No Foil Pulled Pork - Thank you for this!

Discussion in 'Pork' started by smokinhusker, Feb 14, 2012.

  1. Grocery store had two per cryovac pork butts for $1.49 lb. I bought several and made buckboard bacon from one butt, and figured why not make pulled pork from the other. An 8 lb butt that I left the bone in, cross hatched the fat cap, rubbed with EVOO, rubbed with Three Piggies BBQ Rub, then prior to smoking, patted brown sugar on it. 

    This is going to be a NO FOIL SMOKE cause I want that awesome crispy bark.



    Out of the pan and onto a 225* preheated MES 40 smoked with 75% apple and 25% mesquite to an IT of 203* (approx 2hrs per pound to smoke it). I also mopped with some apple juice about a half dozen times, then decided I didn't want to prolong the smoking time! 


    Isn't that a thing of beauty! Off the smoker and the bark is just awesome looking and tasting!

    The bone came out clean and the meat was tender and juicy. 


    Thanks for all the great help/info and for the great finishing sauce recipe.

    Thanks for looking!
    Last edited: Feb 14, 2012
  2. Your butt look awesome!!!! I love pulled pork...there is so many great things you can make with it!!![​IMG]
  3. big andy a

    big andy a Smoking Fanatic


    Nicely done, very tasty looking.

  4. rdknb

    rdknb Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    That looks very good, I do not foil my Butts either, we love the bark
  5. miamirick

    miamirick Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    sweeeeeeettttt   i'll take a few sandwiches of  that!!!!

  6. Thanks all! I've made another a while back but I foiled it. No foiling is def the way to go.
  7. raptor700

    raptor700 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Great job 

    I love the crispness of the no foil butts

  8. tyotrain

    tyotrain Master of the Pit

    Great looking pork you have there.. Nice job bet it was tasty [​IMG]
  9. Wow! That looks really, really GOOD!!! Mmmmmmm...
  10. redheelerdog

    redheelerdog Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    No Foil, that is the way to roll!

    Love the bark.

  11. roller

    roller Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    Very nice !
  12. Many thanks for all your encouraging comments! 
  13. sqwib

    sqwib Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looking good
  14. johnnie walker

    johnnie walker Smoking Fanatic

    That is some mighty fine looking PP, you made SH. I love the looks of the bark. [​IMG]
  15. rbranstner

    rbranstner Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I have started to come to that realization as well.
  16. smoketexring

    smoketexring Fire Starter

    [​IMG]  I don't know how I missed this thread, but it sure looks great!  Nice job SmokinHusker!!!!
  17. Thanks everyone.
  18. realtorterry

    realtorterry Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I WANT PORK NOW!!!!!
  19. frosty

    frosty Master of the Pit

    HHHOOOEEEE! That is some NICE lookin' pulled pork!

  20. Looks great. I'm planning on not foiling my next one also.

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