Beer Bathed Brisket Qview

Discussion in 'Grilling Beef' started by thunderdome, Mar 8, 2010.

  1. thunderdome

    thunderdome Master of the Pit

    Found a 6 lbs brisket at the store in the manager special section for $8.47!

    Had to cook it yesterday. It was pouring outside, so I found an old Beer Bathed Brisket recipe which my wife loves.

    Rubbed the brisket down, seared it on both sides for awhile, then put in roasting pan, and poured over my reduced mixture of guinness extra stout, ketchup, beef broth, onions, garlic, and carroway seeds.



















     
  2. thunderdome

    thunderdome Master of the Pit

    Pulled the brisket, threw back into the pot, then served over egg noodles



     
  3. timtimmay

    timtimmay Action Team

    Looks great! Best meat under $10 I've seen.
     
  4. hogfan40

    hogfan40 Meat Mopper

    I like your Avatar, I needed a good laugh after today at work.
     
  5. rw willy

    rw willy Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    great looking chow! How long does it cook in the broth? Looks hearty
     
  6. thunderdome

    thunderdome Master of the Pit

    Thanks, it was a nice surprise when I found it at the store


    That's what I'm here for

    It took about 3.5 hours in the beer/broth bath
     
  7. fire it up

    fire it up Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looks great, and definitely gotta give you points for using Guinness, the greatest beer ever invented. (I love being Irish)
    Slainte!

    Would love to give this a try, got 2 packers in the fridge right now though one is for corned beef on St. Patrick's Day.
    Maybe a few hours of smoke first then finish up in the beer.

    I'm assuming you shredded the flat and the point, did the point leave a lot of fat floating on the top after it rendered out?
     
  8. thunderdome

    thunderdome Master of the Pit

    I did shred the flat and point, but I trimmed it up really good prior to cooking.

    I imagine I will have a pretty thick fat layer on the stuff in the fridge right now, but it wasn't bad
     
  9. rbranstner

    rbranstner Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I wish I could find a steal like that. I could almost call you Ron. haha
     
  10. thunderdome

    thunderdome Master of the Pit

    My wife thinks it's hilarious that I can't go to the store without checking the "managers special" section of the meat dept.

    However, it's a smokers dream. A ton of chucks/7 Bone Roasts/Brisket etc ends up there for some reason
     
  11. rdknb

    rdknb Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    every nice find and great smoke. My wife laughs when I take pics of the smoke lol
     
  12. ronp

    ronp Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Hey!! [​IMG]

    They haven't had the managers special area for a while. [​IMG]

    If I want something I have to go directly to the manager.
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  13. thunderdome

    thunderdome Master of the Pit

    Do they give u a discount on anything? or just the stuff that isnt moving?
     
  14. smoquey

    smoquey Newbie

    Nice job!!! What time is dinner!!
     

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