Shoulder with Mustard Rub - Q-view to come

Discussion in 'Pork' started by va_connoisseur, Aug 24, 2008.

  1. Well, I decided to give a mustard slathered shoulder a ride on the vertical smoker. She has been going for about 2 hours now, Smoker holding in at 250 and the meat is around 93 degrees.

    Q view to come at the 3 hour mark.
  2. pinkmeat

    pinkmeat Smoking Fanatic

    Can't wait to see some progress pics!
  3. Spraying with 3 to 1 mix of apple juice and Captain Apple Jack's Apple Brandy (impulse buy in the liquor store...[​IMG])
  4. flash

    flash Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Got one on also. Fat cap down for me, how about you?
  5. Yep. Fat cap down until I foil it, she is climbing steady and now is at 132. Going to spray in about 20 minutes
  6. flash

    flash Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Well, I have 64º after one hour, so a long way to go.
    I usually leave fat cap down, seems to keep the bark better when foiling.
    I have a mixture of Makers Mark and Apple Cidar Vinegar which I will start spritzing after the two hour mark. Have a good smoke!!!
    This is our first dry, no rain day in 4 days.
  7. Rolling strong
  8. pinkmeat

    pinkmeat Smoking Fanatic

    Nice stuff man.

    What is the norm, fat up or down? Benefits if each?

    I usually put the fat on the bottom as well.
  9. Is that an issue?

    I may let it roll up to 170 degrees before I foil it.
  10. bbqgoddess

    bbqgoddess Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    nope not an issue...she may just sit there awhile or not...looks great though...
  11. Hmmm...ok. Used to separate thermometers and after only 7 hours at 240-270 my 6+ pound shoulder hit a temp of 200...I let it level there for about 45 minutes and now she is covered an in the cool.

    Going to let it sit for aleast 90 minutes
  12. flash

    flash Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Going out to wrap mine now. [​IMG]
  13. flash

    flash Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Hope yours was as good as mine [​IMG]

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