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half Strick Method brisket... amazed myself(pics)

I set out this morning ready to freeze the 4.5 lb flat I got the day before because of rain.  Knowing @henapple might give me hell:) I decided to go ahead and do the @travisstrick method and used a Sierra Nevada, onion, and marinade.  
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After 3 hours(IT 170), I check on the brisket and it had swelled up and looked funny in the liquid so I decided to just take it out and let it go "old school" the rest of the way.  I was afraid of what might happen but HOLY COW, it turned out to be the best brisket I have made to date!!!! 

Here is a shot of the first cut(usually the small corner that is like jerky)
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Here is a shot of the whole thing sliced up and ready to be eaten.  VERY MOIST, GREAT TASTE!
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And here are the leftovers which were sliced and diced for chili later this week.
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LBGE
Zionsville, IN

Comments

  • BeaumontyBeaumonty Posts: 174
    Looks great.  Excellent smoke ring. How was the bark?  What were your general times?

    Did you cook at 300 for the remainder of the cook?  
  • EggucatorEggucator Posts: 188
    Ended up with a great bark. I used the yellow mustard and rub method. I cooked at ~290 dome temp the entire time.  I settled in at 290 and I didn't want to mess with it.  image
    LBGE
    Zionsville, IN
  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 6,383
    Very strong!! Tell me more as I want to try a brisket myself

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    2008 -Large BGE. 2013- Small BGE and 2015 - Mini. Henderson, Ky.
  • Black_BadgerBlack_Badger Posts: 1,182
    That looks awesome! What marinade did you use? 

    This is sort of a reverse Travis, right? Braise first and then direct, rather than other way around. 

    Seems to make sense.

    Cheers -
    B_B
    Finally back in the Badger State!

    Middleton, WI
  • Yes please. Great job.
    Keeping it Weird in the ATX
  • hapsterhapster Posts: 7,420
    Looks like it turned out great...
  • SmokinDAWG82SmokinDAWG82 Posts: 1,704
    Looks great, thats gonna be some good chilli!
    LBGE
    Go Dawgs! - Marietta, GA
  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 7,426
    Good looking brisket, nice smoke ring.

    Richardson, Texas

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