Brisket before it went on.
Smoker right after loading meat.
Edited by ShaneR21 - 2/7/12 at 4:37pm
Correct,once it's wrapped in foil the smoke can't reach the meat, so you would be wasting wood. Your right on target time wise,my briskets usually take about 4-5 hours tops.Once its wrapped in foil the IT will rise quickly.