Injected butter, ginger & garlic juice; rubbed with EVOO, sage & injection solution then let it come to room temp. Brought Smoke Hollow electric to 220deg for 45 minutes, checked with known good thermometer; added water, hickory, & bird. Replenished water & chips @ 3 hours, thigh temp was 140. After 2 1/2 more hours checked internal thigh & breast - 170 so I pulled it, rechecked temp with 2 other thermometers and wrapped in foil.
Is 5 1/2 hour cook because it was a fresh bird? Should have been at least 8-12 from what I have read on here.
I have tried chicken, loin & butt since I got the Friday - this is the only thing tat got finished fast.