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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
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Comments

  • BeaumontyBeaumonty Posts: 171
    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?  
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  • EggucatorEggucator Posts: 184
    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
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  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 4,302
    Very strong!! Tell me more as I want to try a brisket myself

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    Large BGE. Small BGE Henderson, Ky.
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  • 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
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  • Yes please. Great job.

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  • hapsterhapster Posts: 6,604
    Looks like it turned out great...
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  • SmokinDAWG82SmokinDAWG82 Posts: 1,704
    Looks great, thats gonna be some good chilli!
    LBGE
    Go Dawgs! - Marietta, GA
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  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 6,768
    Good looking brisket, nice smoke ring.

    Richardson, Texas

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