Help !!

Discussion in 'Beef' started by smok_n_okie, Aug 7, 2007.

  1. smok_n_okie

    smok_n_okie Fire Starter

    ok i put my brisket on at 3:45pm.... and at 9:25pm the alarm was going off at 170 degrees ps it's only 7lbs.. thats only about 5 1/2 cooking time .. at 1.5 hours per lbs i should be looking at the half way point... my temp has been at 185 - 210 degrees pretty consistantly
    all this being said iguess i am just wondering is it ready or should i watch the temp and let it keep on, keeping on..
  2. smok_n_okie

    smok_n_okie Fire Starter

    After about 20 min the temp started to drop .. all the way to 160* then over the next 5 hours rose to 172* pulled it and here she is ,, (sorry i've eaten bout half.)
    this is my 5th one .. 2,3,and 4 were done at the cabin feeding family .. funny no one complained.. but i think this is the best of each attempt...

    ps thanks for all the good help....
  3. pigcicles

    pigcicles Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Some times that happens. Looks like it turned out pretty good. You just gotta keep the faith that it's all good - AND it's done when it's done. Next time you're unsure of the temp try checking another spot to make sure.

    Keep Smokin
  4. smok_n_okie

    smok_n_okie Fire Starter

    that is what i went in to get was the other temp. gauge.. and when i got back is was dropping... o'well it was more bud time....
    it is good .. fat cap may have a tad thick..
  5. deejaydebi

    deejaydebi Smoking Guru

    Looks nice and juicey!

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