First Smoke on my 22" WSM....Overnight!

Discussion in 'Pork' started by eth555, Mar 24, 2012.

  1. eth555

    eth555 Newbie

    Last night I did a couple of Boston Butts on my Craiglist Score.  Started about 6:30pm, put Butts on at 7:30pm and this morning at around 7:30am they were at 200 and pulled.  They are sitting in a cooler resting now.  I have to say I am very impressed with the lack of attention the WSM needs; I was not disappointed!  I did use water in the pan as this was my first smoke in it, next time I think I will use sand,a clay saucer or something.  I was able to catch the temp on the way up easily, using minion method.  I have done a quite a few cooks using the smokenator in my weber kettle; so it was very nice not having to tend things every hour to hour and  half.    I also used my Maverick ET-732 with the alarms set in case something went wrong; but it went good so far.  I am going to use SoFlaQuer finishing sauce.  I will add pics of the done product!  

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  2. tyotrain

    tyotrain Master of the Pit

    Looks great! Nice job


    Have fun and happy smoking
     
  3. realtorterry

    realtorterry Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Oh man those look good. Lets see some pull pics!!
     
  4. africanmeat

    africanmeat Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    it is a great smoke
     
  5. boykjo

    boykjo Sausage maker Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    Looks great........................[​IMG]

    Joe
     
  6. eth555

    eth555 Newbie

    Turned out awesome!  Beat my own expectations!

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  7. iluvribs

    iluvribs Smoke Blower

    I absolutly love my WSM's and you will to, SoFlaQuer's finishing sauce is the bomb, i have smoked pulled pork for a coulple hundred a few times with the hog roaster and people just rave about how great the pork is, great looking shoulder ya got there, enjoy your new smoker!
     
  8. tom c

    tom c Smoking Fanatic

    Looks GREAT!!!!
     
  9. I concur with iloveribs: I love the WSM for holding temps and LONG cooks.  I have never been let down.
     
  10. bwsmith_2000

    bwsmith_2000 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Great looking butts! You're right on with SoFlaQuer's finishing sauce. I use it on every butt I smoke. I truly believe it brings out the best in the pork. Enjoy!
     
  11. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Congrats - looks like a great smoke 
     

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