Another Newbie

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by bman, Jul 5, 2007.

  1. bman

    bman Newbie

    Hello,
    I'm in Southeast Kansas and I'm new to smoking meat.
    I have a propane smoker, a GOSM smoker.
    I have smoked a ham,pork roast,beef roast,port chops and a brisket.
    Everything has tasted great but it isn't as tender as i expected.
    I started smoking the brisket at 7:00am and basted every 2hrs w/ the
    butter mix. It was in the smoker for ten hours at around 200 degrees.
    Also turn it over every 2 hours. It reached an internal temp of 180 degrees.
    It dropped to 168 degrees after one of the times I turned it over and
    it never increased. It tasted great and no one used any sauce on it.
    Any advice to make it better.

    Brent
     
  2. short one

    short one Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Brent welcome to SMF. Hang in there and the folks will help you turn out some great "Q". I have a few questions.
    1. How big was your brisket and was it a packers or trimmed. Approx. cook time- 1 1/2 hrs/lb.
    2. When you flipped it did you change the position of your thermometer.
    3. Did you wrap it.
     
  3. gypsyseagod

    gypsyseagod Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    welcome to smf. and did ya get yer door closed all the way ???
     
  4. bman

    bman Newbie

    IT was a little over 5lbs.
    It was trimmed.
    It was not wrapped.
    Brent
     
  5. bman

    bman Newbie

    Here's a photo of the finished Brisket!


    [​IMG]

    Brent
     
  6. crownovercoke

    crownovercoke Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Welcome to SMF Brent!!! Good Looking brisket!!

    I like to take my brisket off slice it then put it in chicken broth cover it and put it back on the smoke for 1-2 hrs makes it juicy and tender.[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

    Keep the pics coming!!!
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  7. t-bone tim

    t-bone tim Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome to SMF, Brent, good lookin smoke ring, gotta get your internel temp up to 190 or so before you foil , looks great [​IMG]
     
  8. ultramag

    ultramag SMF Events Planning Committee

    Welcome to SMF BMAN!!!
     

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