lil shoulder

Discussion in 'Pork' started by dabirdz, May 26, 2013.

  1. fired up bessie at 8 this morning...


    here it is at 245 and almost done

    i think it has about another hour cooking, then an hour til pull....

    Last edited: May 26, 2013
  2. seenred

    seenred Smoking Guru Group Lead OTBS Member

    Hi dabirdz.

    Have you checked the internal temp (IT) of the butt with a reliable temp probe yet?  You want to shoot for an IT of about 200*.  It looks like its coming along very nicely, great color and bark.  If you don't have an accurate probe, test it by pulling of the bone.  When it feels like it might slide right out of the butt, he's probably done.  Then a nice rest before pulling will put it over the top.

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

  3. 175 internal, increasing steady, 20 per hour.
  4. oldschoolbbq

    oldschoolbbq Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Nice, and the Bark is gonna be lucious.[​IMG]

    Have fun and . . .
  5. 200 internal, resting under foil- towel for at least 1 hour. bark was tasty...(chef needed to sample)
  6. seenred

    seenred Smoking Guru Group Lead OTBS Member

    Hey how'd it turn out?

  7. jp61

    jp61 Master of the Pit ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    That butt looks beautiful!
  8. OMG it was awesome, tender and juicy. Injected with homemade holding/injection sauce pulled so easy, i felt bad telling the neighbors how hard it was to do!. money muscle was amazing. it was even better today!

    final before pull.

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