Octoberfest Pork Shank

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Nefarious

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Got 6 pork shanks, weigh just over 14lbs, at the butcher the other day for BIL's birthday.

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They are spiced in pepper garlic, and caraway seed for 3, not sure why I didn't do all 6.

They will sit in refrigerator wrapped until tomorrow around noon. Then will smoke for 3 hours in hickory, and then will braze in German dark beer and some broth, will add in some carrots.
 

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They got started in the RT 1250 at about 12:30 on Xtreme Smoke. This will be the first real smoke on the smoker. I have smoked a couple of batches of chicken thighs and a trip tip, but nothing substantial.

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Cmon man....don't leave us hangin.
The total event got out of control, everything took longer then thought. I have very few pics, I will post them later. The meat didn't turn out well at all, I got it in the braise too late and it was very dry, tasted good but dry. I still have one wrapped up uncut.