I use mesquite in my UDS on Brisket. I take a split about 8" long and stand it up in the middle of my basket pack lump all around it. When I start the minion burn the mesqiute burns like a wick giving off just the right amount of smoke thought the cook. S&P + Beef+ Mesquite= Awesome.
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