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1. Are you a certified BBQ judge in one or more of the sanctioning bodies?
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Response
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Yes
65.3%425
No
34.7%226
2. If there are multiple meat types in a box like pulled pork, sliced pork, cubed pork or sliced brisket and burnt ends, do you...
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Response
Count
Pick your favorite and score only that?
21.5%134
Pick them all and give an "average" score for all?
78.5%489
3. For appearance, do you prefer to see...
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Response
Count
Only lettuce as a garnish?
21.2%132
A flat bed of parsley with parsley around the top and sides?
20.9%130
A mixture of lettuce and parsley?
33.1%206
Pulled or chopped meat in bottom of tray - parsley only around the top and sides - no lettuce?
24.8%154
4. Do you prefer...
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Response
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No sauce on your BBQ?
26.5%172
Very lightly sauced?
63.3%410
A good bit of sauce?
10.2%66
5. Speaking of sauces, do you prefer...
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Response
Count
A very sweet tomato based sauce?
3.3%21
A milder combination of sweet and tangy?
24.0%154
A milder combination of sweet and spicy?
42.7%274
A spicy tomato based sauce?
11.5%74
A mustard based sauce?
3.6%23
A vinegar, salt, and pepper based sauce?
9.8%63
Other.
5.1%33
6. With brisket, do you prefer to see (multiple choices allowed)...
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Percent
Response
Count
Pencil thick slices?
56.1%363
Thinner slices?
30.0%194
Cubed burnt ends?
35.2%228
Chopped brisket?
10.2%66
A smoke ring?
56.1%363
7. For ribs, do you prefer...
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Percent
Response
Count
Baby back or Loin Backs?
45.4%291
St Louis cut spareribs?
40.6%260
Whole spareribs?
14.0%90
8. A lot of teams trim their chicken thighs to be smaller so more will fit in a box. Do you prefer...
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Percent
Response
Count
Whole, untrimmed chicken thighs?
16.4%106
Whole thighs that are minimally trimmed but still look good?
56.6%365
Smaller, trimmed, better looking thighs?
27.0%174
9. For pork, do you prefer (check all that apply)...
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Percent
Response
Count
No sauced pulled pork?
12.8%83
No sauced pulled pork with some "bark"?
43.7%283
Lightly sauced pulled pork?
60.2%390
"Tubes" of pork?
11.4%74
Cubed pieces of pork?
15.9%103
Heavily sauced pulled pork?
6.3%41
10. Do you prefer...
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Response
Count
A more traditional smoked meat with little or no injection, rub, sauce, etc. Just good smoked flavor?
54.1%350
A more modern smoked meat with injections, marinades, rubs, sauces, etc?
45.9%297