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Pulled Beef Time Question?

@dougbacker posted some nice picks recently of pulled beef. He had a 2.5 lb roast and cooked it at 275 (wrapping at 160 IT). He said it took him about 4 hours and 20 minutes. Mine is 3.3 Lbs and I'm cooking at the same temp...275. I'm guessing I'm looking at about 6 hours if I wrap at 160ish. Does that sound about right? Thanks in advance.
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  • Charlie tunaCharlie tuna Posts: 2,191
    Beef has to cook longer than pork and it cooks a lot slower --  i kind of get up around 210 to 215 and test it before pulling it off the grill ofr it's rest period.  Probably hard to tell without a thermometer.
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  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 6,082

    I run around 250*F on the dome with about a 3# Chuck and see about 5 hours to the 160*F point where I then put in an aluminum pan, foil and take it to around 210*F.  That's about another 2-3 hours-then time to rest and pull.  Here's a link for an eggcellent recipe but I forgo all the dutch oven sauce work.  Audible as you go-take notes and change it up the next time-

    http://www.dizzypigbbq.com/recipesPulledBeef.html Enjoy the journey!

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  • SmokinDAWG82SmokinDAWG82 Posts: 1,704
    Agree with Lousubcap I did 2 5 lb roasts and it took about 8 hrs
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  • dougbackerdougbacker Posts: 277
    Here is how I did it
    EVVO, Heavy BBBR, sat on the counter for about 2 hours
    Indirect at 275 dome to internal of 165
    Wrapped in foil at 165 and back on to a final internal of 205
    Hickory for smoke
    This was a 2.5lb chuck and took about 4hr 20mins

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  • dougbackerdougbacker Posts: 277
    Pic's of my pulled beef

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