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Sausage question

Could only find an 8 lb butt for this weekend, so I told SWMBO that we should get some sausage since the butt isn't as big as we normally do. She bought Johnsonville Cheddar and Jalepeno sausage, which isn't really what I wanted, but I'm sort of stuck with it now. Can I smoke this with the butt, or do I have to do it direct?
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  • Doc_EggertonDoc_Eggerton Posts: 4,380
    I would think yes, but it will be well done after 14 hours.
    Pasquali Luciano
    Buon appetito to all the BGE family
    XLBGE, LBGE, MBGE and lots of toys

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  • Well yeah, I was thinking I'd throw them on in the last 2 or 3 hours or so.
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  • shtgunal3shtgunal3 Posts: 2,902
    You can cook it either way. Like Doc said, it will be done way sooner than the butt. I would throw it on raised direct after the butt is finished. Maybe while the butt is FTC'ed.

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  • trup0241trup0241 Posts: 35
    I usually do sausages indirect.  Depending on the temperature you do, even 2-3 hours may be too long.  I usually am doing them indirect at 300F for about 30 minutes.  Doing them indirect helps keep the casings in tact in my opinion.  Best of luck!

    Boiler up!
    Pittsburgh, PA
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  • calracefancalracefan Posts: 498
    Keep in mind that the sausage will have a different look cooked low and slow , but they have an awesome taste !
    Ova B.
    Fulton MO
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    Boiler up!
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  • GreenhawKGreenhawK Posts: 398
    I do that all the time.  I put a sausage on with the butt, and then pull it off for a snack early in the cook.  It works out great. 

    I have also done it late in the cook like you are thinking about doing.  Works great either way.
    Large BGE Decatur, AL
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  • CookinbobCookinbob Posts: 1,515
    I smoked Johnsonville brats and the skin got really tough though flavor was great. I recommend direct.
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