KVBBQ Kangaroo Valley Craft Beer And BBQ Festival
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ABA Lowdown and Competition Leaderboard

The Kangaroo Valley Craft Beer & BBQ Festival (#KVBBQ) is the final sanctioned event of the Australasian Barbeque Alliance 2019 competition. Here's the fat, and the skinny, of the ABA so you can better appreciate the BBQ battles, the rules the teams must abide and what each of the teams have been competing for throughout the year.

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Here's your gallery of the Craft Breweries and Cider Houses confirmed so far. There are discussions underway with several others and there's more announcements in the wind. Subscribe to our list to stay up to date and keep coming back to this page to see who else will be there.

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KVBBQ Festival FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

This year marks the seventh time we have hosted a festival on the November weekend and in that time there have been a few commonly asked questions. So, to help the public we have posted the answers here.

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Steak Cookoff Association of America

Do you cook the best steak in your neighborhood?  Are you the king of your cul-de-sac? On Saturday 16th November 2019 the Kangaroo Valley Craft Beer & BBQ Festival is about to settle this once and for all by hosting an Steak Cookoff Association International Cook-Off. Let's see just who exactly can rule the grill! 

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Have you tried Brazilian Flame BBQ yet?

If there’s one thing the people of Brazil are famous for, it has to be enjoying a good festival. In fact, just thinking about Brazil brings Rio de Janeiro and the Mardi Gras festival instantly to mind. What I bet you didn’t know when you ask a Brazilian what else they love...

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If You’ve Been Looking For The Perfect BBQ Event, Look No More!

Preparations are underway for the annual Kangaroo Valley Craft Beer and BBQ Festival. Scheduled to run the weekend of 16th and 17th, November in the fabulous beer garden of Kangaroo Valley's Friendly Inn. See why it is set to be the best weekend BBQ of the year.

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Event Line-Up

The Event Line-Up this year is literally huge. It's the biggest Festival held at The Friendly Inn to date. Here's the complete list...

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Jeremy Butterworth

Jeremy Butterworth

Kangaroo Valley local, Jeremy Butterworth will light up the sound stage this Saturday from 11.45am.....

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Dave Price

Dave Price will be opening the Music from 10am Saturday morning from the KVBBQ music stage.....

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Bong Bong All-Stars the Original Local Rock Legends

The Bong Bong All-Stars are a must see at the KVBBQ music stage will this year...

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Abbey Johnson – Local Country Music Artist

The KVBBQ music stage will this year be graced by Abbey Johnson is a 16 year old performer from the Southern Highlands of NSW. 

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Smokin Cobs – Have a Good Look at their Rig

The Smokin' Cobs BBQ, from the Central Coast will be making their maiden voyage to Kangaroo Valley in November. They may lack in experience but they have one of the best looking rigouts of the event...

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Notorious P.I.G.

Here's a team with some street cred... 

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What’s Your Beef?

What's your beef Kangartoo Valley? The message couldn't be plainer...? Could it? Find out exactly what this team is on about here... 

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Does Smoky Pastures BBQ from Adelaide have what it Takes?

Smoky Pastures BBQ, Founded in 2018 hails from South Australia. Tom and Matt are "Passionate about all things BBQ!" These two best mates are 'Overlanding' from Adelaide to Kangaroo Valley for the Famous Event...

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Rollin Smoke BBQ

Competing since 2015, Rollin' Smoke BBQ have reached the 'Elite' status for Competition BBQ in Australia. But they've yet to taste victory in Kangaroo Valley. In a neck-and-neck battle between four teams from three States, could this be their year?

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Oaks BBQ Are Your Shoalhaven Locals

Just 3 local mates from Nowra who love to have beers, bbq and a laugh....

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KVBBQ Proudly Presents The Pork Hunts BBQ Team

Another new entrant making the trek down to KVBBQ this year, all the way from Newcastle, will be the Pork Hunts BBQ. Read what they're all about here...

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Oakey Smokey BBQ

Another Sydney team to enter the KVBBQ lineup is Oakey Smokey BBQ. Will they improve on their results to round off the year?...

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Eden Brewery

Eden Brewery will be there.

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Apple Thief Cider

Apple Thief Cider will be there.

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2 Smoking Barrels Will Bring On The Meat Sweats

The 'Meat Sweats' are an unavoidable yet enjoyable malady when you come across the 2 Smoking Barrels BBQ meat wagon. It's something they are very proud to bring on with all of their customers. This November they are Barrelling down to Kangaroo Valley so you had better come prepared...

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Insane Skewers from Bar B Skew

Enjoying Street food vending in the Phillipines is a time honoured tradition that dates back well beyond the short two hundred odd years that Australia has been a nation. The Quakers Hill based 'Bar B Skew' are an authentic Charcoal BBQ Street Food outfit that fully embodies this tradition. KVBBQ are extremely proud to have retained their services for your enjoyment at this year's festival...

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Sneaky Burger are in the Line Up

With two locations, an authentic drive-thru diner and a mobile food truck, the Sneaky Burger company is primed and ready to deliver their brand of 'USA Burger-Ville' to the masses of the Kangaroo Valley Craft Beer and BBQ Festival this November...

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Blue Dog BBQ are Spreading the BBQ Love

The Blue Dog BBQ team hail from Sydney and their debut competition was the original Sydney Meatstock 2016 at Homebush. They are regulars to the KVBBQ and are heading our way again.

They pride themselves as "Backyard BBQ'ers doing their best"...

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Scotch & Smoke are Heading Back To The Valley

Inaugural Grand Champions of the 2016 Kangaroo Valley BBQ, Scotch and Smoke, are set to return to the Friendly Inn for some unfinished business. Hailing from Seaforth on Sydney's northern beaches, the trio of smokers plan to bring their own style of low-and-slow bbq back down the coast to take out the crown. And they may just do it too...

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The Sheen Shangri La Low & Slow BBQ

It's the Sheen Shangri La Low & Slow BBQ Team. Its a family thing, the name, you possibly wouldn't understand...

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