Second attempt: now smoking beef

Discussion in 'Beef' started by gene pool, Oct 21, 2011.

  1. gene pool

    gene pool Newbie

    SECOND ATTEMPT: I am now trying my hand at smoking beef. There are two roasts in the smoker with the temp at 220+/-. I think I got the hang of the firebox with the amount of wood necessary, so we'll see. Also using one of those digital thermometers that remains in the meat until it gets to the "correct" temperature. Will let you know how it turns out. Pray for me...and the roasts.

    Gene :grilling_smilie:
     
  2. chef willie

    chef willie Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    ok....enjoy the ride and don't hurry. I'd imagine a decent learning curve using a stick burner....keep us posted
     
  3. jirodriguez

    jirodriguez Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Just keep it low and slow and you should turn out good! Don't forget the Q-view!
     
  4. fpnmf

    fpnmf Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Fl
  5. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Sounds good !!!

    Chuck roasts??

    Bear
     
  6. flash

    flash Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Really, what type of roast? Pulling or slicing? All this will effect your final internal temp. Some beef roasts you may want 200º, some only 135º.
     
  7. gene pool

    gene pool Newbie

    Well, after 5 hours they are about done. Hope they taste as good as they look.

    To answer a question, my wife says they are "round rump roasts." We raise the beef ourselves and it's totally grass-fed.

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  8. flash

    flash Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Those look good, but I would have removed them at 135 to 140º internal, then sliced thin for sammies.
     
  9. gene pool

    gene pool Newbie

    Hmmmm. I didn't think of that. I might try it next time.
     
  10. gene pool

    gene pool Newbie

    We had it for dinner. I sliced it thin with an electric knife and served it with pea salad. It was excellent! Thanks to all for the encouragement. :439:

    Gene
     
  11. smokinal

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

    They sound real good!

    Sure wish you would have included finish pics!
     
  12. jc1947

    jc1947 Smoking Fanatic

    Gene Pool, do you sell grass fed beef? If so where are you and what do you get for a side?

    JC1947
     

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