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Fathers Day Weekend Smokefest W Pics

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by SmokinVOLfan, Jun 19, 2018.

  1. SmokinVOLfan

    SmokinVOLfan Smoking Fanatic

    Decided to do a big spread for fathers day this year. Enjoyed a great weekend with the kids, family, and a whole lot of cooking!

    Started the weekend off right by stocking up the beer fridge. Didn't want to get dehydrated in this heat.
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    Got all the meat out and fixing to get prepped up. 6 racks of BB's. 2 boston butts(7.5 and 9 pounders) and 2 choice packer briskets(both 10 pounds)
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    Ribs prepped up with yellow mustard and my pork rub(similar to jeff's)
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    Brisket trimmed up. Left a 1/4 cap on the bottom. Injected and coated thick with Montreal steak seasoning.
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    Butts injected with apple juice and coated in pork rub as well
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    Ribs into the SV24 with apple chunks rolling about 225 coming along nicely
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    Brisket and butts went into the MES40 for the long ride at 250 with a mix of hickory and apple in the AMNPS.

    Nice TBS rolling out of both smokers with a nice cold one
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    After 3 hours ribs got foiled for 1 1/2 hours with brown sugar and butter and then finished on the gas grill with homemade BBQ sauce

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    Put the briskets in a pan with beef broth at 170 IT and let it ride. Butts were double wrapped in foil. Briskets butter tender in the flat at 202 IT and took butts to 205. All went into the cooler for a 2 hour rest.
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    Ribs were not quite FOTB but had a little bite to them which I like. Tender but with a bite. Butts and Brisket were tender and juicy. Didn't get a pick but finished the spread with beans, slaw, potato salad, deviled eggs, banana pudding, and coconut pie.

    Thanks for looking. It was a great weekend with family friends and good BBQ!
     
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  2. Gary Uk

    Gary Uk Fire Starter

    That looks like one hell of a feast
    my kind of weekend
     
  3. dcecil

    dcecil Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Man, thats a good looking spread there. Thing I liked most was the fact you have a picture of four different beers during your prep time. You sir are a professional. LOL
     
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  4. Dude that is a feast for the ages! You really pulled out all the stops. How many towns did you feed this weekend? Bravo!

    George
     
  5. Good eye there Doug. Are you a detective by chance? If not, I think you may have missed your calling.

    George
     
  6. dcecil

    dcecil Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    LOL , I just like beer
     
  7. idahopz

    idahopz Smoking Fanatic

    Outstanding cook!
     
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  8. SonnyE

    SonnyE Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    I presumed you had your beer in hand during the pictures where there was not one present. Right?
    Mine was. LOL! But I'm more of a one can man myself. I didn't even try the kid's wines.
    So I stick to my PBR and Fireball Whiskey.
    I had a new to me flask to try out... $2.99 at the goodwill store.
     
  9. normanaj

    normanaj Meat Mopper SMF Premier Member

    Festival of food!!!

    Looks awesome!
     
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  10. Smoke23

    Smoke23 Smoking Fanatic

    Everything looks great!
    That’s one heck of a smoke!!
     
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  11. gmc2003

    gmc2003 Master of the Pit

    Ok I'll be the one to say what we're all thinking. Smokin you have enough beer for one 15 year old junior high school student and you don't have a WSM. There I said it.

    Seriously that is one impressive smoke you had going on there. Everything looks delicious. If I was a betting man I would say all who attended left very very satisfied. Nice Job.

    Point for sure.

    Chris
     
  12. Amazing!!! That is a feast for all time...bet everyone had a happy belly.
     
  13. TomKnollRFV

    TomKnollRFV Master of the Pit Group Lead

    Bravo on this one! If some one left hungry that day I'd have to ask how!
     
  14. SmokinAl

    SmokinAl Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Great work!
    Everything looks & sounds delicious!
    That was a marathon cook for sure!
    Al
     
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  15. SmokinVOLfan

    SmokinVOLfan Smoking Fanatic

    Doug and George...hey what can I say I like to enjoy some cold ones while I'm smoking lol a little variety never hurt anyone
     
  16. SmokinVOLfan

    SmokinVOLfan Smoking Fanatic

    Sonny your exactly right! Always gotta have a cold one while cooking. Sad thing is that's the beer I forgot to pick up more of...PBR!
     
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  17. SmokinVOLfan

    SmokinVOLfan Smoking Fanatic

    Thanks for the point Chris. Been seeing all this good food you have been smoking lately and it inspired me!
     
  18. SmokinVOLfan

    SmokinVOLfan Smoking Fanatic

    I can promise you no one was left hungry or thirsty haha I've been eating leftovers since Sunday
     
  19. xray

    xray Smoking Fanatic

    That’s one hell of a feast!

    I see you only saved me one PBR, i’ll need a few more when I come by to help with those leftovers.

    LIKE!
     
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  20. SmokinVOLfan

    SmokinVOLfan Smoking Fanatic

    Thanks for the like! Since I put a good size dent in my stash over the weekend I stopped yesterday and grabbed some Rolling Rock and PBR's
     

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