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Pork Butt Smoke (Q View)

post #1 of 12
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I'm in the middle of smoking a butt today.  Went to Costco the other day and bought their two pack boneless butt.  The package is a little over 15 pounds.


3 Dec 2011 First Butt In Pkg.jpg


Here's the package before I opens it last night.  One butt is almost 8 pounds, the other a little over 7.  I decided to smoke the larger one first, here's a photo.


3 Dec 2011 First Butt Ready 2 Rub.jpg


8 gleaming pounds of Porkaliciousness!  Not a real word but it should be.


3 Dec 2011 First Butt Rubbed.jpg


All rubbed up and ready for a plastic wrapped nap.  This was about 8:00pm last night.


3 Dec 2011 First Butt Going In.jpg


This was at 5:45 this morning, ready to go into the smoker.


3 Dec 2011 First Butt In Smoker.jpg


Just getting the butt into the GOSM.  The wood box isn't in but it had hickory and apple wood inside.  Today the weather here in California wasn't the best for smoking - still strong winds around the area.  Got the GOSM up to 240 and it stayed there all morning, it's a rock star in my book.


3 Dec 2011 First Butt.jpg


Here's the butt after 7 hours sitting right at 165 degress.  I sprayed with apple juice and Captain Morgan for the last 4 hours.

The smell is fantastic.  This forum NEEDS Smell-O-Vision!


Getting ready for an aluminum wrap.  


As of this writing the butt has hit 205 and just got wrapped in towels.  I'll post more in a few hours.



post #2 of 12

Looking good Curt,

we'll be waiting on those pics biggrin.gif

post #3 of 12
Thread Starter 

Okay, here's the final photo of this smoke.  I pulled the butt with two forks, it fell apart.  After looking at the results and smelling it, we decided on a PP with a side of PP for dinner, nothing but pork. yahoo.gif The pork was great, much better than the photo.  Here it is.  Curt.


3 DEC 2011 First Butt Shredded.jpg

post #4 of 12

Looks great Curt, awesome bark too  drool.gif

post #5 of 12

looks great, man!

post #6 of 12

Nice job Curt! It looks delicious!

post #7 of 12

Inspiring!  I pulled a butt out of the freezer for the thaw and will be doing one of my own tomorrow after seeing this post. Nice job!!!!




post #8 of 12

Makes me want to spray myself with Captain Morgan!  Nice.

post #9 of 12

LOOKS GREAT !!!!!! icon14.gif

post #10 of 12
Thread Starter 

Thanks for all of the positive feedback.  I realized the photos aren't too good so next time I'll use a better camera.  I'm having a little of the PP for lunch right now - still tasty!



post #11 of 12

Thanks for sharing some Qview Curt bravo.png

post #12 of 12

That looks real good Curt...

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