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Beef chuck roll

ThumpaThumpa Posts: 2
I'm smoking a chuckie  for the first time. 18lbs in cryovac from Sam's. I have been researching other posts. Looking for a few tips. Smoke the whole thing, or cut into in sections? Any school of thought on hours per pound? I know to shoot for 205 I.T. for best shredding...Any other tips appreciated. Thanks!
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  • I have looked everywhere for a Chuck roast that size, but never find anything over ~4#. Can you post a pic? Well be watching this thread with interest...
    Finally back in the Badger State!

    Middleton, WI
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  • ThumpaThumpa Posts: 2
    I have looked everywhere for a Chuck roast that size, but never find anything over ~4#. Can you post a pic? Well be watching this thread with interest...
    Will do!
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  • shtgunal3shtgunal3 Posts: 2,902
    I would cut it in half or thirds to reduce cooking time.

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  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 4,697
    Look up pepper stout beef. Great way to cook it
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
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  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 16,659
    Thumpa said:
    I'm smoking a chuckie  for the first time. 18lbs in cryovac from Sam's. I have been researching other posts. Looking for a few tips. Smoke the whole thing, or cut into in sections? Any school of thought on hours per pound? I know to shoot for 205 I.T. for best shredding...Any other tips appreciated. Thanks!
    what ive done with them that size is cut the chuck eye roast out, about 10 to 11 pounds for the pulled beef and grind the rest. i go even a little higher in temp, 210/215. when you get it out of the cryo there will be some flaps and fatty areas that you will probably want to remove, the center is really clean, free of heavey fat and stringyness
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