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First time Chuckie. I'm hooked!!! w/Qview

post #1 of 19
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Well I finally got around to trying a chuckie and I am pissed I haven't made one earlier. They are AWESOME. I made my first two the same way as I did my brisket. I injected the night before with a mix of beef broth, rub, worchester and V8. This morning I rubbed it with a mix I picked up at Cabelas which is Cookshack Brisket Rub. I really like this stuff. I fired up my UDS and smoked at 225-250 until the Chuckies reached 170 then I foiled them until they hit 200+. I then put them in the cooler until my wife and inlaws came home. I started a thread about pulling vs. slicing and was going to one of each but mine didn't look like they wanted to be pulled which made me very happy as I wanted to slice them. I sliced them up with my electric knive and put all the juices from the foil over them and we devoured them. Ok enough on the details here is the qview.

7lb chuckies out of the freezer ready to be smoked.

Pulled out ready to be injected.

All rested for the night and rubbed up waiting to go on the smoker.

ON the smoker for a little while.

Going into the cooler. You can see how much juice was leaking out of my foil.

All rested and ready to be cut into.


Ready to go back into the foil until company gets home.

Close up of the meat.

Thanks for looking at my Qview. I will definately be making these more often. I like to call them pour mans brisket. haha
post #2 of 19
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I forgot to mention that the inlaws absolutley LOVED the sliced chuckie. My father in law was raving about how good the chuckie sandwiches were.
post #3 of 19
Looks good, i have never done a chuck yet, but i will give em a try for sure.
post #4 of 19
WOW!! looks great , nice smoke ring too. I need to add that to my long list of what I need to smoke
post #5 of 19
Looks good...I'll have to give 'em a try!PDT_Armataz_01_37.gif
post #6 of 19
Excellent job RB icon_smile.gif Have never smoked a chuckie but I think you may have inspired me! Looks great!!
post #7 of 19
Great looking smoke ring! That's some fine looking beef there.PDT_Armataz_01_37.gifI like the V8 idea in the injection, gonna have to try that one.
post #8 of 19
Nice job! Great thing about chuckies is they really abosorb the smoke well.
post #9 of 19
They look great PDT_Armataz_01_37.gif wish I could find ones that big around here
post #10 of 19
First one???
Doesn't look like it.
Nice job!

post #11 of 19
Thread Starter 
I'm no brisket expert since I never really liked brisket (until I finally found a BBQ joint that made a decent brisket and then when I made my own I fell in love with it) before so to my untrained brisket mouth I would have a hard time telling the difference between the brisket and the chuckies I did. Both are awesome!
post #12 of 19
nice ring on that sliced chuckie. PDT_Armataz_01_37.gif
post #13 of 19
Poor mans brisket LOL

Great looking Chuckie! Around here the price of chuckies is typically higher than the Briskets. icon_rolleyes.gif
post #14 of 19
Great job on the chuckie brother, your hooked now! Looks like it turned out awesome!points.gif
post #15 of 19
Nice QView & it looks amazing... have not done a Chuckie yet, but im wanting to now!PDT_Armataz_01_37.gifpoints.gif
post #16 of 19
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Yea you are probably right on that one.
post #17 of 19
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Thanks and I actually got in a hurry and forgot to put any wood chunks in my UDS. I probably had three small pieces left over from my previous smoke in the basket. Gotta love that lump wood. I picked up several 40lb bags at Sams club of the frontier brand I am very happy with it so far. I may need to stock up on more before they are out.
post #18 of 19
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Left over Chuckie Sandwiches are just as good as the day of!!!!!
post #19 of 19

Of course your hooked

Now that is some nice lookin eats, great job, nice smoke ring, and now your hooked like a fish on the bait, points.gif
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