12# Butt - Divide into 2?

Discussion in 'Pork' started by wang61, Aug 25, 2016.

  1. wang61

    wang61 Newbie

    So I just picked up a 12# pork butt from the local butcher and realize I am now facing a 18 - 24 hour smoker session.  I am not complaining but I was just wondering if I should split it into 2 6# pieces to cut the cook time down to 9 to 12 hours?  Thoughts?
    Last edited: Aug 25, 2016
  2. Yes it should cut your time down i go two hours a pound. So 12 hours a 6 pound pice.
    Papa t

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