First Brisket on WSM (5lbs)

Discussion in 'Beef' started by davey1188, May 9, 2015.

  1. davey1188

    davey1188 Newbie

    Hello Everyone

    Im going to try and smoke my first brisket tomorrow for Mothers day.It weighs about 5 LBS, how long roughly will she take to cook?Going to smoke with some mesquite wood chunks. Temp? around 225 250ish?

  2. timberjet

    timberjet Master of the Pit

    2hours per pound 2 hour rest low and slow. That's ballpark as every one is different I do mine at 225. You can foil at 165 if you choose to and that might cut an hour off. Go until toothpick tender.
    Last edited: May 9, 2015

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