First Brisket w/ Q View

Discussion in 'Beef' started by smokenmirrors, Jul 3, 2009.

  1. I decided to smoke tomorrow's Fourth of July celebration today so that I can have fun too!

    I smoked two racks of pork spare ribs and a nine pound brisket that I cut in half. Here we go:

    Brisket out of the pouch:



    Trimmed:



    Cut in half:



    Rubbed with PC Willy's Green Chile Seasoning and Rub:



    Other half rubbed with Kirkland Sweet Mesquite Seasoning:



    Wrapped up overnight:



    Two pork racks, one rubbed with Mesa Rosa Chipotle, the other with Corky's:



    Ready to head into the smoker:



    Ribs heading into foil with a bit of pineapple juice:



    Brisket done:



    Another shot:



    and ribs:




    Things went a little faster than I expected this time around. The briskets finished at about 5 hours, and the ribs were done in about 5.5 hours. I plan on reheating everything tomorrow while I do a batch of ABTs and possibly some beans. The sweet mesquite rub ended up scortching a bit (you can see it in one of the pictures), I guess it has some sugar in it. Oh well.

    What does everyone think? Did I do alright for my first time? Suggestions?

    smokenmirrors
     
  2. scottyaz

    scottyaz Fire Starter

    Looks good, nice job and great Q-view!
     
  3. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    It looks good nice job!!
     
  4. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    That is one fine job you did there smokin
     

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