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Flamin’ Hot News: CahabaQue BBQ Cook-Off Raises Over $31,000 for Local Breast Cancer Research

Cahaba Brewing Company and the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama (BCRFA) have announced the winners of the Fall CahabaQue BBQ Cook-Off, which was held on Saturday, April 13th. The event was a huge success, attracting over 1,500 guests and 18 cook teams, and raising $31,337 for breast cancer research in Alabama. Judges had the challenging task of selecting the winners for Best CahaBUTT and Best Sauce, making it a fun and flavorful competition.

Cahaba Brewing Co. COO Eric Meyer and BCRFA CEO Beth Davis

“We are ecstatic to have raised $31,337,” said Eric Meyer, COO and co-owner of Cahaba Brewing Co. “We hold this event near and dear to our hearts because we know just how important it is to support those affected by breast cancer. Every dollar raised will go towards supporting projects that make a tangible difference in the lives of those who need it most. We are proud to be part of a community that comes together to support such a crucial cause.”

The Spring 2024 CahabaQue winners were:

Best CahaBUTT:

  • First place: Uproot Brewing
  • Runner-up: Pitter Patter BBQ
  • Third place: Pork Around & Find Out

Best Sauce

  • First place: Uproot Brewing
  • Runner-up: Stone Building Company
  • Third place: A Pitmaster Looks at 40

People’s Choice Butt: Chief Grill Daddy & the Hose Draggers

People’s Choice Side: A Pitmaster Looks at 40

Most Creative Team Name: Smoke Your Butt Whole

“We are incredibly grateful for our long-standing partnership with Cahaba Brewing Company, who have generously supported us in our fight against breast cancer,” said Beth Davis, BCRFA President & CEO. “Every dollar raised at CahabaQue brings us closer to a future where this disease is no longer a threat. With the help of our sponsors, guests, cook teams, and volunteers, we are taking meaningful steps towards improving breast cancer diagnostics, treatments, and prevention methods, and ultimately eradicating this disease.”

Since 2013, CahabaQue has raised over $288,000 for the BCRFA. Breast cancer affects an estimated 1 in 8 women and 1 in 833 men at some point in their lifetime. 4,500 Alabama women will be diagnosed this year alone.

The next CahabaQue will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2024, at Cahaba Brewing Co. For more information on this and other BCRFA events, visit

About the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama
Founded in 1996, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama (BCRFA) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to find a cure for breast cancer by funding promising breast cancer research in Alabama and raising community awareness and funding for that research. BCRFA funds promote a comprehensive approach to battling breast cancer by promoting collaborative and innovative research to help diagnose, treat, prevent, and eradicate the disease. Thanks to generous community support, BCRFA’s lifetime investment in life-saving research totals over $15 million. All funding stays in Alabama, but the impact is worldwide. Learn more about our mission and breakthroughs at

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