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Snow's OMG!

edberliner | | Apr 16, 2011 01:46 PM

I'm a little late to the party I know, but I finally got to Snow's. My daughter's fiance has been asking to go for the last year so I finally woke the crew up at 7, climbed into the car at 7:45 and made the drive to Lexington. First I have to say that if you lived in Austin on Saturday the 16th of April you were lucky indeed. It was a glorious day. If you were lucky enough to be in Lexington at 8:45 on the same day you were blessed! It was amazing. The place is a little jewel half way between Bryan and here. It is a typical small Texas town. Snow's itself is just like I envisioned. It was quaint is the best way to put it. We were early I guess because there really wasn't a crowd. Inside there was one couple ahead of us and 4 people eating. Outside there were about 10 people chowing down. We ordered the brisket, half lean, half wet, half a rack of ribs, and a link of jalapeno sausage. One of the ladies behind the counter told us we really needed to try the pork shoulder and proceeded to cut off a chunk for us to sample. It was excellent, but I was dying to try the brisket. We got our utensils, out beans, our pickles jalapenos and onions and made it to our table. I tried the lean first. Great, but I wouldn't be writing this if that was as far as I got. Thank God for my soon to be son-in-law, he talked us into the wet brisket. It was transendant...I really need a thesauras to look up a better way to say unbelievable because it was in a completely different league than any brisket I have eaten. Let me just say that I have been to Luling and Lockhart and Taylor and Elgin and I've eaten at all of the best BBQ joints those cities have and this brisket was so far and away better that it wasn't even a contest. Absolutely positively the best I have ever tasted. I forced myself to try the Jalapeno sausage and I was amazed at how good it was. It was in the same league as the Brisket. We weren't sure that we would be able to eat much BBQ for breakfast but we could and did! I loved every morsel. When we finished we got two links of sausage and 1/2 a chicken to go and went outside to take pictures of the pit. Everyone who worked there was as nice as nice can be, and every person who made the drive from Houston or College Station or wherever was as happy as could be. I smiled all the way back to Elgin where my S-I-L to be made us stop at Southside Market to sample the brisket...not even close...good mind you, but like comparing the Round Rock Express to the New York Yankees, different game, different league. Do yourself a giant favor before it gets too hot and go to Snow's, you'll be soooooo thankful.

Snow's Barbeque
516 Main St, Lexington, TX 78947

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