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Brisket question

I want to cook a brisket on real low temp, say 225. What's a good internal temperature to shot for if I want it extremely tender? Also, any good suggestions for rubs? I cook pork all the time, and now want to tackle the brisket!! Thanks!!
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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 11,030
    195-205 temp. Ultimately when a probe moves through the thickest part of the flat like "butter".

    S&P is the traditional rub. Captain Brisket(Centex) uses Byrons butt rub to get chicks. Oak for smoke or those dudes from Texas will come looking for you. In kilts.
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  • JRWhiteeJRWhitee Posts: 2,588
    +1 on Eggcelsiors comments, S&P is great I have also used dizzy pig cow lick 50\50 with turbino raw sugar. That gives it a great bark. I inject with au jus prior to rub as well.
                                                                        
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  • I must say I am a new convert to Bad Byron's, but that stuff is GREAT! It goes on brisket, pork, popcorn, fries, ANYTHING. Highly recommended.

    Cheers
    B_B
    Finally back in the Badger State!

    Middleton, WI
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  • yzziyzzi Posts: 1,793
    Half salt and half pepper is tastier well beyond what you think. Give it a try.
    Dunedin, FL
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  • Thanks!!
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  • bbqlearnerbbqlearner Posts: 729
    @Black_Badger Do you add anything else with Bad Byron's to use with briskets (ie. pepper, etc.)? Or do you use it exclusively?

    Houston, TX - Buddy LBGE, Don SBGE, Tiny Mini & Shiny Momma Pitts n Spitts

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