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Smallest Boston butt

smokinbill1638

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What is the smallest bone-in Boston butt to smoke? I have smoked 8lb and multiple 8lb bone-in Boston butts at a time on my wsm 22. I'm thinking of trying a few closer to 5 or 6 lbs, but is that to small?
 

QueBeard

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I did a 5 lb this weekend. 8 hours at 275 and it was done but should have taken it another hour or so to be more tender. Put it in a little too cold though
 

smokinq13

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I've cut a 8 lb butt in half and smoked 4lb pound halves before... more bark! Butts and shoulders usually have a decent amount if fat in them so I'd imagine that you can go even smaller than that
 

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