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Seeking advice for doing pork butt on small

Any tips or suggestions for doing a turbo butt on a Small? Time/temp?
LBGE & SBGE.  Central Texas.  


  • Hi54puttyHi54putty Posts: 1,648
    I am doing one right now. 350 until 160 internal, wrap, cook to 200 internal. They are always great.
    Winston-Salem, NC 
  • CPARKTXCPARKTX Posts: 1,140
    @Hi54putty - how long does the total cook usually take? Do you FTC afterwards?
    LBGE & SBGE.  Central Texas.  
  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,381
    It's the same as a turbo butt on any other size as long as your butt fits.Good luck!


  • smokesniffersmokesniffer Posts: 1,820
    Why is the temperature higher on the small vrs the large etc. I do butts on a large @ 280. Is it harder for the small to maintain lower temps? I want to do one on my small, now this has my questioning how to do it.
    Large, small, and a mini
  • cazzycazzy Posts: 8,405
    I've done several butts on my small. I usually do them 250 dome and they average 10-12 hours for a 8-10 pound butt.

    I also use a woo so I'm at the felt.
    Just a hack that makes some $hitty BBQ....
  • R2Egg2QR2Egg2Q Posts: 1,652
    I cook butts on my Small at the same temps that I use on my larger Eggs. As long as you load up the lump high (like at least 1/2 way up the fire ring), you should be able to complete the cook at any cook temp.
    XL, Large, Small, Mini Eggs
    Bay Area, CA
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 7,224
    If you go the turbo route, use a drip pan with an air gap. Foil at 160 -165.

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
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