Smokin' something in KY

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by kyraptor, May 6, 2012.

  1. Just want to get my feet wet here!  I'm Rob from Louisville, KY and just recently discovered the joys of smoking meat.  Started out on an old Brinkman that I bought my dad.  I don't think dad ever used it and and after he died, 12 years ago, it just sat around collecting dust in my garage.  About 8 months ago, a friend brought a bacon explosion to work and after having a slice of that heavenly concoction, I decided to dig out that old Brinkman and give it a try.  The bacon explosion thrilled my sons (ages 18 and 20) and prompted me to try some other meats  on the smoker.........and the rest is, as they say, history.  I've had some moderate success with brisket and butts on the Brinkman, but decided that it wasn't enough so, recently purchased a Weber Smokey Mountain 22.5" smoker and stepped it up  a notch.  Currently making amazing butts, smoked my first lamb roast, and yesterday, Derby Day in Louisville......a whole suckling pig!  And I thank to people of this forum for much of the success I've enjoyed, because I didn't know squat until I started reading about smoking on the internet and primarily on this forum.  So I'll start out just by thanking everyone who has shared their knowledge here with rookies like me.  Oh, and my family and friends appreciate you too!
  2. jrod62

    jrod62 Smoking Guru Group Lead OTBS Member

    [​IMG]  to SMF.
  3. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    Rob welcome to SMF glad you joined us. Congrats on the WSM and the good food coming off it. Have fun and happy smoking
  4. africanmeat

    africanmeat Master of the Pit OTBS Member

  5. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Hello and [​IMG]to SMF 
  6. jp61

    jp61 Master of the Pit ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Hello Rob! [​IMG]

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