• Doing a pork butt eith soluable pa’s black bull and a smokehouse rub, never have used these products, doing this for a church function and i don’t want to intense of flavors,too spicy or hot,any reccomdations, also shpuld it sit overnight or go right into smoker, put right on the rack or in a pan
    Thanks for your help

  • Team Blue

    pigman34 You won’t get any heat from the Pa’s…it’s more of a flavor booster if anything. You should be able to get an idea on the rub by simply tasting it. I normally inject and apply a generous amount of rub and let sit overnight before heading to the smoker…I might just have to go get a Pork butt.

  • Team Blue

    pigman34 I just picked up a small pork butt at the store and decided to go with the Bloody Mary Jerky seasoning and the Pa’s injectable. I will rub the outside with horseradish to give the seasoning something to stick to and let it rest overnight. I will finish with Tajin seasoning to give it a little more acidity like a real Bloody Mary.


  • I just did a dozen pork butts in my smoker for a church function over the 4th weekend. I always leave mine rest over night. The most important part to me is to make sure you get the internal meat temp up to around 190 degrees… the connective tissue breaks down at that point and the pork pulls really easy and is super tender.

  • Power User PK100 Regular Contributors Team Grey

    pigman34 i injected, rubbed olive oil then with the excalibur ultimate pork rub and vacuum sealed and put in fridge over night before smoking. Everyone loved it

  • Team Blue Admin Walton's Employee Power User

    pigman34 How did it turn out? Did you like the Pa’s Black Bull on pork?

  • Power User PK100 Regular Contributors Team Grey

    Jonathon sure did, and so did the other 11 out of 12 people conpared to that half hog i did. They said that both were delishous but like the black bull better. Now with that said the 1/2 hog had alot more hours of smoke time which gave it alot of smoke flavor where the black bull had more seasoning flavor. 1/2 hog was 23 hour cook with approx 6 hours smoke and one 8 lb pork butt only had 2 hours smoke. Took both meats up to 160° then cut off smoke, wrapped in foil and finished cook to 200°. Both were extremely juicy

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