Our BBQ Story

It started by using Mom's
stock pot...

…to simmer peeled apples, adding molasses, honey, spices and plenty of creativity and tasting…  and then we used it at our very first BBQ competition.  One could say it would be a bold decision to use that home-made Apple Butter BBQ Sauce, but we would rather say…

"It just tastes so good!"

The awards from that day fifteen years ago keep coming to this very day and BBQ Brian Misko, the sauce-crafter and House of Q Pitmaster, has accumulated plenty!

House of Q BBQ Sauces and Spices are now available in retailers all over Canada, USA and beyond and the flavors are convincing grillers that you can…

"Grill Like a Champion!"

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Award-Winning BBQ Sauces & Spices!

One of the most awarded BBQ sauce & rub companies around!

We set out to make the world’s best tasting BBQ.  That meant not only competing against the world’s best Pitmasters but also winning!  And that we have accomplished!

House of Q has award-winning products that have been selected as some of the best BBQ sauces and spices around! Each and every one of our sauces and rubs have been used by the House of Q competition cook team to win 200+ awards over 16+ years.

More Awards in 2023!

Five Star BBQ Sauce

National
Barbecue Association
Awards of Excellence
-Tomato Mild Category-

2023 4th Place
2022 4th Place
2021 5th Place

Apple Butter BBQ Sauce

National
Barbecue Association
Awards of Excellence
-Fruit Mild
Category-

2023 2nd Place
2022 5th Place

American
Royal Association
World Series of BBQ
-Specialty Category-

2023 6th Place

BBQ on the Bow
1st Place
2007
, 2010

National BBQ Festival
2010 6th Place
2008 3rd Place
2007 10th Place

Competition Rib Rub

National
Barbecue Association
Awards of Excellence
-Pork Rub
Category-

2023 5th Place
2022 5th Place

Slow Smoke Gold BBQ Sauce

American
Royal Association
World Series of BBQ
-Mustard Category-

2012 2nd Place
2013 2nd Place
TWICE 2nd Place!!
2020 8th Place

National BBQ Association
2019 3rd Place

National BBQ Festival
2009 8th Place
2008 5th Place

We've trained at House of Q
to be the best against
world-class BBQ teams. 

That means House of Q creates, tests our flavors at BBQ competitions and then creates spices and sauces that we use in our award-winning competition kitchen.  That is the spirit behind our products!  Then, we put all of that love and energy into bottles for back yard cooks to use at home!  

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Donald O.
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5/5

Great on meats when BBQing and in my Smoker.

2 years ago
Dave Blair
Verified ownerVerified owner
5/5

Used this and is a great rub Unfortunately I have been having a hard time locating it in stores close by which used to carry it.

3 years ago
Jason Wilson
Verified ownerVerified owner
5/5

Ive only smoked a few things but the whole family is impressed so far.

3 years ago
House of Q
304 reviews
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rating 4.86 / 5

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