So a few weeks back I got a chargriller Akorn with the cart for just $80 brand new and already assembled. Home Depot clearance of 75% off. Yesterday I seasoned her up and learned some of the temp control. Also grilled some sausages for dinner:
So today I started a fire for low and slow cooking...
Once the maverick was reading around 175 I put he deflecting stone and a drip pan in place:
Rubbed a small hunk of butt, maybe 4-5 pounds with Big Bald BBQ rub from Jeff's book.
Got the Akorn settled in at 268 and I threw the butt on:
Some nice blue smoke and the sweet smell of hickory:
Usually cook butts around 300 but I'm not eating this for dinner so there's no rush. Going to let it do its thing at 270. If I get impatient and feel like learning the vents a little, I might tinker and raise the temp up. I'll be back!
Edited by worktogthr - 3/5/16 at 10:02am