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Unread 06-04-2009, 04:33 PM   #1
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Default Brisket flat on top and Pork Butt on bottom?

I'm cooking a brisket flat and 2 pork butts tomorrow in a Backwoods Party. (Vertical smoker). Should I place the brisket above or below the butts? Will one juice effect the others taste? I will be wrapping the flat at 165. Maybe swap once I wrap the brisket?

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When I do that I put the butts on top.......
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put the butts on top you might want to reseason when you wrap the brisket.
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I generally don't like putting pork over anything but pork (the same goes for chicken).

I would put the flat over the butts for 2 basic reasons: One, there is less of a chance of cross contamination this way and two, the flavor of my brisket rub is milder than that of My pork butts. (But reason 1 is the big one.)
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butts on top for me
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I do butts over brisket in my Party.
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i like the butts over the brisket..
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I generally do butts over brisket.
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I cook my briskets in a separate cooker all together than any of my pork products..... but that is because I am allergic to pork, and this way I don't cross contaminate my brisket and chicken...

I eat the brisket and chicken, and the rest of the family eat it all..... I really miss the ribs, pulled pork, chops, ham, sausage, etc....
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I just put the butts on top because they usually finish faster than the brisket by a few hours. With a flat....I'd actually put the beef over the pork. Just wanted to throw a stick in the wheels I guess.
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Bacon on top of a burger, applies the same in this theory with the butts on top.
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Pork loin over the salmon.
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How did we get to pork loin over the salmon in this post Bubba?
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