Originally Posted by Que'inKC
Brisket is going good...I pulled it off at 7:45am CST int temp @195 passed probe tender test..Resting in cooler now...
Cook when really well I think for my first time...The BWS ran really well, it took a lot more tending too than I figured it would...I need to get the hang of the vents, it really doesn't take much air on these thangs, but surprisingly it went through the coal...
I filled it up 3 times during the night (about every 4 hours using RO Lump)...I filled the water pan up once, but it never ran dry...
I didn't sleep much and I am really tired, but all in all it was a good cook...I decided to through a splatched (sp) chicken on because I had lots of good coals left over..
Doing a brisket as the first cook on a new cooker is quite brave. Congratulations! Sounds like it went perfectly.
I wonder if the guys here have a way for you to get more sleep and run more than 4 hours on a load of lump. Maybe more air and fewer lit coals. Maybe drop a handful of lit coals in the center and let it spread out. Dunno. Not familiar with the BW. Makes me appreciate my Egg, though. A load of lump can go more than 24 hours.
You don't really care about the lack of sleep when you are playing with a new toy, eh?
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