First Brisket In Electric

Discussion in 'Beef' started by langemr, Dec 27, 2009.

  1. langemr

    langemr Fire Starter

    Nothing fancy here. Just your everyday cupboard stuff for rub and injected with beef broth. The usual and what was a 12 pound brisket before i sliced about 2 pounds of fat off of it. Bummer right.

    It's about 13 degrees out but wth.
  2. vince

    vince StickBurners SMF Premier Member

    Looks nice,
  3. fire it up

    fire it up Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    13, ugh...I feel ya.
    Did some pastrami recently when it was that cold out, huddles up next to my firebox shivering.

    Good luck with the brisket [​IMG]
  4. langemr

    langemr Fire Starter

    Unforuntely I had an incident with my meat probe as it read 170 when the brisket started spitting grease everywhere. I pulled out ol reliable and the damn thing read 208. So I bow my head and shame and post no pics of the finished product here. Time for a new probe. What a waste. We still ate it though lol.
  5. mossymo

    mossymo Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Sorry to hear about the thermometer, but I bet you could still make a heck of a pot of chili with leftover brisket to combat the outside temps !!!
  6. fire it up

    fire it up Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Not a problem, if it went up to 208 I would have wrapped in foil and a towel, lest rest for an hour then shred it for some pulled brisket, would be great!

    As long as it was edible and not a complete waste...
  7. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    The Good thing about BBQ is we eat our mistakes...

    So I guess you could say there are no mistakes...[​IMG]
  8. psychobrew

    psychobrew Smoke Blower

    That's what they make bbq sauce for.
  9. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Yea 208 isn't a bad thing at all i usaully takei mine to 200-205 and your only 3* off so theres no big deal. I would just pull it or you can slice it too and it will be great.
  10. rickw

    rickw Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Exactly, I do this at times just because I like shredded brisket.
  11. langemr

    langemr Fire Starter

    Yeh it wasnt that bad. The wife seemed to love it and has been eating it ever since. So we r good there. Little bbq sauce and it was great.
  12. triplebq

    triplebq Smoking Fanatic

    If it were to happen again add some hot tap water to the top and wrap tightly in foil and let it sit for about 45 minutes to one hour . You will think everything was done perfectly .
  13. cruizer

    cruizer Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Oh yeah. 208 not that bad. I would bet you did not have to chew to hard. [​IMG]

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