Kerlin BBQ

1700 E Ceasar Chavez
Austin, TX 78702

Phone: (512) 412-5588
Hours: W-Sun 9-2 for smoked meat kolaches, Fri 11-2 for BBQ
Website: www.kerlinbbq.com
Twitter: @KerlinBBQ
Facebook: www.facebook.com/KerlinBBQ

Opened 2013
Pitmaster Bill Kerlin
Method post oak in an indirect heat pit

TMBBQ Rating: 4

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Had the three meat combo brisket bolo and sausage all were good not very big portions for 16.89 but was generally pleased with everything
doug_wallace @ Texas Pit BBQ, 2015-09-04 01:20:56
Good brisket, sausage was ok
David Monasmith @ Inman's Ranch House Bar-B-Que, 2015-09-03 23:48:02
Glad they finally got the "TM" besid their name! Very well deserved . Brisket is outstanding!
kyle craven @ The Slow Bone Barbeque, 2015-09-03 17:18:19
Glad they finally got the "TM" besid their name! Very well deserved . Brisket is outstanding!
kyle craven @ The Slow Bone Barbeque, 2015-09-03 17:18:18
I do enjoy this place. Too late for rib.
Ted hindes @ Opie’s Barbecue, 2015-09-02 18:59:07
Brisket, & Sausage Plate not to bad. Got in and out in a reasonable time.
Larry Simpson @ Donn’s BBQ, 2015-09-02 17:21:56
Beef ribs are way to go! Sliced brisket was great... Maybe a little over seasoned for my liking. BBQ sauce is no good. Stay away from chopped beef
kyle craven @ Cooper’s Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que, 2015-09-02 16:36:20
Sausage was excellent. Crisp casing then bursting with greasy flavor! Brisket was tender with a nice bark (a lot of salt and pepper in bark). Didn't try sides, but que alone is worth the stop.
beer_bbq_beer @ Kreuz Market (Bryan), 2015-09-02 01:34:04
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July 1, 2014

Kerlin BBQ isn’t yet a year old, making it one of the youngest barbecue joints in Austin to be mentioned with the big names. Owner and pitmaster Bill Kerlin is also pretty new to the craft of smoking meat. “I never cooked a brisket until I moved to Texas.” That was three years ago when he and his wife Amelis left Arizona for Austin. They were looking for a change of pace from Arizona and…