First Brisket

Discussion in 'Beef' started by eatlarge, Jun 20, 2016.

  1. eatlarge

    eatlarge Fire Starter

    Smoked my 1st brisket on my MES 30 yesterday for Fathers Day. It was a 4 Lb flat I started at 5 AM. 225 with a full AMAZIN tray of apple pellets rubbed with Jeff's Rub over a good coating of A1 Bold & Spicy.  At 165 I placed in a foil pan and covered tightly with foil with 6 ozs. of apple juice. Cooked to 200 and placed in a cooler till my 4 boys and daughter-n-laws came over. (about 2 hrs). Turned out super tender and moist
     
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  2. chad e

    chad e Smoke Blower SMF Premier Member

    Looks great! Haven't ventured a brisket since I violated my 1st one. Makes me want to try again. Thanks for sharing
     
  3. Nice job, looks good to me  I'll bet your'e hooked now      [​IMG]

    Gary
     
  4. Looks great. One quick tip (if you haven't already noticed) be sure to slice against the grain. Looks like you slightly with the grain, or about 45*. Of course,with it being tender like yours, it it not as crucial but still....

    If you can get a flat to turn out that nice you'll go nuts with a full packer. You may have to trim a tad off the flat end of a packer to fit, but it will be a nice smoke
     
  5. eatlarge

    eatlarge Fire Starter

    Yea, I forgot to check the grain direction before I started. Didn't really matter though cause it was sooo tender. Next time I'll check for sure and cut a corner off corresponding to the grain direction. 
     
  6. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Nice job on the brisket!

    It looks fantastic!

    Al
     
  7. johnnie walker

    johnnie walker Smoking Fanatic

    Brisket looks great!
    I fixed one yesterday myself,
     
  8. sauced

    sauced Master of the Pit

    Nice job.....great looking brisket!!
     

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