Been Gone awhile but back with Tri-tip Q-View

Discussion in 'Beef' started by jaye220, Sep 7, 2009.

  1. jaye220

    jaye220 Meat Mopper SMF Premier Member

    Haven't been able to post for a while but I did my 1st tri-tip smoke last week and wanted to share. I was very happy with the results. I smoked them in the Big Block for about 3 hours at 240-250 with hickory and apple chunks. I marinated it before in some Stubb's Beef Marinade (I was lazy) and then spinkled with kosher salt. I took them both to 145, let them sit for an hour and had a great dinner. They were perfectly tender and had a great smoky flavor. Anyway, here's what you all came here for:

    Here they are, sitting in the marinade:



    Just into the Big Block:



    After the flip:



    Just out and waiting for it's buddy to hit 145 before resting:



    So nice and tender and juicy:



    Another sliced pic...very good stuff:
     
  2. Wow... Looks like some great chow. Nice and juicy. Very well done.
     
  3. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    WOW now thats some mighty fine tip there Jaye. They look so juicy and a fine to boot. Now why did you flip them I never have and I'm just curious why??how did you like that marinade?? Great job.
     
  4. jaye220

    jaye220 Meat Mopper SMF Premier Member

    thanks, man...appreciate the compliments. I searched the site a bunch and the most comprehensive post I found suggested flipping. I never have flipped anything else I've cooked but I decided to try it this time. The Stubbs beef marinade was actually pretty good...no need for anything but that and some kosher salt.
     

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