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My 2nd Brisket

post #1 of 9
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I forgot to take pics of all the prep work. I like whole briskets & my wife will not let me trim any fat. Thursday I soaked the 13 lb brisket in Zesty Italian dressing. Friday I washed it off & put on my homemade Cajun rub. Sat morning I fired up the smoker. I put the brisket in a foil pan, fat side down & smoked for 2 hrs then turned it over & smoked for 2 hrs. By then I had some good drippings. Took brisket out & set on grates, fat side up. I mixed the drippings with a can of beer & some BBQ sauce & used that for mopping. After about 4 hrs I turned over the brisket so fat side is down. Smoked it until 180* then put in pan, poured some mop sauce on it & covered with foil & smoked till 190*. Let it rest & the wife went to cutting.
Here's a pic of it before reaching 180*:

And a pic of the sliced brisket. Very moist, tender, and needs no sauce:

Just want to say thank ya'll for all the help & ideas. There will be more smoking at Barney's..........I'm getting hungry........
post #2 of 9
Looks Great, Nice and Juicy...PDT_Armataz_01_37.gif
post #3 of 9
This looks like a fantastic second smoke. Heck it is a fantastic any smoke... but for your second it is very good.points.gif
post #4 of 9
I smoked for years before I tried a brisket. Well done. That looks great. I bet it tastes as good as it looks. Fax me a plate.
post #5 of 9
Man oh Man that soemgood looking brisket. I would be glad if my briskets look that good and this is your second one. Dang it I cann't wait to see what the 3rd one looks like.points.gif
post #6 of 9
Looks awesome! Brisket is the ultimate in my opinion. Take cheep meat and turn it into some of the best eats around. You sure had a great looking bark!
post #7 of 9
Let's EAT ! Keep up the good work . PDT_Armataz_01_36.gif
post #8 of 9
The bark alone on that briskie makes my mouth water, let alone looking at the sliced pics. Great Job on your smoke! What kind of smoker are you using?
post #9 of 9
Yummy let's eat! :)
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