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Smoking Westy 08-20-2013 08:29 AM

Brisket and Butt cook from the weekend - pRon
 
This past weekend my dad had an old hunting and motorcycle riding buddy that he hadn't seen in years come down from Wisconsin for the weekend. I was in 2nd grade the last time I've seen him, 20 some years ago.

Dad requested that I fire up the smokers and I couldn't decide if I wanted to cook pork shoulders or brisket so I did both.

Cookers coming up to temp - my homebuilt and my brother's 18.5" WSM (first time cooking on an 18.5 rather than my 22.5 and it was rock solid)

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Couple 7 pound butts on the smoker - rubbed up with Big Mista's rub (love this stuff)

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3 hours into the cook - mix of hickory and cherry doing it's job

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Since I was just sitting on the deck enjoying the morning, I figured I might as well fire up dad's kettle and cook up some breakfast. Naked fatty, homemade butter biscuits and fried eggs for sammiches.

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Brisket at the 5 hour mark (forgot to take a picture as it went on the cooker). Seasoned liberally with kosher salt and cracked pepper

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Pork is done and ready to rest

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Brisket done and ready to rest

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Flat sliced up

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Point cooling off to be sliced for burnt ends

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All in all this was my best do on both the pork shoulders and the brisket. I am loving the mix of cherry and hickory and for this cook I dialed up the temps to 300 on both cookers. Everyone loved the brisket, tender, moist with a great peppery crust. :clap2:

aawa 08-20-2013 08:31 AM

Great looking cook!

bulldogs34 08-20-2013 08:34 AM

Great looking sammy

Smoking Westy 08-23-2013 02:18 PM

Thanks! Biscuits on the kettle is one of my new favorites and they make for a tasty sammich.

TheWolfePit 08-23-2013 02:22 PM

Everything looks killer! Start the day off with a grilled biscuit and things go up from there! Excellent!!

Rham 08-23-2013 02:33 PM

Awesome. Nice view from the upstairs balcony too.

1911Ron 08-23-2013 02:43 PM

The sandwich looks great! The brisket and butts look pretty good!

Garrett 08-23-2013 02:51 PM

Very nice all around job!! Fattie biscuits rule!!!

CtTradArcher 08-23-2013 02:57 PM

Nice cook! Hope your Dad's buddy is a big eater!

Toast 08-23-2013 04:06 PM

Fantastic cook Sir!

wmarkw 08-23-2013 04:42 PM

Awesome cook! No foiling for any of the meat!? right on!

cowgirl 08-23-2013 04:55 PM

Yum! Looks extra tasty!!

Smoking Westy 08-23-2013 08:44 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by wmarkw (Post 2599445)
Awesome cook! No foiling for any of the meat!? right on!

Correct no foil! Never have tried the whole foil thing.


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