Brisket Plan

Discussion in 'Beef' started by tucsonbill, Dec 14, 2013.

  1. tucsonbill

    tucsonbill Fire Starter

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    Select a packer cut brisket around 10 pounds and try to determine the butcher date.   Wet age the brisket to a total of 30 days.

    5:00  am – Meat Prep:

    1.        Trim fat cap to 1/4”

    2.       Inject with Butcher BBQ Brisket Injection.

    3.       Put into refrigerator for 2 hours

    4.       Apply rub (probably Jeff’s)

    5.       Back in the fridge for another couple of hours.

    8:00 am – Fire up smoker and stabilize at 250 degrees

    9:00 am – Fire up the AMPTS with mixture of cherry and oak pellets.   Put brisket in the smoker, fat cap down, with the ET-732 probe sterilized and inserted.

    150 degrees – Foil the brisket with a mixture of 1/4 cup beef broth and 1/8 cup bourbon for foiling sauce.

    190 degrees – begin half-hourly toothpick testing.   Pull brisket when tender.

    Wrap in bath towels and rest in cooler for 2 hours.

    Thanks,

    TucsonBill

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  2. Hello Bill.  Your plan is sound and should give good results.  Good luck.  Keep Smokin!

    Danny
     
  3. tucsonbill

    tucsonbill Fire Starter

    Thanks Danny,

    Normally packers are a little tough to come by here, but I found one today.  It is in the fridge becoming a little older right now.

    That plan is the preliminary to the draft copy (In other words, subject to change!)..  I also appreciate your PM and will certainly study it!

    I plan to update the thread as I progress, certainly with Qview!

    TucsonBill
     

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