Originally Posted by bigabyte
I've done higher heat for all of those yes. They turned out just fine, even great, but I prefer doing them at 275. I like the bark better at these temps, and I personally think the butts and brisket are more tender, but high-heat fans will disagree with me there. It all boils down in the end to what you find you like best.
Thanks, I think I am going to get together with a buddy that has a UDS and when I build mine we will do it both ways and see how it goes.
Funny thing is that of the many briskets and butts I have cooked I have gone either at 225-250 or at 325 or higher but not in between.