First Ribs on my New 22" Weber Smokey Mountain

Discussion in 'Beef' started by smokinfred, May 8, 2011.

  1. smokinfred

    smokinfred Fire Starter

    Did some beef ribs and some spareribs on my new to me Smokey Mountain.  Ribs turned out great way better than my Chargriller Trio.  The only thing I wish I could change is getting less pull back my beef ribs. Both were smoked using apple wood and Kingsford. Used the minion method, two full unlit chimneys and one 3/4 lit.  Temps ranged from 225-250, good range but it was due to some wind gusts we're having.

    Good Thin Blue Smoke[​IMG]

    Ribs at 3 Hours and ready to be foiled[​IMG]

    Ribs all done

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  2. tyotrain

    tyotrain Master of the Pit

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  3. fife

    fife Master of the Pit

    Looks great
     
  4. deannc

    deannc Master of the Pit

    Congrats on the WSM acquisition and some nice looking ribs!  
     
  5. adiochiro3

    adiochiro3 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Great looking smoke!  What time is dinner??  I'll be right over!
     
  6. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Excellent job! Congrats on the new WSM!
     
  7. sqwib

    sqwib Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    The ribs... IMHO will get most of their pullback from the foiling stage, try to keep the temps a tad lower and foil for 1.5 hours.

    Your Ribs  looks awesome
     
  8. ravanelli

    ravanelli Fire Starter

    They look delicious.  I get a lot of pullback on beef ribs too, I'm sure they still tasted great!
     
  9. fpnmf

    fpnmf Smoking Guru OTBS Member

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    Looking good!!

      Craig
     
  10. jirodriguez

    jirodriguez Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Looks like you came out of the gates running! Nice job!
     
  11. realtorterry

    realtorterry Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    WOW nothing wrong there!
     
  12. Excellent looking pull back! I'm sure they were tasty!
     
  13. pull back is natural with beef ribs, the "Nature of the beast" so to say. I agree with the earlier statment to maybe lower the temp a bit that will help. How was the bite? where they tender?
     
  14. Nice pullback!
     
  15. smokinfred

    smokinfred Fire Starter

    They where very tender and had good not great bite.  Almost fall off the bone which I dont like.
     
  16. Congrats on your new WSM! :) i'm getting hungry just by watching at those nicely done ribs... :D 
     
  17. alaskanbear

    alaskanbear Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Gonna get some pull back with beef--but its allll goood  delicious looking meat there sir!!
     
  18. Good looking bones and congrats on your new smoker!!  [​IMG]

    Matt in Moose Jaw  [​IMG]
     

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