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  • nik09
    Former Member
    • Aug 2014
    • 2

    G'day from Australia

    Hi,

    I'm from Australia and have just started getting into BBQ well your version the aussie version of BBQ is fast direct heat.
    I'm now trying low and slow.


    Cheers Nik
  • Jerod Broussard
    Moderator
    • Jun 2014
    • 9689
    • East Texas
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    #2
    Hey Nik. Welcome and thanks for the support. How is the beef business in Australia??

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    • nik09
      Former Member
      • Aug 2014
      • 2

      #3
      Thanks, Going pretty well at the moment. It is a bit difficult to find the same cuts that US has as low and slow BBQ isn't massive here yet but there are now a few cooking comps and people like me are getting interested and keen to learn.

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      • Jerod Broussard
        Moderator
        • Jun 2014
        • 9689
        • East Texas
        • Pit Barrel Cooker "Texas Brisket Edition"
          Weber One Touch Premium Copper 22" Kettle (gift)
          Slow 'n Sear for 22" Kettle
          Weber One Touch Premium Black 26" Kettle (gift)
          Slow 'n Sear XL for 26" Kettle (gift)
          Weber Smokey Joe Gold
          Weber Rapid Fire Chimney
          Vortex
          Maverick ET-732 White
          Maverick ET-732 Copper
          2- Auber SYL-1615 fan systems(Awesome!!!!!!!!)
          Thermoworks Thermapen w/ Back light (gift)
          Thermoworks Timestick
          Cambro Model 300MPC110 w/ Winco SS Pans
          B & B and Kingsford Charcoal
          B & B Pellets

        #4
        That's good to hear. I guess putting some shrimp on the barbie does not require low and slow.

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        • winky420
          Former Member
          • Jul 2014
          • 6
          • Melbourne, Australia

          #5
          Hello,

          Another Aussie BBQer here. Yeah some of the cuts can be a bit tricky to find.

          I printed out pics / diagrams of the brisket from the site and take them to my butcher and he can usually provide if he's got a cow in the back.

          Haven't found Pork Butt here but Scotch works well.

          Costco have something called Pork Collar Butt (Scotch) that also works well. Not too sure what it is. I asked Meathead once and he seemed to think maybe it was the money muscle but seems to big for that.

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          • Jon Solberg
            Former Member
            • Jul 2014
            • 4819

            #6
            Hey Nik... WELCOME!

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            • Papa Bob
              Founding Member
              • Jul 2014
              • 278
              • stokton ca

              #7
              welcome and have fun we ALL are here to learn and help

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              • David Parrish
                Founding Member - Pit Boss Emeritus
                • May 2014
                • 5036
                • Charlotte, NC
                  • Slow 'N Sear Kamado (SnSK)
                  • Lots of grills that work with Slow 'N Sear
                  • LOTS of digital thermometers (my fav)
                  • LOTS of accessories
                  • Favorite Beer - Fat Tire
                  • Favorite Bourbon - Woodford Reserve
                  • Favorite White Wine - Cakebread Chardonnay
                  • Favorite Red Wine - Yes, Please
                  • President/Owner - SnS Grills

                #8
                Welcome to The Pit Nik and Winky (Sounds like a comedy duo)! When you have a moment, check out my Welcome letter and tips topics, which will help you complete your signature (Tip#1). They're here and here.

                After that we'd like to know more about you. Head over to the General Discussion channel and dive into the mix... Post your latest cook in the Recipes and Techniques channel(with pics!).... Tell us about your latest restaurant BBQ experience.... make yourself at home!

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                • Huskee
                  Pit Boss
                  • May 2014
                  • 14906
                  • central MI, USA
                  • Follow me on Instagram, huskeesbarbecue

                    Want a free bottle of whiskey? Check out my link to Flaviar.com, you join with it, we both get a $50 bottle free.

                    Smokers / Grills
                    • Yoder loaded Wichita offset smoker
                    • PBC
                    • Grilla Silverbac pellet grill
                    • Slow 'N Sear Deluxe Kamado (SnSK)
                    • Dyna-Glo XL Premium dual chamber charcoal grill
                    • Weber 22" Original Kettle Premium (copper)
                    • Weber 26" Original Kettle Premium (black)
                    • Weber Jumbo Joe Gold (18.5")
                    • Weber Smokey Joe Silver (14.5")
                    • Brinkmann cabinet charcoal smoker (repurposed)

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                    • ThermoPop, yellow
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                    Accessories
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                    • Anova Bluetooth SV
                    • Kitchen Aide mixer & meat grinder attachment
                    • Kindling Cracker King (XL)
                    • BBQ Dragon
                    • Weber full & half chimneys, Char-Broil Half Time chimney
                    • Weber grill topper
                    • Slow 'N Sear Original, XL, and SnS Charcoal Basket (for Jumbo Joe)
                    • Drip 'N Griddle Pan, 22' Easy Spin Grate, and Elevated Cooking grate, by ABCbarbecue
                    • Pittsburgh Digital Moisture Meter

                    Beverages
                    • Favorite summer beer: Leinenkugels Summer & Grapefruit Shandy, Hamm's, Michelob Ultra Pure Gold
                    • Fav other beer: DAB, Sam Adams regular, Third Shift amber or Coors Batch 19, Stella Artois
                    • Fav cheap beers: Pabst, High Life, Hamm's & Stroh's
                    • Most favorite beer: The one in your fridge
                    • Wine: Red- big, bold, tannic & peppery- Petite Sirah, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauv, Sangiovese, Syrah, etc
                    • Whiskey: Buffalo Trace, Eagle Rare, E.H. Taylor, Blanton's, Old Forester 1870, Elijah Craig, Basil Hayden's. Neat please.
                    • Scotch: Current favorite- The Arran (anything by them), Glenmorangie 12yr Lasanta, sherry cask finished. The Balvenie Double Wood, also like Oban 18yr, and The Glenlivet Nadurra (Oloroso sherry cask finished) among others. Neat please.

                    About me
                    Real name: Aaron
                    Location: Farwell, Michigan- near Clare. (dead center of lower peninsula)

                    Occupation:
                    • Healthcare- Licensed & Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) for MidMichigan Health, a University of Michigan Health System.

                  #9
                  Hi nik09! Welcome to this place we call The Pit. 3 things Americans get right is real southern BBQ, the Corvette, and Samuel Adams Boston Lager. [bring on the hate about Chevrolet now...]

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                  • jholmgren
                    Founding Member
                    • Aug 2014
                    • 288
                    • York, PA
                    • -Jim

                      *Kamado Joe "Classic Joe"*
                      *Weber Spirit (for quick weeknight cooks)*
                      *Cyber Q Wi-Fi temp controller for overnight cooks*
                      *ThermaPen Instant* *Thermapen Chef Alarm* ...and pretty much any wheat beer!

                    #10
                    Welcome Mates!

                    Huskee - few are the folks that don't respect the Corvette, Chevy fan or not. I think you'll get more push back on Sam Adams. ;-) I personally have no problem with any of the trinity you mention.

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