My first brisket smoke. QView

Discussion in 'Beef' started by craiger, Dec 24, 2009.

  1. craiger

    craiger Fire Starter

    On my Oklahoma Joes smoker, I wanted to try out my first brisket smoke. It was 70 degrees out, no wind. Costco 4.75lbs brisket. Put in at room temp with a jalepeno rub @ 1 pm. Ladle'd apple juice over it ever hour or so. Maintained temp @ 225-250. At 4pm my temp reached 174. Foiled it and threw it back in. Once it hit 190, I took it out, wrapped in heavy towel and put in microwave (not on) for 1 hour. It turned out fantastic.

    Costco 4.75lbs brisket

    Quick pic before I applied some apple juice

    Temp @ 250. Gonzo in the background

    Foiled w/ Apple Juice @ 175

    After setting, cut into it. Cut a lil too thick
  2. ciolli

    ciolli Meat Mopper

    Well done sir. That looks very tasty. Thanks for sharing!
  3. ddave

    ddave Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Looks great! [​IMG]

    Nice smoke ring. [​IMG][​IMG]

  4. rickw

    rickw Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Real nice brisket, congrats.
  5. meat hunter

    meat hunter Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    He says its his first brisket? I don't know, I think he lying LOL. Looks like old pro there[​IMG]. Great job on your first brisket. Nice smoke ring. [​IMG]
  6. cruizer

    cruizer Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Mighty fine looking Q there. Nice smoke ring too. Great weather here today getting ready to throw a turkey breast in the MES. [​IMG]
  7. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looks Great...
  8. alx

    alx Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Nice brisky and cute dog!!!
  9. craiger

    craiger Fire Starter

    It truly was my 1st brisket but I was on the phone hourly giving my son temp. updates and following his specific instructions. Basically beginners luck.
  10. Very nice!
  11. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Yes very nice smoke for your first time too for a brisket too. It loos great and I like my brisket cut alittle bigger also with I'm eating it then thin for sammies. So great job on the brisket and [​IMG]have to be awarded for the first.
  12. csmith2884

    csmith2884 Meat Mopper SMF Premier Member

    Very nice..Did my first last week, with the help on here ..nothin to it.

    Looks so good.
  13. wow that's a nice one [​IMG] I've not done a brisket yet but I think I'll make for for new years eve
  14. scpatterson

    scpatterson Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Awesome looking brisket...Great job on yur first one..Sounds like you really had a plan in place. That make such a difference when coking something like a Brisket
  15. Very nice brisket!
  16. Good Job! [​IMG]points!
  17. thunderdome

    thunderdome Master of the Pit

    Looks Great! The dog looks like he wants some too
  18. bigtrain74

    bigtrain74 Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Nice job Craiger! I love the smoke ring!

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