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Brisket plateau

Egg-on-MedfordEgg-on-Medford Posts: 160
edited 6:36PM in EggHead Forum
My brisket's been at 186 for the last 90 min. Dome 250. Ever heard of a plateau this high?

Comments

  • BajaTomBajaTom Posts: 1,269
    Try the fork tender test. We pull our briskets at 185 as well as our pulled pork. They come out great. Good luck, Tom
  • bubba timbubba tim Posts: 3,216
    Hey there EOM,
    I did get your post a few days ago and don't if you saw it. To answer your question, I would supect your probe is not in the center of meat and you are getting a false reading. Your question about my cook last week end go to bubbatim.com and look at the cooks page.
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  • Try moving the thermometer to another area and see what you get. Let it ride to 195-200 if you can wait.
  • Grandpas GrubGrandpas Grub Posts: 14,226
    I have experienced the plateau from 165° to 185°. The lower end is more common with my cooks.

    I have also seen the temp lower a few degrees during the plateau.

    GG
  • Celtic WolfCeltic Wolf Posts: 9,770
    You really need to stop watching it so close :woohoo:
  • Celtic WolfCeltic Wolf Posts: 9,770
    Do you have a Packer (whole) Brisket or a flat.

    If the former there is a good chance you have the probe in the fat between the point and the flat. Move the probe lower into the meat from the side.

    90 minutes is a good start. It will be in the plateau for hours..

    If you watch it werrly werrly close you will see it drop.. Go have a beer instead :lol:
  • Grandpas GrubGrandpas Grub Posts: 14,226
    When I first got on the forum someone said I better take notes or I will never be to cook like Celtic Wolf.

    Kent
  • Celtic WolfCeltic Wolf Posts: 9,770
    HAHAHAHA You need to tell me who that was so I can send him\her a check...
  • BENTEBENTE Posts: 8,337
    i will just take some rib sauce :woohoo:

    happy eggin

    TB

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