After a sell out first year, The Big Grill BBQ & Craft Beer Festival returns August 13th-16th 2015. We’ve added a lot more to our program this year including some of the world’s best BBQ stars & pitmasters, a full schedule of talks & demos, Ireland’s first USA style low ‘n’ slow BBQ competition, Weber grill academy, live music, a small batch liquor & cocktail bar as well as an increased selection of wines, beers & ciders. We’ve also added an extra day and will be offering daily whole animal cooks, sample size portions, games area, larger kids area and much more.
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The inaugural Big Grill Pitmasters Competition will take place on the Saturday & Sunday of the festival and is open to anyone to take part. It will be Ireland’s first USA style Low ‘n’ Slow competition. As well as a healthy cash prize and bragging rights, the top Irish team will be invited to take part in the prestigious Jack Daniels Invitational in Tennesee.
On the Saturday the side category rounds will be judged including 'anything but' and on Sunday the grand champion will be crowned with the chicken, ribs, pork and brisket hand in.