First Brisket

Discussion in 'Grilling Beef' started by mco, Feb 26, 2009.

  1. mco

    mco Smoke Blower

    Its nearly 80 today and I coudnt help myself. I bought a 9lb brisket for 1.49 lb, so I don't lose much if it dosent work.
    I started out with my rub which consisted of brown sugar, Black pepper,paparika and kosher salt. I also made a marinade last night of beef broth,texas petes hot sauce and moores marinade. I put the brisket in the marinade for about 12 hours. I refrigerated what I had left and injected it into the beef this morning.What was left of the marinade I use to spriz and I'll use it when I foil. I seared it till it was black on both sides, by then the ECB was up to temp,I have it going now for 9hrs at temps of 180 to 270, but must time settled at around 225.
    The Temp. in the meat is at 165, I'm trying for 170 before I foil. I'm smoking with Walmart brand charcoal, and smoking with oak I brought back from Texas. The really good news is i haven't ran out of beer yet


    Call me a sucker for deals But I found A 5 burner SS grill for sale on Craigslist it came with a pretty full propane tank, for $15.00. Shoot I think the tank is worth at least $25.00. The add said it didn't work and they wernt kidding. All of the burner tubes are rusted out. Does anybody know of a good supplier for Grill parts. I found 1 place and they wanted like $35.00 ea plus shipping. I needed a cabnet to store my Q stuff maybe now I have one.lol the model is Perfect Flame, and I believe its a Loews Brand. Any ideas out there?








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  2. fishawn

    fishawn Smoking Fanatic

    Nearly 80 where you are at?......We just got more snow last night/this morning.....
    I'm DONE WITH SNOW!

    Not sure on the grill parts, but the brisket is looking good. How did it come out?

    Is this post hard to read, or is it just me/my computer? pics are horizontal.....
     
  3. bassman

    bassman Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Good looking brisket. Try Lowes for your grill parts.
     
  4. jdt

    jdt Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    80 sure sounds good to me, we got to 50 yesterday but back down to 30s today, happy smoking and enjoy the weather.
     
  5. grothe

    grothe Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Nice Brisket!

    Suggestion thou, Line up your pics vertically...so we don't have ta scroll all over the place [​IMG]
    Again, nice job on the smoke!!
     
  6. mnola917

    mnola917 Smoke Blower

    Lookin really good!
     
  7. mco

    mco Smoke Blower

    Well here's the finished product, This came out really outstanding, I want to thank all the members here. If it wasn't for the information I've gotten here, on smoking and mods I would most likely be drinking a coors and eating a cold baloney sandwich tomorrow for lunch.
     
  8. Looks real good. Congrats on your first! [​IMG]
     

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