Smoking 2 7lbs butts today. My entire family is comming over tomorrow this is only my second smoke.
I am using a combo of apple and hickory for my wood.
I brined them last night about 16 hours in apple cider.
injected one with cider and brown sugar the other I used coke brown sugar and Capt. Morgan Tattoo spiced rum.
The cider one I used a brown sugar base rub with the ingredients listed below.
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup white table sugar
1/4 cup sweet Hungarian paprika
1/4 cup granulated garlic
1 Tablespoon black pepper
1 Tablespoon Lawry's Seasoned Salt
1 Tablespoon ground cumin
1 Teaspoon cayenne pepper
The Rum and Coke one I used Charley Vergos Rendezvous rub which I got the last time I was in Memphis.
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