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Discussion in 'Pork' started by garryt0161, Jan 27, 2015.
i'm wanting to smoke a 6# butt,,,,do i need to smoke it the whole 5 hrs
I checked the and it is your butt so you can smoke it as long as you want. I smoke the whole time and I don't foil. You said 5 hours. I hope you know it is probably going to take a lot longer than that unless you are high temp smoking.
I think you'll find cooking to internal temp the best way especially for butts. I always foil mine at 165 IT, pulling at 203-205 resting in an empty ice chest for at least one hour 2 or 3 is better.
Thread is titled pork roast. I assume you don't want pulled pork. If that's the case you need to take it out at a temp where you can still slice it 180-190.
i said 5 hours for sake of argument,,,,,i finally put it in a slow cooker due to the wind,,,,,turned out very good,,,i would have preferred to smoke it tho,,,
Hey garry, something I do sometimes, (Wife gets tired of everything smoked so she will cook a pork butt in the crick pot, usually after we have a meal or two I take the rest put it in an aluminum pan, pull it, add a little liquid and on the smoker for a couple of hours, You get the smoke infused all through the meat