Have you ever found yourself asking, “What makes good barbecue and where can I find it?” Those can be tough questions to answer, as each region, and just about every state, in the United States has its own take on flavorful, smoky meat, spiced rubs and house-made sauces. Luckily, Nicole Taylor of Thrillist did some of the research for you and narrowed the best barbecue joints list down to the top 33. In the lineup are four smokin’ Certified Angus Beef ®  brand partners:

Read Nicole’s complete list here.