Butt up

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by bbq-buckeye, May 4, 2014.

  1. bbq-buckeye

    bbq-buckeye Newbie

    I'm bout to smoke a boston butt should I smoke it with the fat side up or down
  2. cliffcarter

    cliffcarter Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

    I always trim as much fat as possible and put it on the pit with the trimmed side up.

  3. Hello and welcome to SMF,  it's about a 50/50 is you ask a lot of people, I usualy trim mine pretty close and smoke fat side up, But I have done them both ways, Really didn't notice much difference.

    Gary S
  4. davidhef88

    davidhef88 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Fat left on and up for me

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