Truth Barbeque

2990 U.S. 290
Brenham, TX 77833

Phone: (979) 830-0392
Hours: Thur-Sun 11-4
Twitter: @truth_bbq

Opened 2015
Pitmaster Leonard Botello IV
Method Post oak in an indirect heat pit

TMBBQ Rating: 4.25


May 20, 2016

Last year, Leonard Botello IV decided he wanted to open a barbecue joint. The big hitch in his giddyup? He needed a smoker. He started searching for a workable, used pit, and pretty soon “a Klose pit came up on Craigslist in Cleveland,” he recalled. Ohio, that is, not Texas. According to Botello, the seller didn’t really know what she had on her hands and asked for only $4,700. (They can easily go for up to…