Originally Posted by Bbq Bubba
Believe it or not, bbq should be dark colored, not that red crap on Pitmasters.
Its not your sugar or juice, its your fire. What are you smoking with?
Originally Posted by Q-Dat
To the untrained eye, bark can be just plain ugly. People think its burnt, because they don't understand the process.
Some of the best Q I have ever had looked like hell but tasted like heaven:thumbup:
By any chance do you soak your wood before putting it on the coals? That can cause dark bark.
Spot on! Your fire needs more air or your wood isn't seasoned.