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Roast beef with Q- view

Discussion in 'Beef' started by bpopovitz, Mar 11, 2011.

  1. So a few weeks ago I read a post on here  about roast beef after I replaced my drool damaged keyboard I thought I'd give it a try. 

    Well the first attempt went well and I took a few pics but didnt get the money shot so I sucked it up and suffered through smoking another sirloin tip roast just so I could bring you guys some pics, and the wife pretty much threatened me that I had to do it again. 

    So here we go.


    I used some (not a lot) of Montreal Steak seasoning, some more CBP and some kosher salt.  I sealed it up in a Foodsaver bag and put it into the fridge overnight.  I was hoping the vaccuum would help the flavor penetrate the beef a little more.  The jury is still out.


    On the rack ready to go in the smoke (Hickory and apple) and I used a Blue Moon Belgian white in the water pan.  It does seem to add a bit more flavor to everything I smoke.  Waste of a good beer?  I'm sure some would debate. 


    Out of the smoke ready to site overnight in the fridge...

    I pulled it at 145.


    Cut in half, this is the first look at the inside... I've been waiting 2 days for this shot :)


    All sliced up and ready for consumption or freezing for later.  What thrilled me was the colors that came through on the photo as well.  The smoke ring wasnt a real pronounced ring, but the flaver was very nice, not too smoky but smoky enough.


    I hope you enjoyed looking as msu as I enjoyed doing this smoke.  Again I learned a ton from my first smoke of beef that I used on this one.  I had the temp of the smoker a little hotter this time (250) and I think the vaccuum seal of the rub then night before did help the flavors marry a bit better.   Next time I'm going to try a different rub, maybe something of my own.

    Enjoy and hug your kids and loved ones after what we have all seen happen today in Japan it really makes me appreciate what we have when we can slow down and enjoy food and family. 
    Last edited: Mar 11, 2011
  2. bmudd14474

    bmudd14474 Legendary Pitmaster Staff Member Administrator Group Lead OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Looks great. Good Job.
  3. realtorterry

    realtorterry Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    That my friend is awesome. As Guy would say Mayor of Flavor Town!!
  4. saugeyejoe

    saugeyejoe Fire Starter

    I can almost taste it.  Nice job.
  5. fpnmf

    fpnmf Smoking Guru OTBS Member


  6. Bearcarver

    Bearcarver SMF Hall of Fame Pitmaster Group Lead OTBS Member

    That was that Darn "SmokinAl" !   

    He was the one that singlehandedly started a mad rush of Roast Beef Smokes, for lunch meat, and ruined many a keyboard in the process!

    Yours looks Great Too, Brian !!!!

    Thanks for showing,

  7. jakerz66

    jakerz66 Smoke Blower

    Looks good!!!!
  8. Now I know who to send the keyboard bill to.  Apparently I didnt get a good one as I had to go back and edit my post for all the typos. 

    Thanks everyone for your kind words.  I guess that since Smokin Al created a rush on the roast beef maybe I better search for something a bit out of the ordinalry to start my own little mad rush. 
  9. chef willie

    chef willie Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Yeah, funny how that works....seems a post sets things in motion....looks real good...thx for sharing...another thing for the to-do list...sliced thin, piled high on a good sourdough roll, aus jus for dippin'.....YUM
  10. rbranstner

    rbranstner Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    That looks awesome! I am still waiting to make my first one.
  11. bamafan

    bamafan Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    That's some great looking meat. I's also waitng to do my first roast. Been suck on pork and chicken to long.
  12. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Epic Pitmaster OTBS Member

    Fine looking Roast Beef...
  13. SmokinAl

    SmokinAl SMF Hall of Fame Pitmaster Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Great job there Brian, if it was I who inspired you, you made me proud with that delicious looking roast beef! Great job there Buddy!
  14. tyotrain

    tyotrain Master of the Pit

    Great looking roast.. Nice job [​IMG]
  15. My advice to you, is dont wait.  I've only done a few chuckies before so I was a bot worried I would mess this up. 

    Thanks Al, I hope at some point I get to inspire others on here as musch as I have been inspired by all you guys.
    Then your mission , should you chose to accept it is to head right out and get a good roast....
  16. so ms smoker

    so ms smoker Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

     Great looking roast beef!  Now there will be a run on beef!