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Brisket and Pork Butt at the same time?

CaptpabloCaptpablo Posts: 63
edited August 2012 in EggHead Forum
I am sure it's been done before. I'm looking to smoke a brisket and a butt at the same time.  I'm still thinking this through, but my thought would be a 5lb butt and a 8 lb brisket(give or take). Any pointers, tips?

BTW, I have a LGE.  

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  • Adjustable rig or god help us that I mention the swing rack without 48,000 posts to follow. Both are excellent options of you plan on doing this more than once. If this is a 1 time shot, use some empty beer cans and a $20 webber grate from home depot.
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  • BrownieBrownie Posts: 1,023
    lol.  You can also search for "raised grid" for other home made ideas for dual racks.
  • tnbarbqtnbarbq Posts: 248
    I love the idea!  Which one would be on top?
    Scooter 
    Mid TN. Hangin' in the 'Boro. MIM Judge
  • CaptpabloCaptpablo Posts: 63
    edited August 2012
    Interesting. With your set up, I would place the indirect plate feet up? Grate #1 on top with brisket or butt, then beer cans plus webber grate with butt/brisket?

    Right now, this is a 1 time thing....Let's be honest, probably not, but need something for Saturday.
  • Captpablo said:

    Interesting. With your set up, I would place the indirect plate feet up? Grate #1 on top with brisket or butt, then beer cans plus webber grate with butt/brisket?

    Right now, this is a 1 time thing....Let's be honest, probably not, but need something for Saturday.

    You got it. Does Not matter which is on top. Whichever fits on which rack will work.
    1- LGBE
    1- KBQ C-60 (The Dishwasher)
    I- Blackstone 36" Griddle
    1- Sweet-A$$ Roccbox Pizza Oven
    1-Very Understanding and Forgiving Wife
  • Good luck, let us know how it goes!
  • SMITTYtheSMOKERSMITTYtheSMOKER Posts: 2,623
    edited August 2012

    You should be able to cook a 5lb butt and a 8lb brisket on the same grid.  I would use an oversized drip pan (disposable turkey roaster with blunt ends works great) for more protected area.

     

    Good luck.

     

    -SMITTY     

    from SANTA CLARA, CA

  • Thanks all. I usually cook butts @ 300 dome, and brisket @ 250/275 dome.

    What do you guys recommend here?  I lean toward 275 dome.

  • jlsmjlsm Posts: 981
    You might even have a 25-degree difference if your second grid is high enough. 
    *******
    Owner of a large and a beloved mini in Philadelphia
  • Wreckt01Wreckt01 Posts: 28
    ive done it a few times, butt on top rack, brisket below. always comes out good. 250 degrees until 195 internal.
  • If I can fit on the same grate, 250 should be fine, right?
  • Dan in StLDan in StL Posts: 252
    I did this earlier in the summer.  Butt on the top brisket down below.  I think the butt juice added a lil sumthin' to the brisket... :-)
  • This is one I did for the wife's work Christmas party. They turned out great.

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