12 year old nephew's first solo on pork butt

Discussion in 'Pork' started by oldsalty, Jun 10, 2014.

  1. Hey gang just wanted to post my nephew's first pork butt with his rub mix and method. He's been smoking foods for a little less than a year and absolutely love's it. He's been asking to give it a try on his own so here goes. Started with 7.5 lb butt from our butcher a real beauty. He rubbed it with mustard and his own pork rub then into the fridge overnight. 9:30 am a little more rub and on the smoker for 5 hrs to an internal temp of 165 deg then wrapped in 3 layers of foil with Apple juice, brown sugar, honey, and squeeze butter,little more rub then back on smoker for 2.5 hours to an internal temp of 192 degrees wrapped in towels and placed it cooler for another 2.5 hours to rest. Came out fantastic I'm one proud uncle very juicy and tender he was so excited wants to join community so I'm posting for him now will register him this weekend. Will be doing a 14.5 lb brisket while camping. My brother says he talks BBQ 24/7 making him crazy lol. So please take a look and let him know what you think thanks gang.:yahoo:
    Sorry order mixed up and was so excited forgot to take prep pic only thing he couldn't do was pull it to hot for young hands lol.:grilling_smilie:
     
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  2. geerock

    geerock Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Thats as good looking a pork butt as I've seen. I'm sure it tasted as good as it looks. Very nice job there grasshopper.
     
  3. waterinholebrew

    waterinholebrew Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    That's one heck of a first smoke..... Butt looks awesome & a happy jr. Pitmaster in the making ! Great job ! :2thumbs:
     
  4. I think it looks like a great first solo cook. The only fault I can see with it, is that none of it made it to my plate.
     
  5. c farmer

    c farmer Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    If only my first cook looked like that.   

    Great job.
     
  6. heubrewer

    heubrewer Meat Mopper

    What a great introduction,plus a nice gift that will last all his life and great memories on top of it.

    My uncle is no longer with us, but I have memories that will last a lifetime.

    Congratulations to you both!
     
  7. dandl93

    dandl93 Smoking Fanatic

    Great job. Glad to see a young man step up and take the reins.Will be watching for more from him.

    Dan 
     
  8. Very very nice young man!!!  [​IMG]   You seriously need to invite me next time!!   [​IMG]

    If you want to talk BBQ you know where to find us.

    Scott
     
  9. worktogthr

    worktogthr Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    That's great to start a lifelong hobby at such a young age. He'll be winning competitions before you know it.
     
  10. I would like to thank everyone for their words of wisdom and encouragement my nephew was very touched. He's looking forward to joining the community and will be talking to everyone soon thanks again for all your nice words and he'll be talking with you all soon trying to come up with a good handle.:grilling_smilie:
     
  11. c farmer

    c farmer Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Let us know what ya come up with.

    Is that a brisket?
     
  12. Yes it is 16 lbs of beefy love he's done 7/8 flats and wanted to try a packers so she goes on smoker 4am will post q view in beef forum see y'all in the morning:yahoo:
     
  13. waterinholebrew

    waterinholebrew Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Good luck on that brisket young man & I'll be lookin for some Q view ! :kewl:
     
    Last edited: Jun 12, 2014
  14. tonybel

    tonybel Smoking Fanatic

    Nice job...
     
  15. noboundaries

    noboundaries Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Great looking butt!  Cool haircut!  Definitely looking forward to pics of that packer!
     

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