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Old 10-02-2010, 08:07 AM   #1
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Default Brisket Flat Question(Color oif the Meat)

This is only my second time smoking a flat. Looking at the meat once I pulled it out of the cryovac, it has a nice fat cap and good pink color. But one edge of the meat is brown in color, is this normal.
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Old 10-02-2010, 08:11 AM   #2
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This is very normal. It could be the way the packaged meat has been sitting, letting gravity do its thing with the blood.

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Old 10-02-2010, 08:32 AM   #3
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Is it more of a gray color along the edges? If so just cut those off. Its perfectly normal.
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Old 10-02-2010, 08:33 AM   #4
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Send it to me, it is spoiled. Do not eat this brisket, I repeat send it to me. I am State certified in bad brisket disposal.
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Old 10-02-2010, 08:37 AM   #5
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Yes, it is more of a gray color. I just trimmed it a bit and put it back in the fridge with some rub on it. Can't wait to get smoking in between kids soccer and football games.
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