Bone in pork butt roast....need help

Discussion in 'Pork' started by rico13gt, May 25, 2013.

  1. rico13gt

    rico13gt Fire Starter

    Does anyone know how this differs from a regular pork butt? Family is coming over tomorrow and this is what they gave me to smoke. Not sure how to treat. If its the same as a pork butt I'm fine but if not could someone please help me. Thanks.
  2. northcoast

    northcoast Newbie

    I have only ever done bone in butts! Plan on about 1.5 to 2 hours a pound bring to around 200 internal if you plan on pulling it.. I usually run at around 230 degrees but some guys go hotter and they turn out some good Q
  3. seenred

    seenred Smoking Guru Group Lead OTBS Member

    Hi Rico.

    No difference except for the bone, which I prefer anyway.  Northcoast has already given good advice, I generally smoke butt @ 250*.

    Good luck!  Be sure to show and tell us how it turns out!

  4. rdknb

    rdknb Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Smoke the same, In some ways I like the bone in better, 
  5. mneeley490

    mneeley490 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Bone-in is better, imo.  Did your mother ever put an aluminum nail through the middle of a baked potato to make the center cook more evenly? Mine did. Same principle here with the bone. When your butt is done, the bone should pull out cleanly and easily.
  6. kathrynn

    kathrynn Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Either one is my experiences....the bone in butts take less time to cook.

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