Originally Posted by jazzybadger
Yeah I've never experienced a butt getting dried out. They're so full of marbled goodness I'd figure that's almost impossible. One of the main reasons people recommend a person's first cook being a pork butt is for that reason.
When you pulled it, did it still have a lot of chunks of non rendered fat in the end product?
Naw. No unusual amounts of fat. About the same as always. Some of it was moist from the long resting period, I guess. But other parts I literally couldn't pull apart. Had to tear the meat off of the bone!