1st brisket on my own.....Qview

Discussion in 'Beef' started by coyote210, May 31, 2011.

  1. So I did some ribs last Sunday on the new Lang 36 patio model, and they came out great. So this weekend I wanted to do a brisket for Memorial Day. The brisket was a whole packer coming in at 11.5 pounds. It is the first brisket I've cooked on my own and it wasn't too bad but it had plenty of room for improvement. The taste was great and the meat was tender with a good pull, but I wanted a crispier bark. Enjoy the pics!![​IMG]  Just before I wrapped her....[​IMG]

    [​IMG]Also smoked some bacon wrapped chicken stuffed with jalapeno and cream cheese.

    [​IMG]Sssssshhhhhhhhh.....she's sleeping. After another hour wrapped and in the smoker, I put her in the cooler to rest.

    [​IMG]Ready to cut

    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]Also made a homemade sauce[​IMG]

    Any tips or suggestions for that crispy, thicker bark would be helpful. Thanks for checking out my progress.
     
  2. adiochiro3

    adiochiro3 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Great looking first brisky! Great smoke ring too! Good money shot!
     
  3. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Your brisket looks delicious!   [​IMG]    The easiest way to get more bark is not to foil.
     
  4. africanmeat

    africanmeat Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    It looks great you. are in the money.

    what is in the sauce?  
     
  5. thebarbequeen

    thebarbequeen Smoking Fanatic

    WOW! What a great looking brisket!!  The bark looks perfect to me, perhaps I need to do a taste test for you...  The corn and chicken are super looking, too. Did you do a post on how you did the chicken?  Awesome job, thanks for sharing it!  Cheers!
     
  6. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    1st one on your own???

    It looks absolutely Perfect !!!!

    Bark looks decent from here!  Al's probably right on how to get more bark.

    Bear
     
  7. realtorterry

    realtorterry Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Looks awesome! Nice ring. I agree with barb, did you post those bacon wrapped chicks?
     
  8. raptor700

    raptor700 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Awesome brisky, love the smoke ring.

    I'm a Lang-lover myself, and everything i can throw in it comes out great.

    Thanks for sharing,and

    Congrats on the carousel  [​IMG]
     
  9. smokey mo

    smokey mo Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    I have cooked three brisky's and none of them turned out that well.  Color me green.  Glad it turned out. How bout more info from the smoke, time-temp-wood/flavor, when did you foil...those types.

    Great smoke friend! Great smoke.
     
  10. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Great looking Brisket...
     
  11. Man how did you get such good looking bark, I have made 2 so far and I can't get close to something like that.

    Looks awesome!
     
  12. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    Nice smoke ring!   [​IMG]
     
  13. great job .... way to go... getting kinda hungry !!!!!!!!!  [​IMG]

     
  14. hmcm

    hmcm Smoke Blower

    Awesome brisky!  Got to put that on the to-do list myself!

    Thanks for sharing!
     
  15. ohm

    ohm StickBurners SMF Premier Member

    Nice job for a 1st time brisket! One day I will save enough to own a Lang...you lucky dog!
     
  16. boykjo

    boykjo Sausage maker Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    Nice looking brisket....[​IMG]
     
  17. jak757

    jak757 Smoking Fanatic Group Lead

    Well done!  That is a nice looking brisket.As for crispy bark -- the suggestion not to foil is probably right on target.  Test it out -- you may find it a bit drier, but maybe you will like the results.  Never know until you try.

    Keep up the good smokes!
     

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