Corkscrew BBQ

26608 Keith St.
Spring, TX 77373

Phone: 832-592-1184
Hours: Tue-€“Sat 11-€“till meat runs out
Twitter: @CorkscrewBBQ

Opened 2011
Pitmaster Will Buckman
Method Red oak; indirect-heat pit
Pro Tip The green-chile ranch dressing is homemade. Get some, even to dip your pinky in.

TMBBQ Rating: 4.25

Texas Monthly BBQ Top 50


May 16, 2013

Set among a relentless suburban grid of drab brown-and-gray strip malls north of Houston, Corkscrew BBQ’s riotous pink-and-black mini-campus of trailers and smoke shacks stands out like a Longhorn in College Station. This is appropriate, however, considering that Corkscrew represents a new generation of barbecue in Houston. Pitmaster Will Buckman smokes his brisket with a clear Central Texas influence—for up to twelve hours using only red oak, resulting in heavy smoke penetration and crusty, char-y salt-and-pepper…