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Firemans Light BBQ Cook-off

Due to the inclement weather and the travel required for the cook clubs, this event has been cancelled.  Our Tap Room will be OPEN so come see us!

Join us for the 3rd annual Firemans Light BBQ Cook-off!
Brought to you by Burnt Orange Bleeders & the Lone Star Paralysis Foundation.   
Friday, Feb 4th:
  Taproom open late (noon-8pm) with music by Zydeco Blanco from 5-7pm.  Come enjoy the beer garden and Blanco’s very own Texas Hill Country Cajun-Zydeco-Country Dance Band!  Food available for purchase from Burnt Orange Bleeders, and food proceeds will benefit Lone Star Paralysis Foundation. 
Saturday, Feb 5th: Taproom opens at noon, and music kicks off with Austin’s Rattlesnake Milk (1-3p), then Garrett T. Capps takes the stage (3-5pm) followed by the BBQ Awards Ceremony from 5-6p.  Food available all day from Tumble 22, with proceeds donated to the Lone Star Paralysis Foundation. 
Check out the silent auction while you are there (closes at 4:30p) to support the Lone Star Paralysis Foundation.   Be sure to check Texas Made Supply Co and do a little shopping!

Stop by to check out our new pilot beers, special cocktails, and our new Real Spirits whiskey release – Phoenixx Rising Straight Malt Whiskey.

About the Cookoff:  Teams will compete in up to 5 categories: Brisket, Ribs, Beans, Chicken and Wild Card. There will be a limit of 50 cook team slots available on a first come, first served basis.  Interested in cooking?  Request an application from marketing @ 


  • Saturday
  • 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Real Ale Brewing Company
  • 231 San Saba Court
    Blanco, TX 78606 United States