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My bark is soggy

post #1 of 5
Thread Starter 

I just smoked two butts last night and kept the avg temp right at 230 all night.

 

I used a light coating of mustard as my base and a homemade rub.  But when taking the butts off the grill, the barks is like soggy white bread instead of charred skin/flesh that's crunchy like I really like it.

 

What's the secret?

post #2 of 5
Eric explains a method very well in this article:
http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/a/wet-to-dry-no-foil-smoke-chamber-method-for-smoking-meats

I have adopted his methods and they work! Super juicy with an Awesome bark that isn't burnt!
post #3 of 5

Lose the mustard and turn the heat up to at least the 250°-275° range. For crunchy bark make sure to use raw sugar in the rub.

post #4 of 5
Try a spray , I use I part rum 2 parts apple juice spray every hour or so, after meat temp hits 100.
post #5 of 5
Thread Starter 

Thanks all!

 

I will try the methods mentioned here.

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