first brisket !

Discussion in 'Beef' started by cksteele, Aug 12, 2016.

  1. cksteele

    cksteele Smoking Fanatic

    New to the forum but last weekend  i finally jumped to big boy  BBQ,  after doing just ribs and porkbutts  for ages  i did my first brisket!   Picked up  this 13 pound brisket  trimmed  most of the fat off it  to 1/4  of an inch. Also  squared it up a bit  then rubbed it with 50/50 kosher salt and coarse ground pepper,  cooked it on my offset  for about 11 1/2 hours at about 275-285 degrees using just white oak. Wrapped it in butcher paper  about 7 1/2 hours in  pulled it off  around 195 internal temp   cause it felt  super  tender when i picked it up, boy was it tasty  so moist  and juicy  cant wait to  do another one 






     
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  2. b-one

    b-one Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looks like a tasty brisky!Thumbs Up
     
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  3. redheelerdog

    redheelerdog Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Nice job CKS, it's great when a plan comes together isn't it? Keep up the good work!


     
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  4. cksteele

    cksteele Smoking Fanatic

    Thanks guys yeah did lots of "homework" studying on doing a good brisket learned a ton for the next one can't wait !!
     
  5. pit 4 brains

    pit 4 brains Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Nice.. it only gets better..
     
  6. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    That's a great looking brisket!

    Point for a successful first try!

    Al
     

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