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2020 Winners of the Great Giveaway

Pitmaster Club members in the US will be entered into all 12 monthly drawings/year for valuable prizes, all of them Gold Medal winners, including free smokers, grills, and more, average value of more than $1,000! Your odds of winning over the course of a year are only about 1 in 1,500! Join now! The next winner could be you! Click here to see all the current prize options.

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December winner is Kabir Mahadeva

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He selected the Slow ‘N Sear Kamado Deluxe, MSRP $1,499

Slow 'N Sear Deluxe Kamado


November winner is Stephen Lieberman

Stephen Lieberman

He selected the Slow ‘N Sear Kamado Deluxe, MSRP $1,499

Slow 'N Sear Deluxe Kamado


The October winner is Tom Cobb

Tom Cobb, October winner of Great Giveaway

He selected the Slow ‘N Sear Kamado Deluxe, MSRP $1,499

Slow 'N Sear Deluxe Kamado


September winner is John Preber

john preber

He selected the Hasty-Bake Gourmet 256 Dual Finish Charcoal Grill, MSRP $1,399

hasty bake

August winner is Owen Halterman

halterman

He selected the Hasty-Bake Gourmet 256 Dual Finish Charcoal Grill, MSRP $1,399

hasty bake


July winner is George Metcalf

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He selected the Hasty-Bake Gourmet 256 Dual Finish Charcoal Grill, MSRP $1,399

hasty bake


June winner is Brian Allen

Brian Allen

He selected the Hasty-Bake Gourmet 256 Dual Finish Charcoal Grill, MSRP $1,399

hasty bake


May Winner is John Dzurovcin

Dzurovcin

He selected The Good-One Open Range, MSRP $1,099

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April 2020 winner is Bernie Zelenskas Jr

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He selected the Hasty-Bake Gourmet 256 Dual Finish Charcoal Grill, MSRP $1,399

hasty bake


March 2020 winner is Corey Davidson

Davidson

He selected the Hasty-Bake Gourmet 256 Dual Finish Charcoal Grill, MSRP $1,399

hasty bake

February 2020’s winner is Mark Toth

mark toth

He selected Napoleon TravelQ 285X Portable Gas Grill with Cart and 3-Piece Tool Set

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January 2020 Winner

Michael del Sesto

This month’s winner is Michae Del Sesto. He selected the  Blaze 25″ Stainless Steel 3-Burner Gas Grill, MSRP $1,894


Published On: 1/16/2020 Last Modified: 3/16/2021


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The Good-One Is A Superb Grill And A Superb Smoker All In One


The Good-One Open Range is dramatically different from a traditional offset smoker. By placing the heat source behind and under the smokebox instead of off to the side, Open Range produces even temperature from left to right, something almost impossible to achieve with a standard barrel shaped offset.

Click here to read our complete review


The Pit Barrel Cooker May Be Too Easy


The PBC has a rabid cult following for good reason. It is absolutely positively without a doubt the best bargain on a smoker in the world. Period. This baby will cook circles around the cheap offset sideways barrel smokers because temperature control is so much easier.

Click here to read our detailed review and the raves from people who own them


Our Favorite Backyard Smoker

The amazing Karubecue is the most innovative smoker in the world. The quality of meat from this machine is astonishing. At its crux is a patented firebox that burns logs above the cooking chamber and sucks heat and extremely clean blue smoke into the thermostat controlled oven. It is our favorite smoker, period.
Click here for our review of this superb smoker


Compact Powerful Sear Machine For Your Next Tailgater


Char-Broil’s Grill2Go x200 is a super-portable, fun little sizzler made of heavy, rust-proof cast aluminum. The lid snaps shut. Grab the handle and you’re off to the party! Char-Broil’s TRU-Infrared design produces searing heat while reducing fuel consumption. A 16 ounce LP gas canister is enough to keep you flipping burgers for hours.

Click here to read our detailed review and to order


Fireboard: The Ultimate Top Of The Line BBQ Thermometer

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With the ability to monitor up to six temperatures simultaneously with either Bluetooth or Wifi on your mobile phone, tablet, or computer, Fireboard is the best digital thermometer we’ve tested.
Click here to read our detailed review


The Cool Kettle With The Hinged Hood We Always Wanted


Napoleon’s 22″ Pro Cart Charcoal Kettle Grill puts a few spins on the familiar kettle design. In fact, the hinged lid with a handle on the front, spins in a rotary motion 180 degrees. It’s hard to beat a Weber kettle, but Napoleon holds its own and adds some unique features to make the 22″ Pro Cart a viable alternative.

Click here for more about what makes this grill special


The Efficiency Of A Kamado Plus The Flexibility Of The Slow ‘N Sear Insert

kamado grill
Built around SnS Grill’s patented Slow ‘N Sear charcoal kettle accessory, this 22-inch kamado is a premium ceramic grill that brings true 2-zone cooking to a kamado.

Click here for our article on this exciting cooker