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My First Brisket

post #1 of 15
Thread Starter 

I finally got around to doing a brisket.  5 pounder from Wally World.  Cooked in the MES at 225, wrapped in foil at 160.... then to 200.  Used a mix of apple and hickory.  A "few" cheap beers got me through the 12 hour smoke.

 

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Salt, Onion powder, pepper, garlic powder and a touch of cayenne pepper.  Injected with a little Italian dressing.

 

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Out at 200.

 

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Looking good......

post #2 of 15

Looks good! I got my first ever brisky in right now!  Ran out of cheap beverages so sent wife back to town to refresh the supply. It's been in since about noon and right now I'm only at 156 internal...long night ahead of me..good night for a movie !

 

What temp did you cook at?

post #3 of 15
Thread Starter 

I set the MES at 225 and never looked back..........Took around 12 hours for a ~5 pounder.

post #4 of 15

Looks real good! Great job on your first try!

post #5 of 15

Great looking first brisket. Nice job. How much Italian dressing did you inject?

post #6 of 15

Looks like it turned out good for you.

 

post #7 of 15
Thread Starter 

I injected it with about 6 tablespoons, give or take a little.

post #8 of 15
Thread Starter 

Turned out pretty good, I was happy with the results.

post #9 of 15

Nice looking Brisket..Great job on your first brisket. icon14.gif

post #10 of 15
Thread Starter 

Once the smoke clears this is all that matters......

 

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post #11 of 15

heck ya man, that looks great.

 

and there is noting wrong with cheep beer, thats one of the few that does not make my head hurt after the second one.

post #12 of 15

Looks Great, Was it tender?

post #13 of 15
Thread Starter 

Yep, cut it with a fork, fell apart.

post #14 of 15

Looks Great from here!!!

 

Nice plate with the shrooms smothering the meat!

 

 

Good Job !!!!

 

Bear

post #15 of 15

It looks really good and cheap beer makes the world go around !!!!!!!!!!!!!    I love cheap beer I can drink more of it....

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