I just did this with a few modifcations, but I tell you what. These were great!
So there was a "manager's special" at Shop n' Save on spare ribs so I picked up a good looking rack.
Put a smoked apple rub that I bought in KC, Mo on it the night before. Got my smoker going at 220-240F the entire time.
I did 2 hours on the smoker, 2 hours in foil with apple juice, and about 15 min on the grill until I hit 190F. I mopped with Sweet Baby Ray's.
TENDER. The bones pulled right out, so it was a bit to tender. But the smoke ring was all there. When I put the ribs on the grill I began on the lower deck. The fat/sugar flamed up while I was cooking some green beans. So that is why I had it on there for so little of time. Next time,I am going to use my top rack and leave it in there for 30-45 min and let it firm back up a bit.
Al, your the man...I have tried and failed to make some tender ribs with a non-dry/tough top, until I read your post. THANK YOU!
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