Well, I pulled my brisket off the smoker around 2 this morning(I'm a night shift person and it's my day off) and I wasn't impressed . It cooked wonderfully and was juicy and tender but..... It was my first brisket and against my better judgment I listened to everyone about how to do it. "They " said brine it and wrap it. Ugh . Now I have this lump of meat with no smoke flavor at all. It was a waste of wild cherry and apple. Next time I'll put a rub on it and leave it uncovered and mop it so it gets a nice bark and then wrap it and let it finish. The only good thing about this fiasco is I can use the meat in Brunswick Stew.