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Second Smoke Ever, Brisket Anyone? with/Qview

post #1 of 33
Thread Starter 
Hello all,

As some of you may have read in the roll call section, I received a brinkmann vertical for Christmas.

I did my first smoke christmas day and i turned out so well i could not wait to try it again.

Yesterday, I went to the store and came out with a brisket flat and a rack of babybacks.

I injected the brisket with some beef stock and apple juice mixed with a little rub.

Rubbed everything down and wrapped it up for the night. This morning at 7:00 am . I jumped out of bed ready to go. I got the pit going and away we went.

The ribs I ended up smoking with the 2-2-1 method. Spritzing with apple juice every hour.

The brisket stalled out at 155 degrees for over 2 hours. I was getting a little worried but thanks to all the advice Ive read here i knew to let it ride it out.

I foiled the brisket at 170 and continued smoking till it hit 190ish. I pulled it out and rested it in a cooler for about 1.5 hours.

Anyway, I owe so much to the SMF forums and all of the advice and tutorials i have read from here.

Everything turned out perfect. I cannot wait to hit the store looking for my next project. This stuff is just too much fun.

Unfortunately, I don't have any in process pics. Just the finished ones.


post #2 of 33

Lookin Good!!!

Lookin real good to me chris. Nice smoke ring on the brisket. Makes me want to head to the butch and grab a brisket. And them baby backs look sweet too. Good job.
post #3 of 33
A work of art, my friend!
Great job.
post #4 of 33
wow!!!! thats one serious smoke ring, that must have tasted unbelievable. great job !!!!PDT_Armataz_01_37.gif
post #5 of 33
great looking briskey buddy!!! and on second smoke too... great job and look at that smoke ring... heck we aint even talking about them great looking ribs even... points.gif
post #6 of 33
Nice smoke ring, brisket looks tasty!
Glad you are loving it and having such great smokes, keep up the great work and drool worthy Qview!
post #7 of 33
Both are simply mouth watering, good job !!!
post #8 of 33
PDT_Armataz_01_37.gifAwww c'mon - second smoke?? You done good buster! That brisket is just great! And the ribs are sticky pigcicle heaven .. I want half a rack and a quarter pound of brisket please!!
post #9 of 33
Thread Starter 
Hey all,

Thanks for all the kind words.

I really have picked up so much from SMF. I don't think the results would have been the same without you all here.

post #10 of 33
Man thats one heck of a smoke ring on that brisket. Looks great, as do the ribs. Congrats on a successful smokePDT_Armataz_01_34.gif
post #11 of 33
great looking brisket...
post #12 of 33
They all look great, the smoke ring on the brisket is awesome...PDT_Armataz_01_37.gif
post #13 of 33
2nd smoke WOW great job...you were brave to try brisket as you 2nd ever smoke.PDT_Armataz_01_37.gif

You nailed it.

Keep a notebook of what you did You will want to do your next one just like that.
post #14 of 33
Man oh Man you did a greta job on the brisket and those ribs look awesome. The smoke ring was really nice and the ribs were nice and I like the sauce you used on them too. points.gif Just have to be awarded for your pulling this smoke off for one and then some more for your excitement that you are showing us out here.
post #15 of 33
That is by far the best smoke ring I have ever seen. Outstanding. Ribs looked awesome too. Great job.points.gif
post #16 of 33
Chris that is a very good looking first brisket. Points to you for it. points.gif
post #17 of 33
Man those look good ,certainly earned points points.gif
post #18 of 33
Fine , might fine, great looking Q. I see you paid attention to the forum on that stall. A lot of people get fooled by it, and start to figdet, tweaking this and tweaking that. Great job and thanks for the Qview for us "Q" addicts.

post #19 of 33
For your 2nd smoke ever, you sure do know how to get it done! Beautiful smoke ring! Nice job on these!
post #20 of 33

Amazing job for a second smoke. Glad to see you are putting that new smoker to good use!

I guarantee that you couldn't get anything as good as that if you went out to eat...It is an artisan craft to turn out great 'Que, and I can tell you are well on your way. points.gifto you...keep up the good work.
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