My Christmas brisket

Discussion in 'Beef' started by chris_harper, Dec 26, 2007.

  1. chris_harper

    chris_harper Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Here is the brisket I smoked Monday night for Christmas lunchm The wife cooked a ham in the oven :(. It was good too, though. I put a pic of it too to make her happy. The brisket was a 12.75-lb packer. It took 19 hours to hit 185° in the flat.
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  2. vlap

    vlap Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    That brisket looks good!!! Tell the wife she did well on the ham.
     
  3. bbq bubba

    bbq bubba Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Look's great Chris, tell mama her ham look's good to!!![​IMG]
     
  4. ozark rt

    ozark rt Meat Mopper OTBS Member

    Looking pretty good there Waco kid.
     
  5. dejacks

    dejacks Fire Starter

    Hope my first time at a brisket turns out as well as yours...ham looks good as well!
     
  6. ron50

    ron50 Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    NY
    All of it looks great as usual Chris. What did you use as a mop/spray on the brisket?
     
  7. glued2it

    glued2it Master of the Pit

    Nice one chris! I could go for a few slices of that right about now!
     
  8. chris_harper

    chris_harper Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I didn't mop/spray it at all. I placed it in an alum pan, fat side down, for the whole cook time. I rubbed it with some sweet hot mustard, and put Jeff's rub all over it. Then I got the smoker up to temp, and placed it in there. I smoked it until it hit 160°, then put it in the oven at 200° all night. I woke up Tuesday morning, and put the oven on 250°, until it hit 185°. It came out very tender and juicy. I separated the flat and point, and put the point back in the pan of juices, along with a 6-oz. can of apple juice, then into the oven on 300°, for 3 hours. I sliced up the flat for lunch. I will use most of the point for chili.
     
  9. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Great looking brisket and ham![​IMG]
     

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