thanks guys, I end up throwing it away. I really gave it a good look this morning, and decided it was too mushy, and had some gray to it. it passed the sniff test just fine, but,,,,, just couldn't smoke it.
lesson learned, don't trim it, keep it in the cryovac!
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UDS (Snail barrel)
Traeger 124 (older american made model)
WSM, one touch kettle
gasser from costco,