first smoke question

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by etbbq, May 25, 2008.

  1. etbbq

    etbbq Newbie

    pork butt any suggestions when do i start adding wood to the coals and should i soak the wood first.
  2. richtee

    richtee Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Don't soak.
    What kind of smoker?
    Smoked anything before?
    Weather conditions?
    Type of wood?
    Eye color?


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  3. sumosmoke

    sumosmoke Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    ET - the "soaking of the wood" dispute leans towards not soaking chips or chunks prior to using. Add those suckers to have the TBS flowing before you add your butt to ensure none of the white puffy stuff is hitting it upon it's initial rest on the grills.

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