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Smokin' Greene
12-11-2015, 12:02 PM
Ok, so I usually have a company cook at lunch for Christmas party, but this year I decide to give them a brisket to just take home and enjoy. They usually rush through lunch and make another plate to take home anyway. So why not.
8 packer trimmed seasoned and on then Mini last night at 10. 7 packers ready at 8 am this morning. Now, they are resting in the cooler to give out at lunch. 1 still fighting (it was the largest of all).
The pit.
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The load
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First 5 off.
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Ribeye Republic
12-11-2015, 12:26 PM
Looks great. I can't wait until mine gets here.

Do you find that you have to run it with a fan?

Smokey Lonesome
12-11-2015, 12:26 PM
Now that's a thoughtful hand-made Christmas gift. Those look very edible to say the least!
That's a 'mini' in name only for that load of meat. What size briskets? Did you run with water in the pan?

SmittyJonz
12-11-2015, 12:40 PM
:clap2:

SmittyJonz
12-11-2015, 12:41 PM
My work gives us a Big Ole Nuttin for Christmas.

Springram
12-11-2015, 01:21 PM
Amazing how much meat a vertical can do at a time. Looks great.

PatAttack
12-11-2015, 01:54 PM
How much did that little unit run you? I like it!

Your're shipping one of those (briskies) this way, right?:becky:

THoey1963
12-11-2015, 01:55 PM
Nice looking cook Jason...

Smokin' Greene
12-11-2015, 02:52 PM
Thanks fellas,

The briskets averaged about 12lbs. I trim pretty aggressive. I do not use water in the water pan. I put a large aluminum pan (with one gallon of water) inside the water pan
and never do another thing. The aluminum pan is usually about 1/2 to 3/4 full of juices after the cook.
I always run a fan on an overnight cook. It gives me peace of mind. I started the fire at 8:30 PM, loaded at 10 PM. Set guru at 225* Never wrapped. Pulled all but one brisket at 8am. Into the cooler until 12, when I handed them out. 13# of Kingsford and 6 fist size chunks of mesquite. It was still running at 225* at 1:00 when I left after lunch.

pjtexas1
12-11-2015, 03:24 PM
That's an awesome cook. That LSG is the perfect size. One of my cookers has the same size racks and I find that 14lb briskets are the biggest that will fit 2 per rack. There will be some happy coworkers today!

DWheat
12-11-2015, 05:59 PM
How many butts will the mini hold? Briskets look great👍🏻👍🏻

Decoy205
12-11-2015, 06:03 PM
How is that mini! That thing is awesome. Nice looking briskies!

cheez59
12-11-2015, 06:15 PM
Sweet cooker and good looking brisket.

DBBQ
12-11-2015, 08:07 PM
That looks amazing..

pjtexas1
12-11-2015, 09:07 PM
How many butts will the mini hold? Briskets look great��������

4 butts per rack should fit depending on shape. I get an odd/long one every now and then.

Edit: 6-8LB butts. Probably not going to fit 4 10LB butts.

Smokin' Greene
12-12-2015, 04:23 PM
I agree with Paul 4 per rack on the pork butts. I agree Paul it seams 2 16+ pound briskets would be a lot per shelf. I am cooking 3 -17#'s tonight.