Next time buy the floppiest brisket they have. They end up much more tender and juicy than the stiff ones.
You can also smoke chuck roast as a nice alternative to brisket. More marbling is better in both cuts.
Jim - Another transplanted Texan
Former KCBS CBJ
Large and Medium Big Green Eggs , Black 18.5" WSM, Blue Weber Performer - Stainless, Green Weber OTG Kettle , Brinkmann SnP Pro, and a Stainless UDS. One retired Portable Kitchen grill.
Red Thermapen, Maverick ET-732, EdgePro Apex Sharpener.
Avatar is the original 1951 Weber Kettle