The 9 Best BBQ Rubs and seasonings of 2023

The 9 Best BBQ Rubs and seasonings of 2023



If you love BBQ as much as us you‚Äôll know that selecting the right seasoning can totally change the outcome of your cook. While everyone's palettes are different and with so many choices on the market it can be difficult to select the right BBQ Rub. Therefore we‚Äôve made a list of the BEST BBQ rubs and seasonings of 2023 based on customer feedback as well as total units sold in 2022. 


We love listening to our customers and their cooking experiences so here is our unbiased list of the best bbq rubs of 2023. We know it can be tough to choose the right BBQ rub, luckily, we've got you covered. Here are the 9 best BBQ rubs and seasonings of 2023!



Whether you‚Äôre cooking brisket, steaks or beef ribs, Bovine Espresso will form an amazing bark and lock in the moisture and flavour without overpowering the meat. Containing no chilli and being a gluten-free rub, this rub is suitable for all ages, young and old. 


Kosmos Q Texas Beef Rub has the combination of onion and lemony garlic join forces with a secret blend to produce some seriously Texas-sized flavour. Specially designed to taste like home on the range (in a good way), Texas Beef Rub is our homage to grillin' how we think it should be: simple, flavorful, and tastes even better than what mama used to make. Don't mess with the Texas Beef Rub! (MSG & Gluten Free)


Lamb / Game 

Lamb Layup is the best way to get the most flavour out of your favourite cut of lamb or game meat. Whether it's in your backyard or in competition, this rub will give you an extra edge with its superior taste and versatility.


Flaming Coals Traditional Lamb Rub is a full-flavoured blend of herbs and spices making it the perfect companion for all lamb dishes. Whether it's lamb on the spit, cutlets on the BBQ or a leg in the smoker, Flaming Coals Traditional Rub is all you need. The flavour profile you will get is one that you would have tasted if you ever purchased roast lamb in a Greek restaurant. 




Swine and Dine Rub by Boomas BBQ is an amazing flavour-packed savoury pork seasoning, with a peppery kick, and loads of flavour. Blended with the best spices, this rub is not only the best rub for pork ribs but also works with pulled pork and beef.




This rub was designed for poultry perfection however it works AMAZINGLY on pork. It contains a red peppery kick that'll make you keep your cold drink close, but a sweetness of Brown sugar to keep you coming back for more. Kosmos Q received a lot of replies from grill masters thanking them for giving their food that extra edge.  Also MSG & Gluten Free.



Greek Gyros Spit Roasting Seasoning is an amazing addition to lamb and chicken. After years of catering for large groups of people, our Greek Gyros seasoning has been perfected and is available for you to try at home. This recipe is so authentic you’ll feel like you're dining at a restaurant on the beaches of the Greek islands.


Kosmos Q Honey Killer Bee Rub has a savoury sweet taste that comes from Honey powder which is great on ribs, pork butt, and chicken. So if you want to impress anybody, this rub will do it. It has also won countless awards at BBQ Competitions.

 Kosmos Q Honey Killer Bee Rub



Butchers Axe BBQ Scout - Lemon Pepper Seasoning aims for perfection and will raise your game to new heights with this savoury seasoning that hits the target every time. You will love this rub on chicken, pork, seafood, and vegetables.


Whether you enjoy the classic smoky BBQ flavour, earthy inspired lamb, the fruits of the oceans with seafood and fish or just a regular pork butt, there‚Äôs a perfect rub out there for your tastebuds. With these 9 suggestions handpicked just for you and also our extreme love of barbecuing, we urge you to take any of these rubs and make your next outdoor grilling session something special. Remember that outside of very experienced chefs, all that is needed for great tasting, juicy meats are ingredients, patience and a good smoker, rotisserie or grill. So don‚Äôt be afraid to explore those flavour combinations and unleash your inner BBQ advocate! Be bold! To get started now on cooking up an extraordinary BBQ experience, simply click through to buy any of these 9 delicious bbq rubs and seasonings. 


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by: Michael Wilkie