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Does Jeff have a brisket rub?

Discussion in 'Sauces, Rubs & Marinades' started by english-bulldog, Nov 20, 2010.

  1. english-bulldog

    english-bulldog Fire Starter

    Does anybody know if he sells a brisket rub? 

    I like pork, but I love beef.

    Is his BBQ sauce good on beef too?[​IMG]
  2. mr mac

    mr mac Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Good question although I doubt I would ever use it on a brisket.  I tend to use rubs on those hunks of meat that can truly benefit from it and usually I scrape the fat cap off post cooking so I'd never eat it anyways.  If I do anything to the exterior of a brisket it is simply salt and pepper after trimming the fat cap as I want that beef flavor to come through unmasked.

    Now that the disclaimers are out, why not just use Jeff's current rub offering on the brisket?
  3. smokebuzz

    smokebuzz Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I have never used or seen Jeff's rub, BUT, I t is used as a rib rub and I suspect it is sweet, not all bad for other meats.

    I would try it as is on some beef, possibly a chuck and see what you think and add other spices to it as you feel.

    I would start off with adding some/more c u m i n , maybe a touch of oregano , coffee, garlic, onion powder, and salt.

    It's a trying thing, see what you can come up with, and in no time you can totally make your own rub recipe
  4. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Epic Pitmaster OTBS Member SMF Premier Member


    Less get this straight right off the bat. A rub is a rub it can be used on everything that you smoke. Jeff's is a good rub and the stores are full of them. Now I use different rubs fro time to time. Right now I'm using a very simple rub. Old Bay and brown sugar mixture on everything. Now it's very tastey and it has a kick to it that IO like. I happen to like a little spice with my food. So use jeff's rub or just go to the store and pick one and if you don't like it change to a different one.
  5. dforbes

    dforbes Meat Mopper

    on briskets I use

    1/4 minced onion

    1/4 minced garlic

    1/4 coarse black pepper

    1/4 kosher or sea salt
  6. ak1

    ak1 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    What I use on brisket, is this;

    salt, sugar, black pepper, paprika; in equal parts.

    I got this from the book "Cold Mountain".
  7. english-bulldog

    english-bulldog Fire Starter

    Thanks guys.

    I did a little crazy mixture last night...

    2 cups of french's mustard.

    2 cups of brown sugar.

    1/2 cup course pepper.

    some + garlic salt.

    It smelled FOUL when I first rubbed it on!

    But it is the best brisket I've made so far!

    The taste is soo GOOD.
    Last edited: Nov 20, 2010
  8. english-bulldog

    english-bulldog Fire Starter

    I seen another member use mustard(i don't know who), or I'de never have tried it....


    I hate mustard, but WOW.
  9. pkerchef

    pkerchef Fire Starter

    I was in a local smoke shop and bought some beef rub, it is called Obie Cues Texas Brisket Rub. I have never used it on a brisket but i was pleased with the outcome when i applied it to a chuck roast a couple of weeks ago . Pkerchef
  10. bassman

    bassman Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I've used Jeff's rub on everything from chicken to elk roast and even brisket.  It's not the only rub I use, but almost.[​IMG]