8lb. butt for game day

Discussion in 'Pork' started by bsncrew, Sep 6, 2008.

  1. Rubbed n ready for tomorrow. Game on!!! [​IMG]
  2. bassman

    bassman Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Look good. Don't forget the finished Qview.
  3. smokin365

    smokin365 Smoking Fanatic

    Good lookin hunk o pork
  4. Yep, she's a beaut! Good luck on your smoke.
  5. Mornin y'all, got everything on the smoker with clear skies and a slight breeze [​IMG] . Two 2lb fatties filled with biscuits, eggs n cheese. Should be ready bout the time the rest of the house gets up. The butt should be done round 3 this afternoon. If yer smokin' today, I hope its a good'n [​IMG].
  6. 8 hrs to do a 8lb butt?...good luck with that...you better hope for Over time!
  7. Naw. It turns out my 8lb butt only weighed in a little over 5. That's whole nuther argument that I won't get into.
  8. pinkmeat

    pinkmeat Smoking Fanatic

    What game are you watching on today?
  9. Pitt/Houston then Dallas/Cleveland. The only two day games televised in my area[​IMG] , and of course the night game.
  10. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looks good so far...
  11. Last pic before the foil. Didn't think I'd ever get over that temp plateau.
  12. flash

    flash Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I usually average 7 1/2 + as of late with 8 lb butts. Once you get your 165º foil and raise temp from 250 to 280º. Got one friend that goes to 300º. They come out just fine. [​IMG]
  13. capt dan

    capt dan Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Don't tell me you didn't snap a fatty-view before ya ate it now did ya?

    Butts lookin good, don't forget to rest that butt for an hr or 2 to take it over the top on flavor and texture.
  14. bb53chevpro

    bb53chevpro Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Looking great.
  15. The fattie pics got posted in the Fattie forum. Wouldn't dare take a bite with out postin pics. The butt came out fantastic. Let it set in the cooler for just over an hour. Bone pulled out with no force n it shredded perfectly [​IMG] .

    Complete with the finishing sauce.
  16. capt dan

    capt dan Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    very nice, butt and fatty. Points for sure![​IMG]
  17. ezmoney

    ezmoney Meat Mopper

    Very well done!![​IMG]
  18. flash

    flash Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Butts are pretty forgiving. Nice bark [​IMG]
  19. Thanks for the complements.

    Dan - thank you for the points.

    I 'member when I useta think it was kinda silly that people would post pix of their food when I was just lurkin round. But I can see now how this can be an obsession.

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