Tailgate Guys BBQ Show, Episode 95: Kelly Wertz, Kevin Green

Kelly Wertz (left) of 4 Legs Up BBQ and Kevin Green from The Butcher Shoppe appear on Episode 95 of the Tailgate Guys BBQ Show Podcast.

As we steam toward the finish line of 2020 and Season 2 of the Tailgate Guys BBQ Show, we visit with one of the great pitmasters and personalities of competition cooking plus one of America’s great, locally owned meat suppliers.

Leading off Episode 95 of the show is Kelly Wertz of 4 Legs Up BBQ out of Great Bend, Kansas. The former Jack Daniels Invitational BBQ World Champion with 35 Grand Championships since he began competing in 2003 tells us what cooking in the early years was like compared to nowadays. Imagine stopping at Walmart on the way to a competition to buy all your meat? Yep, Kelly said that was the norm in the old days.

It’s always an honor to visit with Kevin Green of The Butcher Shoppe out of Pensacola, Florida, one of our show’s marketing partners. Kevin tells us about enduring both a pandemic and multiple hurricanes to not only stay in business, but thrive during a challenging year. He also has some meat suggestions for that smoked holiday meal.

Meanwhile, co-host Lyndal Scranton talks about becoming a certified KCBS judge last weekend and what he learned during the experience. He and co-host Steve Koehler also wrap things up with a lightning round of sports talk.

Thanks to our sponsors/marketing partners who make the fun possible: Blues Hog, Royal Oak Charcoal, The Butcher Shoppe, The BBQ Central Show, Affordable Income Tax & Payroll, DDR Fabrication, Colaw RV and The BBQ League. Special thanks to Vietti Marketing Group and In the Garden of Eden for supporting our competition efforts in 2020.

NOTE: We are starting to compile show sponsors for 2021. Please let me know if you would like to join the fun at lscranton755@gmail.com

Have a great BBQ Week! #SmokeEmIfYouGotEm

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