15lb shoulder

Discussion in 'Pork' started by gregvega, Apr 4, 2011.

  1. gregvega

    gregvega Newbie

    I'm going to do a 15lb shoulder, I've never done a biggun like that. Any tips on cook time and keeping it from drying out on a long smoke?
     
  2. redneck69

    redneck69 Smoking Fanatic

    is that a single piece of meat or 2 put together?  if its a single piece its from "hogzilla"  anyway, you can cut the shoulder down to an easier size to smoke if need be.
     
  3. eman

    eman Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member

    If it's in cryovac i'd bet it's 2 butts to a pack.
     
  4. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I agree---It's probably 2 shoulders in one pack.

    If not I would cut it in 2 pieces.

    Bear
     
  5. gregvega

    gregvega Newbie

    It's still froze, wife bought. I was thinking it had to be 2. Its cryo packed and looks seamless, so I'm hoping its 2.
     
  6. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I'm betting it's 2 as well. The way they pack them they really look like one piece of meat.
     
  7. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    It has to be two, could you imagine the size of that thing it came from if it is just one...
     

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