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1st overnight brisket

post #1 of 6
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Having the family over on Sunday for burgers ans sausage. I figured I would try a brisket too. My first full one. Picked up an 11 pounder and put it on about 6 hours ago. So far so good.


Picked up a maverick


My view most of the night

Almost wrapping time.
post #2 of 6

Looks like everything is going according to plan!

 

Good luck!

 

Al

post #3 of 6
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Yep. I just wrapped it up at 171. Now trying to get smoker temp under control again. Went up a lot while I had it open.
I did use a pan under it while unwrapped. I put all that juice in when I put it in the foil.

Now I am hoping it hits the stall. (Really?) If not then it will be done way to too early.
post #4 of 6
Looking good! If you wrap you'll generally push through the stall quickly. That said wrap it in foil I'll let it rest 5-10 min then wrap and put it in a dry cooler wrapped in towels they hold well this way.
post #5 of 6
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I definitely gave myself too much time for this packer. I hit 190 at 12 hours. Then wrapped in a towel and put in cooler to rest. Problem is I have 6 hours till the party. How long can I leave it in the cooler? 2 hours of rest and 4 more hours till people show up.
I was going to start later but a guy I know did one last week and it took him 16 hours. I was afraid people would be here and it would still be on the smoker.
post #6 of 6
The longer she rests the better
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