First Butt on the UDS

Discussion in 'Pork' started by teacup13, Jun 10, 2009.

  1. teacup13

    teacup13 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    a couple of firsts here... cooking a butt on the UDS and actually finding something around here that will make pulled pork...its really a picnic...hey its still

    i am going to be doing an all night cook tonight. it will go into the smoker as soon as it quits raining a bit.
    today is a test to see what my smoker can do in 52* weather with rain.
    wood for smoking will be apple,maple and oak(like
    the meat
    think i actually figured out a new setting on my
    trimmed of the skin
    mustard applied
    rubbed and ready for the smoker
    4 hours into the cook
    fast forward 8 hours
    finishing pics...anybody want a pulled pork sandwich?
  2. the dude abides

    the dude abides Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I'll take two. Nice job. Points for the first smoke in the UDS. Be sure to post some picts of it.
  3. ronp

    ronp Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Sweet looking PP.
  4. fire it up

    fire it up Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    That is some great looking pulled goodness.
    If Dude doesn't finish his second sammie then I'll take some.
  5. rivet

    rivet Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    You got a nice piece of meat to begin with, and an awesome finished product...congratulations!
  6. irishteabear

    irishteabear Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Nice job! Looks like it turned out great.
  7. bassman

    bassman Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Nicely done. Looks like some great juicy pulled pork.
  8. travcoman45

    travcoman45 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Looks like that turned out might fine! Sure do like my drum.
  9. hog warden

    hog warden Smoking Fanatic

    Looks great!

    Not that it matters, as what you had was a superior piece of meat, but that looks to me more like the butt portion of an uncured ham. Rear leg vs. front shoulder. No harm, just a better piece of meat to start with.

    I've done several butts on the UDS now and I've come to the conclusion it's one of the most simple, effective pieces of equipment I own.

    Again, great job!
  10. teacup13

    teacup13 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    around here it is easier to find a "picnic" cut... if i can find a real boston butt, it is usually so small and trimmed that it is not worth it to me...

    it turned out very well, still needs some tweaking but overall everybody loved to find a couple of recipes using pulled
  11. waysideranch

    waysideranch Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Looks great............
  12. div

    div Smoking Fanatic

    looks like a worth wild cook num numzzz

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