Brisket #2!

Discussion in 'Beef' started by rejjr7, Aug 6, 2016.

  1. rejjr7

    rejjr7 Newbie

    Some friends asked me to smoke a brisket for their anniversary party so I'm smoking this one so I have one more under my belt before then.

    16lb whole packer brisket.  Trimmed the fat down to a bit less than a 1/4".  Pre salted with Kosher salt yesterday.  Rubbed with Big Bad Beef rub and put it in the smoker at 5:30.

    Here's how I lit my charcoal...


    Big ol' pile of coal!


    Lit a little pile of coal.


    Added the little pile to the big pile!


    Here's a shot of the Brisket when I put her in.  At that time the smoker was at 219F and the brisket was at 50F.

    Two and a half hours in and the smoker is at 240F and the meat is at 99F.
     
    Last edited: Aug 6, 2016
  2. dirtsailor2003

    dirtsailor2003 Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Off to a good start.
     
  3. rejjr7

    rejjr7 Newbie

    5.5 hours in.  Brisket is hovering in the 140s for about 2 hours.  At 147 now.  I like this Pit Pal app, lets me make a chart of my progress.

    Here's a pic...

     
  4. b-one

    b-one Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looking great!:drool
     
  5. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Sure looks good so far!

    Al
     

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