Brisket Box 161 - Frostbuster 2013
Frostbuster 2013 - Special BBQ Competition Coverage (non-sanctioned event): Judge scores from this contest will be posted along with BBQ Critic Online Judges scores & comments after all judging has closed. It will be interesting to compare the live scores to the BBQ Critic online scores. www.bbqcritic.com
12/16/2013 07:17:51 pm
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12/17/2013 12:26:10 am
Dan KCBS CTC, MCBJ
12/17/2013 12:31:55 am
12/17/2013 12:41:04 am
5 - need to have some slices. not well organized. looks fatty and gristly.
Deb KCBS MCBJ/CTC
12/17/2013 12:52:17 am
Score/Reasons: 9; meat appears quite juicy and moist
BlueSmoke KCBS CBJ/COMP COOK
12/17/2013 01:11:51 am
9...Nice color. Meat looks moist.
Ike, KCBS CBJ
12/17/2013 01:23:58 am
Score = 8. Chunks are even in size and look tasty....however box looks empty and that distracts from the meat.
12/17/2013 01:30:14 am
8. nice cubes, even color, look moist. However, they appear to have been placed haphazardly.
David - CMBJ/KCBS
12/17/2013 01:49:36 am
Score - 7. The color of the sample pieces is not very good or consistent and the random placement takes away from the appeal and overall look
12/17/2013 01:57:41 am
Score 8. The only reason I can offer for this score is it was a shock to see a box of only ends. I do not recall ever seeing this presentation with brisket. The meat appears great and I can only wonder why the cook made this decision.
Tiffany - KCBS CBJ
12/17/2013 02:11:22 am
Score/Reasons = 7, the meat looks pale although moist cook seems somewhat inconsistent
Doug KCBS MCBJ & CTC
12/17/2013 02:18:22 am
Score = 8, Color makes it look a little bland. Also looks a little greasy.
Frank KCBS MCBJ CTC
12/17/2013 03:32:42 am
Score/Reasons = 8, Burnt ends are a favorite of many. These appear to be cubed pieces of the point. Judged as presented, the fat looks nicely rendered with a light amount of saucing and I am anxious to get a taste of this.
12/17/2013 03:57:22 am
8 - I suspect that some judges will rate this box down because it lacks slices. That's wrong. We should judge what is in the box and not what isn't. I gave it an 8 because the arrangement of the burnt ends is somewhat haphazard; however, they look like excellent burnt ends.
12/17/2013 04:07:28 am
6 - No wow factor. Just chunks thrown into box and garnish covers some product.
12/17/2013 04:48:38 am
9 - Looks moist. Great color. Excellent entry.
John - KCBS / MCBJ, CTC, Rep; MBN & MIM Judge
12/17/2013 07:10:20 am
Score/Reasons: 7 - The pieces, themselves, look moist, attractive, and not oversauced. But, they appear simply to have been dumped into the box...and they look lost in there. While it didn't affect my score, if the intent was to present a box of burnt ends, this box appears to me to fall short and contain only cubes of brisket.
12/17/2013 07:18:46 am
8 looks good but offering seems sparce. add a little more volume to build up the presentation a little.
12/17/2013 07:28:20 am
9 - What is not to like? The biggest decision is which two to take. I really like this one, nice color, nice moisture.
12/17/2013 07:47:17 am
12/17/2013 08:57:55 am
8... good but no "Wow I want to eat that"
Bill C. KCBS MCBJ/CTC
12/17/2013 09:32:46 am
12/17/2013 09:44:59 am
5, the color looks bad, the meat does not look like "I want to eat a piece of that". I always wondered about a box with all burnt ends, if they are good, nothing wrong with that. This box just don't look right to me
Shawn-KCBS CBJ and Comp cook
12/17/2013 09:50:38 am
I would score this box an 8. It looks as if the fat May have needed some more time to break down.
12/17/2013 12:07:31 pm
I want slices! This box looks like nothing more than left overs. While attractive greenery, I would not score it higher than a 5 or 6.
Steve R - KCBS & BBQ Brethren CBJ
12/17/2013 01:31:10 pm
A slightly different style entry but the meat looks great. Enough pieces for the judges to take 2 if they want to and some for the TC as well. Not smothered in sauce either. Well deserved 9.
12/17/2013 11:14:09 pm
5-does not look good at all. Gray meat. Needs more sauce, where are the slices. Fat lines show that the meat could have cooked more.
jaja01 KCBS MCBJ CTC
12/18/2013 02:25:08 am
Score/Reasons = 8, placement of the cubes should be more uniform, there is a cube on the lower right that is just sticking from the rest. Also, cut the meat so the cubes would be more consistent in size. I like the different look of the cubes instead of the normal slices.
12/18/2013 06:10:29 pm
7 - The cubes look moist and appealing, however the presentation could have been enhanced by adding slices from the flat.
12/19/2013 10:28:12 pm
Score/Reasons = 8 Not all that pretty but looks moist and appetizing non the less.
Matt KCBS CBJ
12/20/2013 04:33:08 am
Score/Reasons = 9, burnt ends look juicy and nicely cooked
Seaton Hall - KCBS
12/20/2013 05:54:48 am
9. I suppose I could complain about the lettuce, but this is a meat contest. Nice job.
12/21/2013 06:38:34 am
8 - Nice color. Looks good.
Tom - CMJ/KCBS; CBJ/MBN,NCPC,NCBS & comp cook
12/23/2013 02:27:13 am
Score/Reasons = 9, looks moist and delicious!!!
12/23/2013 07:20:16 am
8 I just want to grab one of those morsel of beef. The box possibly could have been fuller.
Michael KCBS MCBJ CTC
12/24/2013 03:39:16 am
8 - looks moist, spend a little more time in arranging the burnt ends, looks like just dumped in.
Jeff KCBS CBJ
12/25/2013 06:52:41 am
score/reason 7 is this burnt ends or pot roast??? color looks off, randomly tossed in the box no wow factor
Chaz D KCBS CBJ
12/26/2013 10:34:49 pm
Score: 8 Burnt ends should be a bit more burnt.
12/28/2013 08:43:57 pm
Live Judge Scores at Frostbuster 2013
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