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First Boston Butt

cspearce2cspearce2 Posts: 107
edited October 2012 in EggHead Forum
Came out awesome. About 8lbs. Mustard and Byron's Butt Rub. Overnight in the fridge. Indirect 225 grid for 10 hours. Pulled at 198. Perfect. Simple but awesome. Bark was great. Better than I ever got on my weber. Lots of leftovers for the week.
Kind Regards...Papa C
Peachtree City, GA
2-XLBG's E...Webber 22" kettle, Retired Gas Grill
Roll Tide!!!
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  • CullumCullum Posts: 214
    Very nice! Looks awesome. Making me want some. Nice pics. I love cooking Boston Butts. I've cooked them before where when they were done, I wrapped them in foil, wrapped in towel and put in a cooler for 6 hours and they were still hot. They keep very well for a long time that way. 
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  • cspearce2cspearce2 Posts: 107
    Thanks. I have done this also on my weber. This one was done just in time to pull and eat :D
    Kind Regards...Papa C
    Peachtree City, GA
    2-XLBG's E...Webber 22" kettle, Retired Gas Grill
    Roll Tide!!!
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 26,925
    I love Bad Byron's on butts. Very nice!

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • cspearce2cspearce2 Posts: 107
    Thank. Learned from the pro's
    Kind Regards...Papa C
    Peachtree City, GA
    2-XLBG's E...Webber 22" kettle, Retired Gas Grill
    Roll Tide!!!
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  • It doesn't get better than that. My only advice is to make two next time. Butts love company and, man, they go so fast.
    XL BGE w/CyberQ Wifi, KCBS CTC CBJ
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  • TjcoleyTjcoley Posts: 3,357
    +1. Always cook extra and share with the neighbors who have enjoyed the smell of it cooking overnight and all day. Mine now look forward to my overnight cooks.
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  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 5,387
    That's how you do it!  Looks perfect.  Great presentation on the plated pic.  10 hours is pretty quick...it's funny how sometimes they decide to cook fast.  


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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 12,859
    10 hrs does seem quick but it worked. Nice. I'll cook extra for the neighbors or even a whole if they'll cover the meat cost.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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  • cspearce2cspearce2 Posts: 107
    You know I had a second butt in the freezer and thought about it. Next time. It was probably a little over 11 hours now that I think about it. Still quick.
    Kind Regards...Papa C
    Peachtree City, GA
    2-XLBG's E...Webber 22" kettle, Retired Gas Grill
    Roll Tide!!!
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  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 3,875
    edited October 2012
    I did an 8.2 lbs and took just under 12 hours at 230 to get to 198•

    It was so amazing. Butts are prolly one of the easiest most fun best tasting things to egg.

    I'm trying hard to eat it all up so I can do another one!

    By the way, good looking cook man =D>


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  • cspearce2cspearce2 Posts: 107
    Thanks...Eating it up around our house was easy...my wife took some to work and their are several Eggheads there so they really appreciated it...
    Kind Regards...Papa C
    Peachtree City, GA
    2-XLBG's E...Webber 22" kettle, Retired Gas Grill
    Roll Tide!!!
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