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Ribs take Two

post #1 of 18
Thread Starter 

Well my first shot at ribs sucked pretty bad, going with a much better looking cut of meat this time.  Using Maple lump charcoal with apple wood chunks, 2-2-1 method, and plenty of cold beer.  Here is a shot when they came out of the fridge from sitting all night with Jeff's rub and another shot just before going in after some apple juice spritzing. 




post #2 of 18

looks good so far, waiting to see the finished Q

post #3 of 18

Looks like a good start good luck with the smoke

post #4 of 18
Thread Starter 

Just wrapped them in foil with some more apple juice spritz, a little butter, and a touch of brown sugar. Gonna make up some of jeffs sauce now and get that ready for the final hour!

post #5 of 18

Sounds great!  Waiting to hear how they taste and the final qview.  

post #6 of 18

Definitely looks like you're off to a good start. Nice work on those racks!

post #7 of 18
Thread Starter 

Out of the foil and back into the smoke!



post #8 of 18

They look great so far -- I think that you'll be happy with these!

post #9 of 18
Thread Starter 

Well, they are done and I gotta say they look a ton better than last weekend's attempt (those were spare ribs) I have them wrapped in foil, towels, and in the cooler until I get the rest of dinner together. All in all, a nice day of smokin' and drinkin'



post #10 of 18
Thread Starter 

First time trying Jeff's rub and sauce together...can not wait to taste!!!

post #11 of 18

Yummmmm !  Wish I some of that right now. Looks tasty. Enjoy !

post #12 of 18

You have nothing but jealousy from me!!

post #13 of 18
Originally Posted by dauntless View Post

All in all, a nice day of smokin' and drinkin'



I gotta agree...smokin & drinkin always makes for a nice day!  


Those ribs are looking great!

post #14 of 18
Thread Starter 

I hope they taste as good as they look! The salad is made, the corn is on the grill, almost time to unwrap the ribs!!

post #15 of 18

Smokin' and drinkin', that is what it is all about!!! 

post #16 of 18
Thread Starter 

They came out really good, I think I could have had them in a touch longer. I did not get alot of "pull back" exposing the bones but they were very moist and the rub/sauce combo was a hit!

post #17 of 18

What temps did you smoke at? Maybe a little more time in the foil?

post #18 of 18
Thread Starter 

temps maintened very steady around 230-240. I only had them in the foil for about 1.5hrs, then pulled them and had them in the smoke for another 1.5 hours. 5 hours total.  Next time I will leave them in the foil for 2

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