COSTCO Brisket ID help please

Discussion in 'Beef' started by nwdave, Apr 26, 2011.

  1. nwdave

    nwdave Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Ok, now's the time for some ID help.  Saw 3 of these "Briskets" in the COSTCO meat aisle.  I've snapped several Vues to hopefully get enough help to tell me what this is.  I suspect that it's a flat,'s only 6 lbs +.  The other briskets I've seen, both on this site and in another store, a restaurant supply house, were much larger and appeared to have both the point and flat together in the cryovac.

    Take a gander and render your opinion.







    So, whaddaya think?

  2. Looks like the whole brisket.
  3. rbranstner

    rbranstner Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Yea it looks like a flat to me as well.
  4. fife

    fife Master of the Pit

    Smoke it up and get some pix and let us know how it is.
  5. ellymae

    ellymae Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Looks like a trimmed flat - that's what I normally get from Costco/BJs. It wull work just fine for you.
  6. raptor700

    raptor700 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Looks like a flat to me,

    I'm with Fife, smoke it and lets see what happens   [​IMG]
  7. bmudd14474

    bmudd14474 Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

  8. nwdave

    nwdave Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Ok, that's what I kinda figured.  For a town of my size, it's a very limited market.  Oh, I'll be taking this one through it's paces, this weekend I think, schedule permitting. 

    Now, where did I put forluvofsmoke's cherry rub notes for briskets?   Hey, somebody has to validate all his data he's contributing. 

    Thanks for the help.  I knew this was the right place to ask.

    Last edited: Apr 27, 2011
  9. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Good luck & don't forget the Q-view!

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