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Pork shoulder and a rolled brisket today ...

post #1 of 31
Thread Starter 
After seeing BBQ Bubba doing a shoulder AND a brisket on an ECB, I thought why not, I'm doing a shoulder anyway. Both are my first SERIOUS attempts at each!
The brisket was rolled and tied, which I hadn't seen before, but I thought ...why not?

Has anyone here done one rolled before and how did it turn out?

Got them on at 0-dark-30 (5:40) this morning ... gorgeous clear and cool morning. Will be using mesquite and apple. Used the mustard and rub technique on them. Spraying them with apple juice, apple cider and Old Monk dark rum.

Will post pics when I can ....

After 5 hours..... rolled brisket behind shoulder

post #2 of 31
I thought i smelled mesquite this morninPDT_Armataz_01_06.gif , wind is blowin just rite, need some pic's squeezy, not sure i've ever seen a rolled brisket...
the mesquite/apple combo was quite a hit for me yesterday, if ya need a taste tester, i can head for the bridgeicon_eek.gif good luck and have fun!!!
post #3 of 31
Looking good Bro (Dad).
Don't forget you said you would save some.
The chicken thighs,ABTs and smoked baked beans were excellent last night.
Keep on smokin'!

post #4 of 31
Very nice Squeezy...go man go !!!PDT_Armataz_01_37.gif
post #5 of 31
Thread Starter 
Hey Bubba ... you're only about 2 and a half hours away ... should I set a place for ya? icon_biggrin.gif
post #6 of 31
Rolled brisket. I've never heard of it, never thought of it. Let us know how it turns out. Those ol' "what the hell's" can turn out to be, "tonight on dateline NBC, a man rolls his brisket.........."

good luck and let us know how it goes. I'm also doing a "what the hell" on some ribs. Mine usually end up on americas most wanted. PDT_Armataz_01_05.gif
post #7 of 31
Thread Starter 
Thanks Son icon_biggrin.gif Not to worry! ... will save you a nibble or two...

Yesterday's dinner

Still have leftover ABTs and beans for today .... icon_smile.gif
post #8 of 31
Lol Big Al PDT_Armataz_01_22.gif Sqeezy, that looks like it's gonna be great, Iv'e never heard of a rolled brisket either but it looks awesome...keep us updated. PDT_Armataz_01_34.gif

BTW.... Tripple B ( Brian) is your son? That's to cool!!!!icon_wink.gif
post #9 of 31
Thread Starter 
Tripple B is actually my brother ... but because I am 5 yrs older, he started calling me Dad and consequently, I call him Son ... icon_lol.gif

We only live about a mile apart.

Brisket has been at 147º for over an hour now ... sounds like I may have hit the plateau.
post #10 of 31
Looks delicious! I, also, have never seen rolled brisket. Can't wait to see how it turns out.
post #11 of 31
Looks great. I too am anxious to see the finished product. Has to be absolutely fantastic.
post #12 of 31
Looks wonderful Squeezy! Brothers too very nice. Are you competitive smokers?

Rolled brisket ....

... interesting consept. Never heard of it either but it gives me ideas.

Hmmmm stuffied brisket. Wonder how my cornbread, mushroom and broccoli stuffing would fare in the smoker? Probably work with that high temperature cheese ... ya think? Split one and stuff a flat maybe?

Next weekend! icon_mrgreen.gif
post #13 of 31
Keep those pics comin'!

Take care, have fun, and do good!


post #14 of 31
I do a stuffed pork loin with wild rice, onions and mushrooms and it holds up well. I bet yours would to.PDT_Armataz_01_34.gif When you stuff it it seems to cook faster to me. I guess it's because you have two thin pieces of meat instead of one thick one.
post #15 of 31
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Here is an update my friends ... after 11 hours my shoulder is holding at 158º ... the brisket reached 162º at 3:25 and is now foiled and now has reached 177º at 5 pm. Smoker is hovering around 255º currently.

Started out looking for pulled pork sammies for dinner ... looks like brisket for dinner and pork for a bedtime snack .... but d***m I can be patient! icon_lol.gif

The smell is driving us all crazy ... icon_biggrin.gif
post #16 of 31
Thread Starter 
My brother is a chef ... need I say more? I have learned many things about cooking from him and he is always open to new things. We have a lot in common ... most notably our love of good beer and BBQ.
Any rivalry between us has been well surpessed, if it exists at all!

Actually, when I first saw the rolled brisket, I thought it must be stuffed. LOL
post #17 of 31
Thread Starter 
Is now 6:20 ... brisket reached 194º and is now wrapped in towel resting in cooler ... at least I know, I can eat in an hour.

The shoulder on the other hand is at 163º ... zzzzzzzzzzzz!

Anyone for breakfast?
post #18 of 31
Nice to have a chef in the family! Can give you some good pointers on fine cooking! We'll be expecting some too! icon_mrgreen.gif
post #19 of 31
Hey squeezy, throw up that flag, i'm on the way over to help ya sit out that pork (and eat some too!!) hang in there, it will be worth the wait, keep the pic's cominicon_eek.gif
post #20 of 31
want to take my car or yours? i am just outside of Flint..

we need to stop at The Beer Store once we are over there to pick up some Sleemans Honey Brown..lol
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