My first Brisket

Discussion in 'Beef' started by bottomline, Mar 5, 2010.

  1. bottomline

    bottomline Smoke Blower

    Cooked it for 9 hours at 225*. Jeff's rub and sauce. Used Hickory and Apple wood. This is my first Qview attempt.
    This is my new King Kooker (Gas) Smoker. Upgraded the thermomenter, and seasoned it last weekend.

    Here it is going in.


    After a couple hours. Cooked in a little shed I got to stay out of the wind. Worked out real good.


    Almost there.


    Wrapped it in foil after 5 hours, and once done, I wrapped in towels and put in the cooler for 2 hours.
    Sliced up. Very tasty!! And tender. Look forward to the next one. Appreciate all the info you guys provided on this site. Very big help.
     
  2. rgacat

    rgacat Meat Mopper SMF Premier Member

    Looks like you did a very good job. [​IMG]
     
  3. bassman

    bassman Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    It doesn't get any better than that! Nice and juicy. Be careful smoking in the shed. Looks a little smoky in there.
     
  4. rickw

    rickw Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Congrats on you first brisket...........[​IMG]............. .[​IMG]
     
  5. ddave

    ddave Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Nice looking brisket you got there. [​IMG]

    Gotta watch out for carbon monoxide too.

    Dave
     
  6. triplebq

    triplebq Smoking Fanatic

    Tx
    great Qview . Did you inject it ?


    Be careful cooking inside any place espc with a gas smoker , the fumes can back flash on you along with the smoke .
     
  7. mr mac

    mr mac Smoking Fanatic

    Very nice indeed. I'd eat it! [​IMG]
     
  8. bottomline

    bottomline Smoke Blower

    Thanks fellas. I enjoyed it and appreciate all of the info. you guys provided on making it a success. I did not inject this one, but think I'll try it on the next one.

    Yeah, cooking in the shed was probably not the brightest thing I ever did. I did open up the windows a bit, but was still a little smoky.

    Now, what to cook this weekend.[​IMG]
     
  9. irishteabear

    irishteabear Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Nice job! [​IMG]
     
  10. If you have power in the shed do what I did install a range hood.
     
  11. reichl

    reichl Meat Mopper

    That brisket looks GREAT for your first one. [​IMG]for you sir.
     
  12. timtimmay

    timtimmay Action Team

    Great looking brisket, how many pounds was that puppy?

    [​IMG]
     
  13. triplebq

    triplebq Smoking Fanatic

    Tx
    As close as I can figure ~

    The Lord bless you and keep you;
    the Lord make his face to shine upon you, and be gracious unto you;
    the Lord lift up the light of his countenance upon you, and give you peace.
     
  14. smokingriley

    smokingriley Smoke Blower

    Good looking Brisket!! I might attempt my first one this weekend also.[​IMG]
     
  15. bottomline

    bottomline Smoke Blower

    Thanks everyone. This was a 6.5 lb flat. Bought it at Sams. They had a really good selection.
     
  16. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Yea your sged thing wasn't the great thing that you ever did but you have a lot of brain cells. Now that hood thingy looks like the trick for getting some ventilation in your shed. Now lets move right to the brisket. It looks amasing and looks like you have been smoking for half your life too. I would be proud to serve that meat on my table also. [​IMG]just have to go out to you for your first brisket smoke and quite the success also.
     
  17. captsly

    captsly StickBurners

    Nice brisket bud! That really looks great, bet it tasted just as good![​IMG]
     
  18. wmarkw

    wmarkw Smoking Fanatic

    Lol. Brisket looks awesome!
     

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