First time pork butt/shoulder

Discussion in 'Pork' started by vmart, Feb 5, 2015.

  1. vmart

    vmart Newbie

    First time smoking a pork butt/shoulder. Took 19 hours at about 225-235, without foil wrapping, to reach IT of 203. I was concerned by the blackened look but after it rested and was pulled, it was a hit. Finished up with Stubbs original sauce.
  2. vmart

    vmart Newbie

    Definitely need to work on my uploading :biggrin:
  3. roller

    roller Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    Looks like a nice job to me !!! I remember my first one 22 hrs and a 12 pk...
  4. beefy bill

    beefy bill Meat Mopper

    Looks perfect!
  5. Nice job,  Looks Great

  6. statgeek

    statgeek Fire Starter

    Excellent looking smoke!  My first on the new smoker was last weekend, and it took a full 21 hours for an 8.5 lb butt, and that just got me to 195*.  I think next time I may wrap it for the last few hours or so.

    I remember my very first pulled pork (diff. smoker) when I saw the "lump of coal" in there, I too was concerned about that black outer coating. I quickly learned that my whole family loves that bark.  :)
  7. good looking smoke VMART, excellent job!!!![​IMG]
  8. vmart

    vmart Newbie

    Thanks for the feedback everyone

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