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  1. BlazingRebel

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    That would be fucking awesome to host the Rugby World Cup.
     
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  2. Gaknight

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    The Brewery next to the Hoover Met is pretty nice
     
  3. DaveGrohl

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    The dog survived and is recovering but what the fuck. This is infuriating.

     
  4. milquetoast

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    All right so I've eaten at Saw's, Dreamland and Rodney Scott's.

    What BBQ place do I need to hit next?
     
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  5. Stone Cold Steve Austin

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    Milo’s
     
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  7. One Two

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    Moe’s is good. It’s a chain but started in Alabama. I’ll second the Miss Myra’s especially if you haven’t tried smoked chicken with white sauce
     
  8. Snakes

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    Martin's has the best brisket in town
     
  9. PrinceWimbley

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    Miss Myra’s for the smoked chicken. Also a side of ribs and some banana pudding.
     
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  10. cheddarisbetter

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    Confirmed, ask them to leave some of the fat cap on so they don't trim it off like I think they usually do
     
  11. wes tegg

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    Rusty’s in Leeds is good.
     
  12. Tommy Callahan

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    Moes really started in Vail, just all are from Alabama
     
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  13. glimmer

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    moes is the lowest quality bbq of anywhere i can think of. the bar experience keeps the bad bbq in business.
     
  14. Owsley

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    All depends on the proprietor. Wings, catfish, and sides have always been good in my experiences, though.
     
  15. Arrec Bardwin

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    When your best item is your wings, you probably aren’t a great bbq spot.

    Thise smoked wings are amazing though. Used to do 25 cent wing nights in college
     
  16. ElectricDreamMachine

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    bartenders at moe's have said some rather fucked up things to my friends over the years so i try to avoid the place

    wings are good tho
     
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  17. Owsley

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    Wings are the best thing at Fox Bros. Pulled pork and brisket tend to underwhelm at the majority of bbq restaurants imo.
     
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  18. Barves2125

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    For the sake of mentioning the third tier of local BBQ restaurants --

    Full Moon's best items are the half dipped cookies.

    Jim N Nick's has always been fine to me but two different people I know have gotten food poisoning from one location in the past 12 months.

    Golden Rule usually has decent barbeque but a pretty solid burger.

    Dmitri's in Homewood has a great breakfast, some good pies, and run-of-the-mill barbeque.

    Creekside BBQ in Pelham has great burgers but I've yet to try the barbeque.
     
  19. Arrec Bardwin

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    Best thing at Dmitris is the chicken sandwich
     
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  20. PrinceWimbley

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    I like those Greek chicken cutlets.
     
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  21. Arrec Bardwin

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    Sandwich is same thing I think
     
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  22. PrinceWimbley

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    Not Bham area, but have any of y’all ever had bbq at Smoke-N-Hot in Anniston? It’s really really good.
     
  23. DaveGrohl

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    I’ll add the smoked turkey to that.
     
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  24. shivious

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    yes. from my anecdotal experience, its consistently the best joint in the entire state.
     
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  25. One Two

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    I like Demetris wings
     
  26. glimmer

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    i know we have some trussvillains in here, the bbq stop in clay right off deerfoot is p good if u want to skip the chains
     
  27. Owsley

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    I had Martin’s last time I was in town and it was pretty good.
     
  28. ElectricDreamMachine

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    porky's pride been mentioned yet? also an excellent spot
     
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  29. ramszoolander

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    Quick question: if you were taking out-of-towners to a low-key bar in town tonight, what would you choose? A friend has never visited, but is only available tonight after 8 or so. Staying toward Irondale, I live in Crestwood, don't mind driving

    to avoid Otey's, sry not sry
     
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  30. Snakes

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    Mom's Basement seems like the play assuming they are still in business
     
  31. ElectricDreamMachine

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    mom's is thriving my guy (thanks to my three visits a week for happy hour)
     
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  32. TheFreak55

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  33. One Two

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    The Garage
     
  34. glimmer

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    it’s free pinball wednesday. mom’s is definitely the play
     
  35. ElectricDreamMachine

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    closed on wednesdays
     
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  36. One Two

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    That seems random. Had no idea

    Mom’s it is
     
  37. ElectricDreamMachine

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    when they opened back up after initial pandemic closing they were just thursday-sunday and have kept that for some reason
     
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  38. ramszoolander

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    Joke's on me he gave up drinking so we just hung out on my porch
     
  39. Gaknight

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    Did you call him a quitter?
     
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  40. ramszoolander

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    Ngl it was a bit of downer after a long work day...so I had a beer anyway (he gave up for health reasons, not alcoholism).
     
  41. TheFreak55

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    tried Martin's last night and
    [​IMG]
     
  42. wes tegg

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    What did you have? It’s not great by any means, but “turrible” seems like a stretch.
     
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  43. TheFreak55

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    I had the brisket tacos, the brisket's flavor was a sour and finished my wife's ribs which tasted only of smoke.
     
  44. wes tegg

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    You couldn’t make up a more Shelby Couny order than brisket tacos.
     
  45. glimmer

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    in my cunty bbq opinion, even having brisket tacos on the menu excludes you from being in the top tier of alabama bbq
     
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  46. Deuce

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    Birmingham BBQ Hot Take: Myra’s is trash
     
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  47. TheFreak55

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    now we got a party
     
  48. Arrec Bardwin

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    I don’t agree with this, but also I would say it’s easily replicable at your house and nothing that special.
     
  49. Deuce

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    Chicken is generally dry. Sides are straight from a Sysco Can with butter added.