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Unread 01-15-2014, 01:20 PM   #1
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Default Monster Brisket

From time-to-time there are posts here regarding the biggest briskets you've ever seen/cooked. Here's a pic we just received from Gil Taft of a brisket he used at his class this weekend (http://gatewaybbqstore.com/cooking-c...cooking-class/)

At 26 lbs., it's a monster! Can for scale :)

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Unread 01-15-2014, 01:39 PM   #2
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Wow. Nothing over 20 here
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Geez! I cooked a 22lb'er and though that was massive.
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That gotta take a while to cook. @ 1 1/2 hrs a lb = 39 hrs!!!
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That's gonna require a BIG crock pot!

Oh wait, that's not a rack of ribs. Nevermind

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That gotta take a while to cook. @ 1 1/2 hrs a lb = 39 hrs!!!
It would be interesting to see how long that large of a brisket takes to cook, but there seems to be a point where the ratio of brisket size to cook time doesn't continue at the same per/lb rate. If that makes sense.

When I cooked that 22lber I also cooked an 18lber and they 22 actually finished first.
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That must of been one insanely fat cow.
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I would gladly conduct an experiment to see how long it would take to cook one. Where can I send my shipping info?
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You sure that was from a beef cow and not a buffalo?
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Did it have a thick flat?
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I am scared to ask what that cost.
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I'd like to see her undressed.
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Wow!
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Wow, I'm thrilled when I can find one over 8 lbs at Sams.
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I've done a 15 pounder that trimmed down to 14 and a 17.5 that went to 16.5. That thing is huge...
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