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Problems smoking a small brisket



  • OilponyOilpony Posts: 43
  • OilponyOilpony Posts: 43
    I.T. is 168 and I just wrapped the meat. Dome temp is 300.
  • doing great man, one more thing, you are prolly about to hit the stall, since you wrapped you should drive through it quicker, but dont panic if the temp hangs in the 170's or even goes up and then down a few degrees  perfectly normal


  • OilponyOilpony Posts: 43
    I turned the cooking temp up to 350 and the meat thermometer says 197 already.
  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 7,645
    Just make sure you measure the finish-line by the flat and not the point.  Point can run to around 210*F+/- and the flat will lag by around 10-15 *F.  Use the "probe slides in and out like butter" in the thickest part of the flat to make sure you are there.  And don't slice til ready to eat and always against the grain.  Enjoy!
    Louisville   L & S BGEs 
  • Well what's up doc?? Results?? Hoping turned out good. In living through you guys that have cooks going on now I'm away from my egg


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  • OilponyOilpony Posts: 43
    I just took it out of the cooler. I'm not so sure. I'll let it sit for a little bit
  • OilponyOilpony Posts: 43
    The rub is falling off, that can not be a good sign
  • OilponyOilpony Posts: 43
    Actually, I put to much rub on it. If anything it is to spicy but it is pretty moist!!!!
  • OilponyOilpony Posts: 43
    edited January 2013
    It's not pretty but it is not bad. My 14 year old gives it a thumbs up, he is a tough brisket critic also the one that is known as, "she who must be obeyed" likes it. Guys this is major progress for me. Thank you to all of you for your help, comments, hints and encouragement. I look forward to cooking one again in a couple of weeks.
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  • BrownieBrownie Posts: 1,023
    Look at all those juices! Looks like you nailed it!  =D>
  • Well done sir!!



  • Plano_JJPlano_JJ Posts: 448
    Dont see anything wrong with those results! Enjoy.
  • looks good to me.

  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,976
    Great job...I'm doing a small tomorrow.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • R2Egg2QR2Egg2Q Posts: 1,652
    Nice job!
    XL, Large, Small, Mini Eggs
    Bay Area, CA
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