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Second attempt at pulled pork

This one was 6.8 pounds. I coated it in mustard then Pineapple Head from Dizzy Pig. I smoked it with apple and cherry wood at 230ish (with a spike to 250 at the end) for 12 hours and pulled at 198-200 IT. 

It's got a weird little bald spot. 

I rested it for 30 minutes then just pulled it. It's sitting in foil in the oven (warmish but not on) waiting for the inlaws to get here.

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  • dweebs0rdweebs0r Posts: 502
    That looks perfect.
    -Jody Newell (LBGE & a mini BGE!)
    Location:  Munford, TN  Homepage:  Shadow photo shadow.gif
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  • FoghornFoghorn Posts: 2,250
    dweebs0r said:

    That looks perfect.

    Yep.

    If the in-laws don't make it, let me know. I'll bring the beer.

    XL BGE, Klose BYC, ProQ Excel, Weber Kettle, Firepit, Grand Turbo gasser, and a portable Outdoor Gourmet gasser for tailgating

    San Antonio, TX

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  • dougbackerdougbacker Posts: 277
    @AmericanFlannel I see you have a probe tree, Do you like it?

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  • grEGGorysgrEGGorys Posts: 162
    Nice bark. I am sure the in-laws will be pleased. Let me know if you have left overs and I will send my address.
    Gulf Coast FL
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  • First try with it (it's a CyberQ probe - has the alligator clip on it still)... The best part is I didn't knock it loose putting the meat on and off the grate. The funny thing is I forgot to get it when I bought the Egg and the CyberQ... the saleswoman at Dizzy Pig recommended one and everything and I still forgot it. So I fixed that problem when I went back to get more lump. I can't believe I am still on my first bag that I got with the Egg (Done two low and slows with shoulders, two low and slow with ribs and a pizza - didn't even reload the initial load until I did the shoulder above)

    So yes, I like the tree - but got sticker shock when I got home and looked at how much it was :) 
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  • Black_BadgerBlack_Badger Posts: 913
    That does look good, congrats. How does it taste with the pineapple head? I love that stuff on peaches, but it seems a little on the sweet side for pulled pork. Now I'm reconsidering that...

    Cheers-
    B_B
    Finally back in the Badger State!

    Middleton, WI
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  • I did both shoulders with it (we like a sweeter pork plus my step father in law doesn't handle spicy well)... next time I am going to try something different.

    When I got my egg I chose Dizzy Dust, Raging River and Pineapple Head. Did ribs with the Dizzy. Still need to try the Raging River on something.
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  • EarpEarp Posts: 6
    Looks great. Raging river is great on salmon. Make sure to cook it on a cedar plank.
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  • jaydub58jaydub58 Posts: 1,451
    You aced that cook, AF.
    John in the Willamette Valley of Oregon
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