Tri tip

Discussion in 'Messages for All Guests and Members' started by reggofcal, Feb 12, 2009.

  1. reggofcal

    reggofcal Newbie

    I smoked a tri tip last night got it up to 160 medium the took it out.the outside was pink and the inside was cooked.it was like there was a 1/8 inch pink ring all the way around the outside.Ive ate alot of tri tip and none looked like that.does anybody know why it would cook like that?
     
  2. grothe

    grothe Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    No Pics???????
    That was the "smoke ring"
     
  3. chef_boy812

    chef_boy812 Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Smoke ring, just means you did a good job![​IMG]
     
  4. reggofcal

    reggofcal Newbie

    the meat always has a smoke ring after you smoke it? huh this is only my second time smoking.
     
  5. grothe

    grothe Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    If it gets enough smoke
     
  6. txbbqman

    txbbqman Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    I put my vote on Smoke Ring also, sounds like you did an excellent job on the smoke.........

    Need pics to be 100% sure though [​IMG]
     
  7. reggofcal

    reggofcal Newbie

    getting pics soon maybe a couple minutes
     
  8. reggofcal

    reggofcal Newbie

    so this is smoke ring

     
  9. grothe

    grothe Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Yup that be it...Nice job!!!
    [​IMG]
     
  10. txbbqman

    txbbqman Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    [​IMG] Nice job, good looking smoke ring
     
  11. sumosmoke

    sumosmoke Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Smoke ring is good ... no smoke ring will make you [​IMG] ...
     
  12. baberuth100

    baberuth100 Newbie

    Was it moist and tender at 160? I have done two in the last couple of months. Took them to 120 in the smoker and then 135-140 on grill. They were very good, but wouldnt mind a bit more cooked.
     

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