No it really didn't taste anything like Pastrami. The brine smelled like garlic from the garlic powder I added but the flavor didn't come through in the final product. If I do it again I will add garlic to the rub and leave the rub on overnight before smoking. Nice consentrated turkey flavor though. My Dad is making a white bean chili with the end pieces as I type. I can smell it cooking.
Thanks for the comments people!