Alaska's Finest Barbecue Products


Lead Dog BBQ Products Receive National Recognition

March 2011 - The National BBQ Association (NBBQA) has awarded Lead Dog Trail Dust All Purpose Rub a Silver Medal in the All Purpose Rub category of their Awards of Excellence. The NBBQA Awards of Excellence recognize the very best of BBQ Products from throughout the BBQ Industry on an annual basis. This year nearly 300 entries from around the country,   including Lead Dog BBQ Products were judged in 22 categories. Lead Dog Sweet BBQ Sauce placed 9th and Lead Dog Savory BBQ Sauce placed 24th in the BBQ Sauce - Tomato Mild categroy. 

Our award winning Lead Dog Sauces and Rub are available for purchase online. Lead Dog BBQ Products are also available statewide at the following retail locations:

Cold Country Hearth and Patio, Fairbanks
The Great Alaskan Bowl Company, Fairbanks
Home Grown Market, Fairbanks
Alaska Feed Company, Fairbanks
The Knotty Shop, Salcha
Once in a Blue Moose, Anchorage
The Ulu Factory, Anchorage
Sleeping Lady Gifts, Anchorage
Alaska Max, Anchorage
Grizzly's Gifts, Anchorage
Captain Jack's Seafood Locker, Seward
Allen Marine Tours, Sitka
Simple Pleasures, Sitka
2 Sisters Alaska Seafood, Kenai
Sam McGee's, Ketchikan

Also look for us at trade shows and the Tanana Valley Farmers Market!!


Smoking Chips available

We have Applewood, Mesquite, Alder and Hickory Smoking Chips.


Custom Wood Chip Blends

We are now custom blending wood chips for smoking, grilling, and BBQ perfection!

Joe’s All Purpose Catering and Competition Blend

This great blend of traditional smoke flavors was developed by Joe, the Pitmaster of Z’s Smokeshack BBQ Catering and Competition BBQ Cooking Team.  This blend of Red Oak, Apple, and Hickory wood chips works great with Pork, Beef, and Poultry for traditional style BBQ or anytime a robust smoke flavor is desired.

Prime Poultry Blend

This prime blend of Pecan, Apple and Cherry wood chips will add a mellow, slightly sweet, smoky flavor to Chicken and Turkey as well as providing great color.  This blend will work well with any food that is complemented by a mild smoke flavor or anytime a mild smoke flavor is desired.

Premium Pork Blend

This premium blend of Red Oak, Peach, and Hickory wood chips will turn any pork roast or ribs into succulent BBQ!  This blend provides a robust yet mellow and slightly sweet smoke flavor to any foods cooked over it.  Use anytime a full bodied smoke flavor is desired

Hearty Beef Blend

This hearty blend of Red Oak, Hickory, and Mesquite wood chips will provide a robust smoke flavor that beef deserves!  Use this great blend to provide a hearty, robust smoke flavor for all your meats.  Works well with game meats, too!

Superior Seafood Blend

This superior blend of Apple and traditional northwest Alder wood chips brings a subtle, slightly sweet smoke to all of your seafood dishes.  This blend will add a smoky flavor to seafood without being overbearing.  Use anytime a subtle smoke flavor is desired.

Southwest (with a little Cali) Blend

This blend of Mesquite, Red Oak, and Almond wood chips was inspired by the robust mesquite flavors of the southwest and the mellow Red Oak and Almond flavors of California.  Use this blend to provide a signature southwest (with a little Cali) flavor to all of you smoked foods!

Smoky Stone Fruit Blend

This sweet stone fruit blend of Peach, Apricot and Plum wood chips produces a slightly sweet, slightly woodsy smoke that will work great with pork, poultry, and beef.  You could even give it a try with veggies or seafood as well!



Cooking Woods in stock

We have Hickory, Mesquite, Pecan, Red Oak, Almond, Apple, Peach, Cherry, Apricot, and Alder cooking woods in stock. In the spring we typically have limited quantities of Alaskan Grown Apple and Pear from a local orchard. Pick up a new wood to add a little something extra to your BBQ!!


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