearly 1,200 4-packs and introduce our brand and bacon jerky to hundreds of thousands of potential customers. The reach and impact QVC can have on a brand is remarkable and it was an honor for us to appear on the network. 

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It’s still not too late to get order a sampler pack of Pork Barrel BBQ Bacon Jerky from QVC – order yours today here!

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Pork Barrel BBQ To Sale Bacon Jerky On QVC – Monday, June 20 at 6:30pm EST/5:30pm CST

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We are very excited to announce that Pork Barrel BBQ will be returning making our debut on QVC next week, on June 20 at 6:30pm EST/5:30pm CST. We will be offering a 4-pack of our hot new line of Pork Barrel BBQ Bacon Jerky.

We hope you’ll tune into QVC on June 20th and place an order for Bacon Jerky!

 

 

Pork Barrel BBQ to Appear on ABC’s Beyond The Tank Tonight!!

 

We will be on ABC’s hit show Beyond the Tank tonight at 8:00pm EST/7:00pm CST. Tune in to find out what we’ve been up to since our last appearance on Shark Tank! We’ve got a brand new product that has lots of potential, but we’ve got a major obstacle we have to overcome to move forward with the new product line!

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After you watch the show make sure you stock up on all of our Pork Barrel BBQ products in the Pork Barrel BBQ Online Store and save 20% off your order when you use Coupon Code – BeyondTheTank – now through June 6.

Thanks for watching and let us know what you think after the show on Twitter and Facebook!

 

Pork Barrel BBQ to Celebrate National BBQ Month on Fox & Friends on Saturday, May 14

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May is National BBQ Month and we’ll be celebrating with a dozen BBQ Pitmasters from around the country this Saturday, May 14, on Fox News with our good friends at Fox & Friends between 6:00am and 10:00am EST! We’ll be grilling up some killer grilled steak tacos with charred guacamole, charred tomato salsa and BBQ Mexican crema on our PK Grill using Grillgrates. We’ll also be talking about our Pork Barrel BBQ Bacon Jerky and we’ll wash it all down with BBQ’s Best Friend – Cheerwine!

Tune in Satruday, May 14th to help us celebrate National BBQ Month!

 

Pork Barrel BBQ Bacon Jerky Now In Select Target Stores

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We are very excited to announce that select Target stores around the country are now carrying our line of Pork Barrel BBQ Bacon Jerky. If you happen to see the jerky in your local Target we hope you’ll pick up a bag or two to support our efforts for Target to expand our product into all Targets nationwide. 

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Please call your local Target to inquire if they are carrying Pork Barrel BBQ Bacon Jerky prior to going to a store as we are only in select locations at this time.

 

Pork Barrel BBQ To Be ON ABC’s Beyond The Tank – Friday, May 20 at 8:00pm EST/7:00pm CST

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We are very excited to announce that Pork Barrel BBQ will be returning to ABC’s prime time lineup on Friday, May 20, at 8:00pm EST/7:00pm CST when we appear on the Shark Tank follow up show Beyond The Tank. Find out what we’ve been up to and learn more about a new line of products we are offering!

We hope you’ll tune into ABC on May 20th! 

 

Pork Barrel BBQ Bacon Jerky Now In The Fresh Market

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We are very excited to announce that The Fresh Market is  now carrying our line of Pork Barrel BBQ Bacon Jerky. If you happen to see the jerky in your local Target we hope you’ll pick up a bag or two to support our efforts for Target to expand our product into all Targets nationwide. 

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Pork Barrel BBQ Announces Cheerwine Sponsorship

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We are very excited to announce that we have entered into a partnership with BBQ’s Best Friend, Cheerwine, a true “LEGEND” of the soft drink industry. Cheerwine will serve as one of the lead sponsors of the Pork Barrel BBQ Competition BBQ Team. 

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It is an honor to have the opportunity to represent Cheerwine at festivals, cook-offs, and barbecue competitions across the United States as the official soft drink of the Pork Barrel BBQ Competition BBQ Team. Like Pork Barrel BBQ, Cheerwine is a family business. In fact, it is the oldest, continuously operated, family-owned soft drink company in America.

Created in 1917 in Salisbury, North Carolina by a general store owner named L.D. Peeler, this singular soft drink with a hint of wild cherry and a bubbly effervescence became an immediate hit. Folks from all around the country came to LD’s store to give it a try. Soon cold cases all over North Carolina were filled with the “Nectar of North Carolina.” Since its inception, Cheerwine has been known to put a smile on everyone’s lips who gives it a try, and the Legend was born. Today, L.D.’s great grandson Cliff Ritchie leads the company, as Cheerwine officially expands to new parts of the country and continues to win loyal fans with just one sip.

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“We are thrilled to have Cheerwine, our favorite soft drink, as a sponsor of the Pork Barrel BBQ Competition BBQ Team,” said Heath Hall, President and Pitmaster of Pork Barrel BBQ. “Cheerwine was born in the South and is the perfect complement to the juicy, tender, smokey, spice laden cuisine of the South – BBQ. If we’re eating BBQ, we’re drinking Cheerwine!”

“Cheerwine is delighted to sponsor Pork Barrel BBQ because we are a perfect match.” said Dan Martin, Vice President of Sales for Cheerwine. “We love the authenticity. We love the passion, the sense of community, and the diverse offerings. BBQ is America’s cuisine, and Pork Barrel BBQ is a showcase! We had to be a part of that!”

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We’re not the first residence of Washington, DC who love Cheerwine. The story goes, in 1953, President Dwight Eisenhower was overcome with excitement at his first taste of Cheerwine and was only able to utter the exclamation, “Ike, likes!” If you’ve never experienced a Cheerwine we think you’ll have a similar revelation to that of President Eisenhower. Click HERE to find out where you can get Cheerwine in your area or order it from the Cheerwine Online Store HERE.

If you’ve got a BBQ restaurant and are looking to add a great product to your offerings, look no farther than Cheerwine, BBQ’s Best Friend.  Don’t believe us, than ask the fine folks at theNational Barbecue Association who named it the official soft drink of the NBBQA. If you want to learn more about Cheerwine and find out how you can carry it in your restaurant click HERE.

 

2016 Pork Barrel BBQ – BBQ Competition Schedule

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We are very excited to release the 2016 Pork Barrel BBQ Competition BBQ Schedule. There is always a chance we could add to this list, but for now here’s were you’ll find us during the 2016 Competition BBQ Season! 

April 8-9                               Delaware Triple Threat BBQ (Harrington, DE)

May 6-7                                Naptwon barBAYq (Annapolis, MD)

June 3-4                               Beltway BBQ Showdown (Ft. Washington, MD)

June 17-18                           Almost Heaven BBQ Bash (Buchannon, WV)

June 25-26                          Giant National Capital BBQ Battle (Washington, DC)

August 5-6                           Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour (Local) (Laurel, MD)

September 16-17                 Tilly Harley-Davidson BBQ (Salisbury, NC)

October 7-8                          Eastern Carolina BBQ Throw Down (Rocky Mount, NC)

October 28-30                      The American Royal BBQ (Kansas City, MO)