My First Brisket

Discussion in 'Beef' started by saugeyejoe, Mar 26, 2011.

  1. saugeyejoe

    saugeyejoe Fire Starter

    I finally got around to doing a brisket.  5 pounder from Wally World.  Cooked in the MES at 225, wrapped in foil at 160.... then to 200.  Used a mix of apple and hickory.  A "few" cheap beers got me through the 12 hour smoke.

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    Salt, Onion powder, pepper, garlic powder and a touch of cayenne pepper.  Injected with a little Italian dressing.

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    Out at 200.

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    Looking good......
     
  2. lugnutz

    lugnutz Smoking Fanatic

    Looks good! I got my first ever brisky in right now!  Ran out of cheap beverages so sent wife back to town to refresh the supply. It's been in since about noon and right now I'm only at 156 internal...long night ahead of me..good night for a movie !

    What temp did you cook at?
     
  3. saugeyejoe

    saugeyejoe Fire Starter

    I set the MES at 225 and never looked back..........Took around 12 hours for a ~5 pounder.
     
  4. smokinal

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

    Looks real good! Great job on your first try!
     
  5. distre

    distre Smoke Blower

    Great looking first brisket. Nice job. How much Italian dressing did you inject?
     
  6. rbranstner

    rbranstner Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looks like it turned out good for you.
     
  7. saugeyejoe

    saugeyejoe Fire Starter

    I injected it with about 6 tablespoons, give or take a little.
     
  8. saugeyejoe

    saugeyejoe Fire Starter

    Turned out pretty good, I was happy with the results.
     
  9. Nice looking Brisket..Great job on your first brisket. [​IMG]
     
  10. saugeyejoe

    saugeyejoe Fire Starter

    Once the smoke clears this is all that matters......

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  11. tom37

    tom37 Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    heck ya man, that looks great.

    and there is noting wrong with cheep beer, thats one of the few that does not make my head hurt after the second one.
     
  12. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looks Great, Was it tender?
     
  13. saugeyejoe

    saugeyejoe Fire Starter

    Yep, cut it with a fork, fell apart.
     
  14. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looks Great from here!!!

    Nice plate with the shrooms smothering the meat!

    Good Job !!!!

    Bear
     
  15. roller

    roller Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    It looks really good and cheap beer makes the world go around !!!!!!!!!!!!!    I love cheap beer I can drink more of it....
     

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