This is very normal. It could be the way the packaged meat has been sitting, letting gravity do its thing with the blood.
"Bring it on, you bananna thong wearing killer of brisket!"
If you really care about this place, you'll show some respect for it.
Finally got my dream cooker, Runaround Sue
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