What size is your favorite butt?

Discussion in 'Pork' started by graybeard, Apr 7, 2010.

  1. 6 POUNDS OR SMALLER

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  2. 7 POUNDS

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  3. 8 POUNDS

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  4. 9 POUNDS OR LARGER

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  1. graybeard

    graybeard Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    What Size Butt Do You Like The Best?
    6 Pounds Or Smaller?
    7 Pounds?
    8 Pounds
    9 Pounds Or Larger?

    And Why If You Care To Answer.

    Beard
     
  2. northern greenhorn

    northern greenhorn Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    A little more than a handful [​IMG]
     
  3. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I like big butt big ole round lushes butts. I really like big butts. Oh wrong song......No I like the big butts for there will be alot of leftovers and you can always use pulled pork in almost any dish.....Just ask me for a list.
     
  4. got14u

    got14u Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    About this size.................[​IMG]

    you knew that was coming
     
  5. jirodriguez

    jirodriguez Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Whichever size doesn't make her jeans look big.... [​IMG].

    I like the 7-8 lbs. because I can usually cook them in about 6 to 8 hrs., unless I get one with a bad stall.
     
  6. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    What he said - What he said - What he said [​IMG]
     
  7. roller

    roller Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    What happen to her panties???
    8 to 10 lbs.
     
  8. travcoman45

    travcoman45 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I picked 9 pound an bigger cause most of em er fer the business. Personal use 7 pounders er nice cause they go a bit quicker.

    Bigger ones tend ta have a tad more fat then them smaller ones which helps with the flavour an juice.
     
  9. ncdodave

    ncdodave Smoking Fanatic

    I.......
    Like big Butts and I can not Lie yoo otha brothas can deny! LMAO! Couldnt help it!

    I can get 6 7 to 8 pounders in my smoker and they smoke up beautifully for my set up. besides I can feed my family with one and have no waste with a 8 pounder
     
  10. polishmeat

    polishmeat Meat Mopper

    I'm a breast man. lol
     
  11. Drooooool!!!!!!

    Oh, Sorry.......what were we talkin' about.....oh yeah Butts, 9 pounds or higher, lots of leftovers!
     
  12. mythmaster

    mythmaster Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

  13. caveman

    caveman Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    I have cooked, what I think is a medium sized butt. I want to try my hand at something a little bigger. I want to try a 15 pounder. Because of the loss during the smoke & the things you can do with the leftovers. Interesting thread. Made me laugh & almost post a pic that I am sure would've been removed.
     
  14. phil brown

    phil brown Fire Starter

    With all the threads about rubbing and injecting you pick this one to slip into the gutter? Seriously?

    Anyway, I said 9 and up, because the bigger ones tend to be the ones that have less of the fat cap trimmed off. It's important when you smoke cap-down.
     
  15. I tend to get the Sam's Club double pack, which usually averages about 8 to 9 pounds each. I havent done one by itself, and the size is usually right for what we do with it. Some gets eaten during the pulling process, some gets frozen for future use, most of the "scraps" get re-used in the Butt Beans (http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/for...ght=butt+beans)

    As for the other... any butt is good butt!
     
  16. 7 to 8 seems about right
     
  17. scpatterson

    scpatterson Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I like 7-8 pounds but cant really say why..Just seems normal size I guess but I had rather do a large one vs one under 6 pounds
     
  18. chefrob

    chefrob Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    az
    6-7 #'s ..........smaller butt, maybe a younger pig.
     
  19. got14u

    got14u Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  20. eaglewing

    eaglewing Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    "Now that's just funny stuff right there, I don't care who you are"

    Phil, I have often thought the same thing myself... there are a thousand innuendos in the smoking world and I have been tempted... [​IMG]
     

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