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what is the 3-2-1 method

boykjo

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3 hrs unfoiled 2hrs foiled and then 1hr unfoiled. Havent used this method, someone correct me if I'm wrong
 

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3-2-1 for spare ribs & 2-2-1 for bb ribs means. You smoke the ribs for 3 hours, wrap them in foil with some kind of juice ( most guys use either apple juice or beer ) put them back on the smoker for 2 hours, unwrap them & smoke unwrapped for 1 hour. Some guys put BBQ sauce on them the last half hour or so.
 

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3-2-1 for spare ribs & 2-2-1 for bb ribs means. You smoke the ribs for 3 hours, wrap them in foil with some kind of juice ( most guys use either apple juice or beer ) put them back on the smoker for 2 hours, unwrap them & smoke unwrapped for 1 hour. Some guys put BBQ sauce on them the last half hour or so.
On the Apple Juice or beer, do you just use like a spray bottle for it?
 

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Put 1/4 cup of whatever liquid you want to use in the foil w/ the ribs for the 2 hr part.
 

so ms smoker

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  For ribs, 225-250 is a good place to start.

  Mike
 

kryinggame

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It's a secret code for the illuminati.

Dangit, use the search button. lol
 

mn smoken

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I've done that before 311 3 hours unwrapped one hour wrapped and the last hour you put barbecue sauce on every 30 minutes apply a 30 minutes apply again 30 minutes done! They're amazing I usually just stay with the dry rub ... Usually!!,,, Merry Christmas and happy holidays everyone!!!!

Rolf
 

biloxidman

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I have done plenty of baby backs using a modified 2-2-1 method. I put them on my Big Joe at 260 for 2 hours, then wrap them in foil with a 1/3 cup of Merlotor Pinot Noir for 1 hour, then unfoiled and back on the grill for sourcing and a 1/2 hour more and they are perfect!
 

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