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MaskedMarvelMaskedMarvel Posts: 1,247
edited October 2012 in EggHead Forum
Get ready...

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Large BGE -- Greensboro!


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  • The anticipation is killing me!

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  • YEMTreyYEMTrey Posts: 2,192
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  • That looks like a Travis style packer, to me.
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  • travisstricktravisstrick Posts: 4,774

    That looks like a Travis style packer, to me.

    :ar! :ar! :ar!

    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
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  • r270bar270ba Posts: 763
    I am sorry to sound dumb but what is this?  I am making an assumption that is a brisket because of VI's reference to Travis...

    Be gentle :)
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 13,483
    Your assumption is correct - brisket.  It's a "packer" - the whole thing, flat and point in cryovac.
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  • r270bar270ba Posts: 763
    Guess I need to read up on briskest :)
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    Webber Kettle and Webber Summit Gasser
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  • FanOfFanboysFanOfFanboys Posts: 1,783
    I've never done one but I'm hoping to soon.
    Boom
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  • travisstricktravisstrick Posts: 4,774
    r270ba said:
    I am sorry to sound dumb but what is this?  I am making an assumption that is a brisket because of VI's reference to Travis...

    Be gentle :)
    You will have to forgive Gary. His wife beats him and he has slight brain damage. I begged Pam to stop but she said "he never listens and doesnt know nuthing". I suppose he deserves it.  :ar!
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
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  • MaskedMarvelMaskedMarvel Posts: 1,247
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  • Finally someone is cooking again!! Sub'd


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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,258
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    Is that in the fridge rubbed? When you doing the beast? If you don't have an xl you can put a foil wrapped brick under it to make it fit.

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • MaskedMarvelMaskedMarvel Posts: 1,247
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  • YEMTreyYEMTrey Posts: 2,192
    and here we go!!!!!!!   Can't wait for the finished pics.
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  • Rolling EggRolling Egg Posts: 1,995
    What grade is it?
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  • MaskedMarvelMaskedMarvel Posts: 1,247
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  • COeggerCOegger Posts: 56
    I feel like I'm watching a silent movie...is this your brisket back on the Egg?
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  • BudgeezerBudgeezer Posts: 510
    Is that the point and your making burnt ends?  If so it looks massive.
    Edina, MN

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  • MaskedMarvelMaskedMarvel Posts: 1,247
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  • cazzycazzy Posts: 7,376
    Words? We don't need no stinkin' words!
    Just a hack that makes some $hitty BBQ...
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  • COeggerCOegger Posts: 56
    It's charades...I thought the brisket was already at 203 degrees.  Is it now reassembled?
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  • MaskedMarvelMaskedMarvel Posts: 1,247
    Thank you very much for watching!
    Large BGE -- Greensboro!


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  • MaskedMarvelMaskedMarvel Posts: 1,247
    edited October 2012

    A quick write up on how I did this cook..

    Obviously, some of the pictures are a little out of order.

    I got a 16 lbs packer brisket a week before the cook.  Let it sit in the cryo until the day before, when I rubbed it with San Antonio brisket rub (still my favourite) and wrapped it to rest for 24 hours.

    The LBGE was stocked with Peach wood for this burn.

    Some in the forum recommend a 300* burn - I usually shoot for 225*.  i decided to try the 300* for this one.

    I DO use a water bath with spices and some vinegar, so that maaaay accelerate the cook, but the whole packer was 200* in 12 hours.  Too fast.

    The point was removed and cubed and put back in the BGE in pans, tossed with extra rub and Zarda BBQ sauce.  These sat for four more hours and turned out FANTASTIC.

    The Flat, very small for a normal packer, saw FTC for four hours.  Final product was delicious, mildly smoked, and so delicate it was hard to slice without destroying it.  Sadly, no smoke ring.  I've never had one without any smoke ring at all.  I'm guessing a shorter cook time and using Peach wood is my flaw there.


    Final plate - Brisket two ways, home baked bread, collards and apple slices, creamy mashed potatoes, and butternut squash soup.  Really really good...

    Thanks to everyone here for the great advice and information I use every cook!
    8-Damien

    Large BGE -- Greensboro!


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  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 6,768

    Obviously, some of the pictures are a little out of order.


    And here I thought he used meat glue to glue the burnt ends back together. I kid, i kid. Goood looking brisket. Thanks for sharing.

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