First try with smoker

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Aug 10, 2021
We'll, I got to try out the smoker finally. I made a 16 pound packer, two 8 pound Boston butts, and four slabs of St Louis ribs. Everything came out really great. The bark was darker than I expected, but the meat was moist and tender, and the flavor was just right.

I can't take any credit. Whoever built the smoker got it right, it made a total amateur look good.


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I had this given to me. It just needed cleaning up.


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Wow. I remember your post about acquiring that beast, was hoping to see you fire it up soon. And fire it up you did! Congrats on a successful cook with an unfamiliar toy, and of course, it all looks great!
That's one heck of a first pit! The meat all looks good too.. JJ
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It's hard to tell in the picture but the juice was dripping out of brisket and it was like cutting Jello, even after resting several hours.
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