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Pit barrel smokers

Postby HCBGE06 » Fri May 26, 2017 8:51 am

I have been thinking of getting my SIL and BIL a pit barrel smoker for house warming present We both like the smoker from the Pit Barrel Cooker Co. Meathead at Amazing Ribs has given it the best value award. does anyone have any experience with this company and the product?
Thanks for your input
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Re: Pit barrel smokers

Postby OldUsedParts » Fri May 26, 2017 11:09 am

One thing's for certain - - - - "you really know how to score in-law points" :tup:
More than likely they'll be some members with personal experience commenting on this thread.
Until then you might take a look around this Link - - - - Good Luck :salut:
https://www.thespruce.com/pit-barrel-co ... iew-336174
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Re: Pit barrel smokers

Postby castironchris » Fri May 26, 2017 1:09 pm

I truly wish I had a personal opinion to offer because I would love to have one!!
You gonna cook that meat or warm it to death??

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Re: Pit barrel smokers

Postby HCBGE06 » Fri May 26, 2017 4:39 pm

Yes they are pretty special people. They have an electric smoker and the house has a built in brick pit. We usually give Mini eggs, but I think a barrel smoker would be more versatile.
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Re: Pit barrel smokers

Postby bobcat1 » Fri May 26, 2017 6:28 pm

I've been cooking on one for 2 years. Very simple to cook on. Turns out the best ribs, chicken and brisket I have ever ate. Pork loin too. Be sure to order the plate that goes under the charcoal basket and tell them to watch the videos at https://www.pitbarrelcooker.com/ . You nearly can't screw it up. If you leave the lid off for 30 minutes because you forgot to go back and put it on. It will catch ribs and brisket on fire. I never did that again.Image Image Image
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Re: Pit barrel smokers

Postby bobcat1 » Sun May 28, 2017 2:20 pm

Todays cook on Pit Barrel Cooker.

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Re: Pit barrel smokers

Postby castironchris » Mon May 29, 2017 6:39 am

When you wrap ribs or whatever you are cooking on the PBC do you put them on the grate at that point or do you leave them hanging and wrap around the hanging rod or what?
You gonna cook that meat or warm it to death??

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Re: Pit barrel smokers

Postby bobcat1 » Mon May 29, 2017 7:16 am

castironchris wrote:When you wrap ribs or whatever you are cooking on the PBC do you put them on the grate at that point or do you leave them hanging and wrap around the hanging rod or what?

I either wrap them and put them on the grate or in the oven. Usually the oven. 3 hours hanging, 2 hours wrapped in the oven and 1 hour unwrapped in the oven. The would not win a competition because there is no "tug". I like them like that so that is how I cook them. You have to have a sharp knife or they will tear up when you slice them. :salut: :texas:
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Re: Pit barrel smokers

Postby HCBGE06 » Wed May 31, 2017 8:56 pm

Thanks for all the replies and the tips. Will be ordering one for inlaws in June.
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