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I am going to smoke a pork butt on Sunday at 250 indirect and am really wanting a good bark. Was considering spritzing with apple juice but didn't know if this was necessary given pork butt is pretty forgiving, I plan on wrapping around 170 and will put some apple juice in when I wrap and didn't know if the spritzing would take away from a good bark?
Also, I have only used wood chips and have always scattered them around the charcoal so I have never been concerned with most of them not being lit and smoking. However, this will be my first time using chunks and was a little concerned that if I only put 2 or 3 chunks in and the charcoal not lighting some of them. Should I light the apple wood chunks directly or rely on the charcoal to light them? Thanks in advance for any advice to these two questions.