I think of that old man often. Tonight I am smoking a fatty, along with redfish and speckled trout from Lake Calcasieu caught late last year. I'm sure he has passed away. But I'm sure he would be proud of me, if not for smoking, but using my Mini WSM (tamale pot counts as a barrel-right?) that I semi home made.
Primo XL, Pit Barrel Cooker, Tiernan SOB, Mini WSM, Big Green Egg Mini via Craigslist, 5 others, Black Thermapen