St. Louis Style Ribs AND Boneless Short Ribs: Qview, BearView, Drooling etc...

Discussion in 'Pork' started by chaze215, Aug 21, 2011.

  1. chaze215

    chaze215 Fire Starter

    Meat: St. Louis Style Ribs and Boneless Short Ribs. My 1st time smoking both of these cuts.

    Rub: Thin layer of yellow mustard and Jeff's rub + 4 additional spices applied the night before and into the fridge to rest for the night.

    Wood: Cherry

    Technique: Ribs 3-1.5-1 Short Ribs 3-2-1

    Smoker: Camp Chef Smoke Vault

    Temp: 220-240

    Sauce: St. Louis Ribs: Homemade BBQ Beef Short Ribs: Sriracha Honey Glaze


    St. Louis Ribs:This was my 1st shot at St.Louis Ribs as well as the short ribs. I decided to do 3-1.5 (foiled with brown sugar and AJ/Capt Morgan mix) -1 with the St. Louis Ribs after doing some reading on times on this forum. Popular opinion was that a traditional 3-2-1 makes them overdone and a bit mushy. The technique I used made them PERFECT! They were tender but not fall off the bone....a nice bite and a slight tug resulted in a mouthful of goodness. Awesome!

    Boneless Beef Short RIbs:The short ribs were done with 3-2 (foiled with beer and AJ/ Capt. Morgan mix) -1 and they came out very good as well. The last hour, the ribs were glazed with the Sriracha glaze. The glaze was very tasty with some sweetness and a slight burn in the back of your throat. Nice!

    And comes the QVIEW/Bearview!!

    After 3 hours of smoke:


    Ready for foil:


    Out of the foil and ready for the last hour:


    Ready for the last hour with Sriracha glaze:


    ALL DONE! A little big for the


    Another view:


    Short ribs plated up!


    Separated and ready to eat. Awesome smoke ring and juicy!






    This shot should be in a magazine:

  2. smokinal

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

    Perfect looking ribs!

    I bet this one makes the carousel!

    Great job!    [​IMG]
  3. chaze215

    chaze215 Fire Starter

    Thanks Al! I think I am now a St. Louis fan now vs. babybacks.
  4. tyotrain

    tyotrain Master of the Pit

    great looking ribs.. bet they were tasty..
  5. x3 great looking ribs[​IMG]
  6. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

  7. venture

    venture Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Super job!

    Good luck and good smoking.
  8. Very nicely done! Looks great!
  9. chaze215

    chaze215 Fire Starter

    Thanks guys! They were delicious. hunkering down for the arrival of Irene. Ugh.
  10. smokinal

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

    She should be just a whimper when she gets up to you!
  11. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member


    Those Ribs are absolutely Perfect----I never saw any better !!!!

    And those BearViews are totally over the top!!!

    Thanks for the Great show !!!!

    I agree with Al---Carousel Bound!

  12. chaze215

    chaze215 Fire Starter

    I hope you're right Al, but it certainly doesnt seem like it.  We are prepared and just hoping for the best, but expecting the worst.

    Bear: Thanks for the compliments! I enjoy taking those Bearview/closeups [​IMG]
  13. bluebombersfan

    bluebombersfan Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    WOW very nice!!
  14. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Your wife is probably like mine, and won't let you frame a couple of them & hang them in the kitchen.  [​IMG]

  15. woundedyak

    woundedyak Smoke Blower

    Nice work! Would like to hear more about this AJ & Captin mix. Also, did you 3-2-1 the shorts?
    Last edited: Aug 27, 2011
  16. chaze215

    chaze215 Fire Starter

    I have some AJ and Captain in a spray bottle. I didnt do any precise I did do 3-2-1 with the short ribs. They came out very tender.
  17. That is one helluva tasty looking rack of spares you made.  Awesome job!
  18. scooper

    scooper Smoking Fanatic

    I'm a lucky guy.  I just showed Mrs. Scooper your post and she said, "What a great idea!  We get pics of the grand kids almost every day in emails.  Yeah, frame pics of your smoked meats!"

    Chaz, both those look amazing!  I have tried the boneless shorts several times and cannot produce a good result.  I will be trying them again with your method.  thanks!
  19. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Probably not a good idea though, for those of us on a diet.  [​IMG]

  20. jak757

    jak757 Smoking Fanatic Group Lead

    Delicious -- a feast for the eyes, and the stomach!

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