How To Smoke A Pork Boston Butt?

How long do you smoke a pork butt?

How Long to Smoke a Pork Butt.

I shoot to maintain my smoker temperature at 225 degrees F and can typically plan about 2 hours of cook time per pound of pork.

For example, an 8 pound pork shoulder will take about 16 hours from start to finish.

What is the best way to smoke a Boston butt?

Boston Butt Recipe | Smoked Pork Butt on the UDS Smoker –

How long does it take to smoke a Boston butt in an electric smoker?

approximately 1 hour

How do you prepare a pork shoulder for smoking?


  • Place pork shoulder in a large pot and add enough apple cider to cover.
  • Cover pot and refrigerate for 12 hours.
  • Prepare smoker to about 210 degrees F (99 degrees C).
  • Pour cider brine into the water pan of the smoker; add onion and about 1/4 cup more sugar rub.
  • Smoke pork until very tender, about 8 hours.