How to make the trukey more presentable

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retriver2000

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I have been smoking turkey for severial years now and now selling a few.  When finished they are always soot black (look horrible) but  when you pull the skin off they taste great and are very jucy.  How can I make them look better when they come off the smoker  I want them to have more visual appeal to someone buying the smoked turkey.  Is there a way to keep them golden brown?
 

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retriver2000, you didn't mention what type of smoker you are using. But if your bird is coming out soot black, I'm thinking that you using too much wood and/or you're not getting complete combustion of the wood you are using.

Knowing your smoker type will help in pinpointing the issue you are having.
 

retriver2000

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Using a offset smoker I built.  I guess the word soot was a poor word to use.  It is not coated with anything, it just looks burnt.
 

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