Chuck roast is an American family favorite because of low price and frankly taste. Depending on what cut you pick it can and probably will have hard fat and fat in general. Keep reading
The fat in general makes the roast tender and juicy. The hard fat can easily be pulled off/out at the end of cook. You could look at the cut of beef as the pork shoulder of the cow. This recipe is for smoking the chuck roast. The sandwiches are dinner rolls/sliders with the beef, mashed potatoes, and au ju rendered from the roast.