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My butt a huge hit

TonyTony Posts: 224
edited November -1 in EggHead Forum
<p />I can't beleive it took me a year before I slow smoked a butt on the egg. For some reason I never did a long over night cook until now. I put the 5.85 lb Boston butt on the BGE at 10:15 New Years Eve and it was ready 13 hrs and 12 minutes later on New Years day. Not only did I cook it over night but I cooked it from 2006 to 2007 :)[p]Thanks to Elder Ward and The Naked Whiz for the very extensive and simple instructions. I cleaned and vac'd the egg and hand built the fire using Ozark Oak lump. The temp held perfectly all night long at 240*. At 8:30AM the internal meat prob temp read 176*. I opened the bottom vent about a 1/4 inch more and raised the temp to almost 300* at 11:20 AM it finally hit 200 degrees.

Man alive! Unbelievable! It was without question the biggest hit that I have ever cooked on the egg. My guest were blown away at how good the pulled pork was. I really out did myself with this one :)[p]Here is a pic. It doesn't do it justice but trust me it was awesome.[p]BGEphotos104.jpg



  • GrillMeisterGrillMeister Posts: 1,611
    Tiger Tony,[p]Congrats! Welcome to the Butt Club! [p]It's a great feeling, isn't it? Pulled Pork is the best when cooked on an Egg.[p]Cheers,[p]GrillMeister
    Austin, TX

  • JimboBQJimboBQ Posts: 190
    <p />Tiger Tony,
    I love big butts,,,, er,,ahhh, Boston Butts, that is! Here is a pic of two butts I pulled and served at a birthday party. Big hit. People think you are a real BBQ god. And, they're right!

    Spartanburg, SC - 1 large, 1 small AND a brand new mini!
  • JimboBQ,
    I also got a BGE for Fathers day it is the best and your right the PP is the best.
    Happy New Year
    Bobby-FTW, TX

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