My first Pulled Pork with Q-view

Discussion in 'Pork' started by custom99, Oct 29, 2011.

  1. I have been wanting to make some Pulled Pork since I got addicted to smoking. I decided to make some for the Pittsburgh Steelers game on Sunday, Thanks to the help from some great members on here I have some totally incredible Pulled Pork on the counter right now. TANK, thanks for the sauce recipe. The family loves it.

    I started out with 10 pound butt and cut it in half to help with cooking time. I used a rub of brown sugar, garlic powder, salt, pepper, paprika, BBQ spice, minced onion, and chili powder. Into the smoker at 230 degrees at 3 pm with some hickory.


    After hitting 100 degrees internal I started spraying a mixture of apple juice and crown royal every half hour.


    Once I hit 165 internal I wrapped in foil and poured some of my juice/ whiskey combo in with the meat.


    9 hours later I hit 195 with smoker temps at 230-240 all day.



    I wrapped the meat in towels and let rest for one hour in the microwave. After cooling slightly I pulled it. It just fell apart in my fingers. It was so juicy and flavorful that I could have skipped the finishing sauce, but since I already made it earlier I used it. This is some of the best pulled pork I have ever had. My son is a major fan of pulled pork but could not stay awake long enough to try the finished product. This is one that I would not change even one thing the next time I make it. Now the trick is to to see if any even makes it until game time Sunday when everybody shows up.


     Sorry about the pics. I have been using the phones camera since I have been having battery problems with the digital camera.
  2. jc1947

    jc1947 Smoking Fanatic

    I help you get rid of that and I am a Saints fan. [​IMG]

  3. chef jimmyj

    chef jimmyj Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    Ask and Yee Shall Receive....Looks perfect!...JJ
  4. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Great job!

    The PP looks perfect!
  5. fpnmf

    fpnmf Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looking delicious!!

  6. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Nice Job Kevin!!

    Good luck to the Steelers, on Sunday too!!!

  7. You did a fine job there Kevin. Glad everything came out fine.

    Happy Smokin'

  8. Gooooooooooo STEELERS!! GMTA I am making PP for the game too!!!!!!! It's in the smoker now :) Dang good eating, and going to be a dang good game too!!! Your PP looks perfect!!

    Cooking Momma, WV

    (Originally from Johnstown, PA)
  9. tank

    tank Smoke Blower

    Looks good.  I am glad you like the sauce.  I think pulled pork is always better the day after so you are in for a treat.
  10. Thanks all for the nice comments. Mama, the company I work for is based out of Johnstown. They had 8 inches of snow overnight. I could never handle that amount of snow.
  11. shtrdave

    shtrdave Smoking Fanatic

    I don't know if it was quite 8" but pretty darn close. That real wet sloppy stuff, that you have to slow down in when you drive. I work in Johnstown, have about a 35 minute drive to work, today was  more like 45. It will probably be in the 60's next weekend.
  12. venture

    venture Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looks like you hit it!

    Good luck and good smoking.
  13. good job but I like a little bark on mine
  14. so ms smoker

    so ms smoker Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

      Great looking PP!  You'll just have to do another for the game!

  15. teeznuts

    teeznuts Master of the Pit

    Lookin good! Whats in the sauce you made?
  16. Yeah, lot's of snow for my friends back there LOL! I told them all, better you than me! I'll stay right here in WV thank you very much!
  17. ugaboz

    ugaboz Smoking Fanatic

    looking good
  18. This is a copy of the recipe sent to me by Tank. We really like it. I put this on right after pulling and we are also going to have some bottled sauce out for choices for everyone.

      West Carolina Vinegar Sauce:
    2 c. cider vinegar
    1/2 c plus 2 tbsp ketchup
    1/4 c firm packed brown sugar
    5 tsp salt
    4 tsp hot red pepper flakes
    1 tsp ground black pepper
    1 tsp ground white pepper
    - Combine all ingredients and whisk together. Use immediately or refrigerate overnight for more developed taste
  19. teeznuts

    teeznuts Master of the Pit

    Do you boil or heat it first or just stir and use?
  20. bigfish98

    bigfish98 Smoking Fanatic

    PP looks nice!  I especially like the whiskey spray.  Not sure if I would be able to go the whole time without sampling from the bottle!! 


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