Memorial weekend smoking plans?

Discussion in 'Pork' started by ats32, May 24, 2013.

  1. ats32

    ats32 Smoking Fanatic

    Just picked up a 16.5lb pork shoulder for Monday...looks like I'll be putting it on Sunday morning. [​IMG]

     
  2. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I think you might find 2 in that package.

    Bear
     
  3. ats32

    ats32 Smoking Fanatic

    The thought has crossed my mind but I couldn't squeeze it apart and only felt one bone. Maybe one in bone and one boneless? I'll know tomorrow.
     
  4. reinhard

    reinhard Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Bear is right. You will find two bone in butts in that pac. No problem though they will have the same cooking time when you smoke them together. Reinhard
     
  5. ats32

    ats32 Smoking Fanatic

    They will still take 16.5 x 1-1.5 hrs? Or should I figure about 8 x 1-1.5 hrs? Thanks guys.
     
    Last edited: May 24, 2013
  6. Since they are separate, use the 8lb calculation + a few hours for unexpected stalls. I've had 8 pounders take over 16 hours while others kept to the forumula. I also don't foil.
     
  7. dirtsailor2003

    dirtsailor2003 Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Don't be surprised if your two butts take longer. My last two took 20 hours to hit an IT of 205* Both were just under 9 pounds. The weather that day was pretty crummy. I ran my smoker at 265* the whole time. I don't foil, spritz, or any of that other stuff. I usually figure 2-2.5 hours per pound, especially if I am cooking for the same day meal, which I rarely do with pulled pork. It re-heats so well I don't feel one needs to do that. Plus if you're using a finishing sauce it gives the pork time to meld!

    http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/t/138141/the-tail-of-two-butts-now-with-left-over-view
     
  8. ats32

    ats32 Smoking Fanatic




     
  9. oldschoolbbq

    oldschoolbbq Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Sounds good, and hope it did you proud. Send finish Q-view , unless it's already eaten , then I don't want to see it...[​IMG]

    Good day and . . .
     
  10. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Nice Job!!!

    Looks Great!!!

    Bear
     
  11. seenred

    seenred Smoking Guru Group Lead OTBS Member

    Looks delicious! Nice going!

    Red
     
  12. jp61

    jp61 Master of the Pit ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    [​IMG]    Man..... that sandwich looks out of this world delicious!!!!

    Sam's club sure sells some great meat, don't they?
     
  13. ats32

    ats32 Smoking Fanatic

    Everything was a hit and I was the star of the show...before I sneaked out to go to a better party.
     

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