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The grill master's guide to bourbon barrel BBQ smoking wood

Tim Weideman

You might have heard us say around here that smoking meat isn’t a hobby, it’s a lifestyle. Of course, you know this. You’re a grill master who’s always finding time to perfect your favorite smoked BBQ meat and food recipes...
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The grill master's guide to bourbon barrel BBQ smoking wood

You might have heard us say around here that smoking meat isn’t a hobby, it’s a lifestyle. Of course, you know this. You’re a grill master who’s always finding time to perfect your favorite smoked BBQ meat and food recipes – or even develop your own secret recipe that everyone...

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How to smoke meat with bourbon barrel smoking wood

There’s nothing better than smoked foods, especially smoked meats, that you have prepared using your smoker or grill. A lot of time and work goes into smoking meat and creating the perfect BBQ meal, but it’s always worth the effort. But you have to know what you’re doing when working...

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What you should know about barrel smoking wood for BBQ

100% authentic barrel BBQ smoking wood by Midwest Barrel Co. Smoking meats and other foods is one of the best ways to cook, especially for anything and everything related to BBQ. Beef, pork, chicken, vegetables, cheese – you name it – they’re all fantastic when smoked to perfection. To create...

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Badass Smoked Deviled Eggs

Who says you can only smoke meat? We’ve got a kick-ass recipe for Badass Smoked Deviled Eggs from Instagram user Matt Roach (@greatbalance) that features our Apple Brandy Barrel Smoking Wood Chunks. These chunks, which are also available as wood chips, will add layers of complex flavor to just about...

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Why sustainability matters for barrels and barrel-aging

Midwest Barrel Co. co-owners Ben and Jess Loseke Imagine for a moment what a world without barrels would look like. No more aged whiskey, wine, rum and other spirits that rely on oak barrels for their signature flavor character and brown color. We would no longer have barrel-aged beer, either....

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'The ultimate barrel broker': MWBC interviewed on WGN Radio

Midwest Barrel Co. founders and co-owners Ben and Jess Loseke had the awesome opportunity to be featured in a segment on WGN Radio in Chicago in July. With some of our top brewery partners located in and around Chicagoland, Ben and Jess jumped at the chance to share more with...

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Norm’s On 48th bourbon barrel BBQ pork butt

A key part of any grill master’s claim to fame is consistently serving up delicious barbecue that gets mouths watering and keeps everyone coming back for more. Here is a Bourbon Barrel Chunk Smoked Pork Butt recipe from Norm’s on 48th in Lincoln, Nebraska that will do just that. The...

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