Round roast estimated cooking time

Discussion in 'Beef' started by timtimmay, Mar 24, 2010.

  1. timtimmay

    timtimmay Action Team

    I have a 5.5 lb beef round roast, trying to incorporate it into this weeks smoke, any guesstimates as to about how long it will need to be on at ~240
     
  2. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    If it's anything like a sirloin tip roat which I think it is. I would plan on about 4-5 hours to be safe. You want you meat to be rare on the inside and medium on the outer parts. You just have to remember we smoke by temp and not time. I like mine rare so I take it to about 135° or so.
     
  3. timtimmay

    timtimmay Action Team

    Thats the info i need thanks!
     
  4. ronp

    ronp Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    All depends how you like your beef.
     
  5. coffee_junkie

    coffee_junkie Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I would give it 5- 6 hours at least, if it is done early you can wrap in foil and towels, shove it in a cooler, that will keep it at temp for at least 2 hours. I have kept Butts hot for 5 hours in a cooler before. Start early just in case.
     

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