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thunter 08-10-2014 07:30 PM

Amazing Brisket Today
 
We had a family back to school picnic today, and I supplied the beef brisket. I had a 15 lb. choice in the freezer, so I took it out, so I could trim it, and baptize it in a salt and pepper rub...

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I got my CG Outlaw (Boss Hog), ready with a hot bed of Kingsford, and a couple of logs of oak...

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I wanted to cook this big boy at 250* and using the Aron Franklin method...

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After 6 hours in the smoke, he looked like he wanted to be wrapped. The color was beautiful, and the texture was right. Just by feeling it, I could tell it was at about 165, so I probed it to see how close I was... 163. Anyway, close enough to wrap it in butcher paper and return it to the heat...

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After another 6 hours, I have it jiggle, and it was just about where I wanted it, but I still wanted a looser "jiggle". So, I put it back for another 2 hours. I didn't probe it again, I just went by feel. After the additional 2 hours, he was begging to pardon from heat, and after a satisfactory jiggle, I took him off and rested him for 2 hours in my warmer. Then it was time to slice!

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Here is the flat with a beautiful bark...

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Here is the point, which also had nice bark...

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Sliced the brisket in half, separating the the point from the flat, and it looked absolutely wonderful...

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The flat sliced very nicely, and it had a nice smoke ring too...

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The point also produced some beautiful slices and some delicious chopped meat. It was a bit overdone for competition quality, but I was cooking for the family, and melt-in-your-mouth brisket is a winner with them!

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It was a great cook, and the meat was fantastic! There won't be any leftovers for lunch this week, because there was nothing left of it after the party... Just the way I like it really! :-D

landarc 08-10-2014 07:32 PM

Man, that is a gorgeous cook, and nicely photographed, well done sir

Blythewood BBQ'er 08-10-2014 07:33 PM

Nice looking brisket!

jsperk 08-10-2014 07:36 PM

Great looking brisket.

smoke ninja 08-10-2014 07:36 PM

Now that's how you cook a brisket

Guest 08-10-2014 07:44 PM

Looks excellent!

cowgirl 08-10-2014 07:45 PM

Beautiful hunk of beef Tony!!

s0upb0ne 08-10-2014 07:46 PM

Awesome looking brisket

Bperkins01 08-10-2014 07:47 PM

I hope to do as well some day. Very nice!

Smokin Ribs 08-10-2014 07:55 PM

Excellent job :clap2:

Eatin Smoke 08-10-2014 07:58 PM

Bravo.....I bet that was good!

viking72 08-10-2014 08:01 PM

Oh yeah, You nailed it!

rcw320 08-10-2014 08:01 PM

That is so awesome looking. I just finished dinner, and it still looks good :D

pjtexas1 08-10-2014 08:22 PM

Great looking cook! Those sliced pics are killing me.

Decoy205 08-10-2014 08:23 PM

Thanks for posting! Looks incredible. And I agree the photos are great and it looks juicy as hell!


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