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Sunday Smoke for my brother

Discussion in 'Pork' started by flyfishjeep, Aug 22, 2010.

  1. flyfishjeep

    flyfishjeep Smoking Fanatic

    So I made a pork butt last weekend which wasn't my most teder by any means.  My brother and sister in-law tried to invite themselves over which would have been caotic to say the least.  So today's smoke is going to be brought over to their house so all 4 boys don't destroy our house.

    I am smoking on my Chargriller duo pro with sfb.  I am using a mix of hardwoods for smoke and Royal Oak Lump for fuel.

    Started getting things ready at 4 am today.  I rubbed it down with Bad Byron's Butt Rub over some mustard and layed it fast side down which I scored for the first time.  I have been spritzing with apple juice, amarretto, soy sauce, and melon liquor.

    I also put on some of Dutch's wicked beans which are a must whenever the smoker is on.

    Here a a couple in progress pics.  This is at 170 degrees just as the beans go on.

    I will post more later. 



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  2. lugnutz

    lugnutz Smoking Fanatic

    That sure is a purdy butt!!!
  3. i concur, that's a beautiful butt!

  4. flyfishjeep

    flyfishjeep Smoking Fanatic

    Thanks guys!  I just had to foil it hoping to make a 6 pm diner time.  I was able to sneak a few remnants off the grates and "Oh Snap"  it was tasty!!!!
  5. rdknb

    rdknb Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    that looks like a nice butt so far
  6. lookin good
  7. flyfishjeep

    flyfishjeep Smoking Fanatic

    Well everything turned out great!  The meat had a really rich and deep smoke flavor to it.  I think most of the wood I used was Oak.

    The smoke ring was intense and it all stayed moist.  I'm finishing the last of the leftovers today at work.

    Thanks for looking!

  8. Dutch

    Dutch Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead OTBS Member OTBS Admin SMF Premier Member

    FFJ-I really like the color of the smoke ring and as for the butt, that looks famdamntastic too!

  9. Oak would'nt of been my first choice buttttttt, it looks really nice!  Nice color ring and great smoke ring penetration!
  10. sqwib

    sqwib Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looking good...definitely got some smoke penetration going on there.
  11. flyfishjeep

    flyfishjeep Smoking Fanatic

    Not my first choice for this either, but I was wanting to try different woods to see what I liked.  I used one split of oak and one split of maple. 

    One of my co-workers neighbors has a maple coming down soon, so it will be set aside for a while to age.  There are some wild cherry trees that pop up on craigslist from time to time.  If only I could get out there before everyone else does...

    Thanks for the compliments everyone!
  12. tom37

    tom37 Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Looks great, love the color before and even more after it was pulled.
  13. I bet you can really taste that oak the next day! Looks like a very successful smoke!!!