Originally Posted by thunter
Pickle Juice? Really? Sometimes I think these guys just say things to throw people off. If you do put pickle juice on the brisket, I think it would have the same effect as mustard... nothing other than a binding agent for the rub. Now, if you inject with pickle juice, I think the results would be a bit more noticeable... and I for one, don't think I would want to notice that! Just saying.
Dude, it really is a thing. To add acid and a little other flavor. A homemade mustard using red wine vinegar would be superior. IMHO