Chicken & Pork Butt

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by btg8r, May 31, 2013.

  1. This weekend I plan to smoke a small pork butt and a whole chicken at the same time.  My question is, if I smoke the chicken via "beer-can" method, will the beer adversley affect the pork?
     
  2. chef jimmyj

    chef jimmyj Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    Not at all...JJ
     
  3. seenred

    seenred Smoking Guru Group Lead OTBS Member

    Hi BTG8R.

    Just keep in mind a basic food safety measure:  if you use a vertical smoker, put the chicken on the lowest rack.  You don't want raw poultry dripping on other meats/foods.

    Good luck!  Be sure to let us know how it turns out!

    Red
     
  4. oldschoolbbq

    oldschoolbbq Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Being safe is the main concern.

    As for the Beer in he can? you could realistically use any liquid ( in case of personal options). Dr. Pepper soda is one of my favorite, injecting a bit will place the Dr. Pepper lover in Heaven...

     A dedicated BCChicken holder is  found at Wally World and several other places. Some times the can wants to be stubborn and crunch on you as you're stuffing it up the ...Oops[​IMG]

    have fun and as always . . .
     
  5. pgsmoker64

    pgsmoker64 Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

    Sounds like they got you covered here.

    The only thing I would add is that we need some q-view!

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