how to make root beer pull pork

Looking for some pulled pork in your life, but don’t have 8-10 hours?  We found the best shortcuts around and put them all together for this amazing recipe.  Talk about some flavors… this has them all, from pork to vanilla.  MMMMMMMM


Yield: 6# Pulled Pork
Prep time: 15-20 Minutes
Cook time: 2 hours Smoke, 30 Minutes Sear, 1.5 Hours Finish


Measure   Ingredient                                                Prep Notes      
7 lbs             Pork, Boneless, Shoulder                     Country Style Ribs
¼ cup           Rub A Dub, 5280 Culinary                                                
¼ cup           Oink, 5280 Culinary
24-30 fl oz    Root Beer or Sarsaparilla                                       
½ Cup           Low Country BBQ Sauce, 5280 Culinary
½ Cup           High Altitude BBQ Sauce, 5280 Culinary
Season to taste with Oink/Rub a Dub Blend
Sauce to taste with Low/High Blend                           
Prep Directions:
Be sure to buy the country style ribs, they are already cut for you
Mix together the Oink and Rub a Dub
Mix together the Low Country and High Altitude BBQ Sauce
 Cooking Notes:
This can be done on the Traeger, Weber or Big Green Egg
Add some smoke to build flavor
Temps remain the same for Traeger or Big Green Egg

Cooking Directions:
·       Take the pork out of the package and place into a large disposable aluminum pan
·       Mix the Oink and Rub A Dub together
·       Season the Pork with the Rub/Oink Mix as heavy or as light as desired
·       Be sure to season the pork on ALL SIDES
·       Cover the pork and let the rub work for 12-24 hours
·       Remove the pork from the pan and place into the smoker at 180-225
·       Smoke for 1-2 hours or as light/heavy as you prefer
·       Remove the pork from the smoker/grill and place into a new aluminum pan
·       Add the root beer and cover with foil
·       Place back on the smoker/grill at 300 degrees and cook until pork reaches 203 degrees
·       Remove from the smoker and rest for 20 minutes
·       Using insulated gloves and nitrile gloves or BBQ Claws, shred the pork
·       Drain 3/4 of the liquid and add the BBQ sauces, mix well
·       Serve with buns, slaw and shaved pineapple for a great Luau Sandwich      

Grills / Grill Gear Used:
Big Green Egg, Large 
Traeger, Pro34 Ace SKU – 8474934
Weber, Genesis II Ace SKU – 8532673
Thermometer, Digital, Instant Read Ace SKU – 6108419
Kingsford extra tough Grill Pan Ace SKU – 8463135

Shopping List (Products Used):
Oink, 5280 Culinary                                                                 Ace SKU – 8562043
Rub A Dub, 5280 Culinary                                                      Ace SKU – 8562050
High Altitude BBQ Sauce, 5280 Culinary                            Ace SKU – 8561979
Low Country BBQ Sauce, 5280 Culinary                             Ace SKU – 8560252


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