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boston butt mop help?

post #1 of 11
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hi everyone, just picked up a really nice 6 lb boston butt. some of the mop receipes i have been reading seem to be a little over powering for the dry rub i will be using. be a chef a know of a bunch of different ingredients i could use.i always go by the bbq experts on the forum. this will be for my big 30 b0day tomarrow so some advice would b great!

thanks,tim
post #2 of 11
You can use something simple as just apple juice... or mix in some cider vinegar... I have recently been using a mixture of Pomegranate Juice, Red Wine, & Cranberry Juice... I seem to like that right now... I recently started moping so i have been experimenting on them...

Think of a taste you like and mess around with that...
post #3 of 11
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thanks steve!! south jersey too..wow. were you located?
post #4 of 11
LOL Right!!! Love seeing locals on here! I am in Camden County & Yourself?
post #5 of 11
Hi Tim....The mop and the dry seasonings need to compliment each other.
I usually stay very basic, and consider the meat I am mopping...
An amount of Water...
1/2 as much vinegar...
Some fat...not much needed on a butt. Corn/olive/peanut oil ~~ bacon fat/butter
A few shots of Worcestershire..
Some salt & pepper
2-4 Tbls of your dry seasonings.

HTH.......
post #6 of 11
I'll go simple try 3 parts Apple Juice to 1 part Captain Morgan's Spiced Rum. Oh and save some of the rum for the cook biggrin.gif
post #7 of 11
Thread Starter 
gloucester...very close
post #8 of 11
Thread Starter 
thanks guys
post #9 of 11
Now I have always used apple juice and cider vinegar. Maybe a little more juice then vinegar and spritz it about every hour or so.
post #10 of 11
Yes, very close... Small world!
post #11 of 11
1 cup pineapple juice
1/2 cup knob creek (or your favorite bourbon)
1/4 cup worshecheshere sauce
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