Thread: Mushy Butts
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Old 01-20-2013, 03:32 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by cameraman View Post
I cooked a couple of butts yesterday. At 190 I did my first probe. Resistance. At 195 I wiggled the bones, tight. Same at 200 but decided to probe after the wiggle. Mega butter. I threw the butts in the fridge and called it a night. Pulled them this morning and tasted a small bowl. Really tasty but kind of on the line of tender and mushy. Any thoughts?
The internal temp is really irrelevant, but based on what I read above, you probed at 190 and they weren't ready. At 195 you wiggled the bone, but didn't probe. When you did probe again at 200 they were over cooked. So, sometime between 190 and 200 they were done, but since you didn't probe you missed it.
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