First smoke complete! Tri-tip with chilli rub

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Original poster
Feb 13, 2024
Smoked a tri-tip this afternoon at between 175 and 225 for 1.5 hours to just hit 125 interal after resting. I used Oak and Applewood, though the oak I bought turned out to be green so didn't burn very well at all.

Rub is a custom blend which contains kashmiri chilli powder (ut a little too much in, it's quite hot!) but it set a really nice colour.


That looks terrific - hope it was as tasty as it looks! I'd call that a successful first smoke...Nicely done!

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