Brisket Last Night

Discussion in 'Beef' started by mneeley490, May 3, 2015.

  1. mneeley490

    mneeley490 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Ha! Looks like I'm in good company, seeing all the great briskets done this weekend. Well done, everyone!

    Here's mine: Had a friend up from Phoenix, so that was the impetus. 

    Started out with about a 10 lb. brisket, after trimming.


    I had a little of Jeff's Texas Rub left, but not enough for a whole brisket, so I just added some more salt & pepper.


    Decided to forego my electrics this time and go Old School on the Weber. Got the brisket on promptly at 6am, which turned out to be a bit early.


    This kept a steady 250° for the whole cook. In fact, it only took 6-1/2 hours to become toothpick tender, and I still had about 1' of charcoal to go.




    For sides, I made some of Dutch's Wicked Baked Beans...


    ...and tried a new potato recipe from the BBQ Pit boys. Really, really good, these things. I won't post a link out of deference to Jeff, but I highly recommend you go to YouTube and try these out.



    Out of the foil. This rested for about 7 hours, wrapped in towels in my cooler, but was still piping hot when sliced.


    Sorry, at that point I dropped the camera and picked up my knife, so no pics of the slices or plating, but they did have a nice smoke ring going. Not a bad effort, if I say so myself. We ate so much, we completely forgot about dessert!
     
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  2. c farmer

    c farmer Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Looks great. I still need to try a packer.
     
  3. rmmurray

    rmmurray Master of the Pit

    That is an awesome looking dinner accompanied by some well deserved points!
    :points1:
    -Ryan
     
  4. b-one

    b-one Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looks great!:drool
     
  5. dukeburger

    dukeburger Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Good looking brisky.

    Using the Weber kettle gets you [​IMG]on it's own! Nice work!
     
  6. bryce

    bryce Smoking Fanatic

    Great job and good looking beans as well.

    Bryce
     

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