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first brisket in the books

Just salt and pepper for rub. I peppered first, let it sit in the fridge for a few hours and salted right before I went on the egg. Put it on at 4am, 225ish. No crutch, indirect the whole time. Egg was stable and never added coals. I stirred with a few hours left since I was inexperienced. It didn't need it, there were plenty of coals- and it basically clogged my grate with ash. Had to open my bottom grate much more to keep 225 afterwards.

Reached 195 IT at 5 pm, FTC for an hour. Pretty tasty, not much left. :-)

I just learned the best part off cooking your own brisket - it's first dibs on burnt ends.

Happy Cinco folks!

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Austin, Texas.  I'm the guy holding a beer.
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  • travisstricktravisstrick Posts: 4,851
    That looks perfect. I'd be all over that. 
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
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  • cazzycazzy Posts: 8,242
    Looks like you hit a home run at your first plate appearance! Congrats!!
    Just a hack that makes some $hitty BBQ....
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  • YEMTreyYEMTrey Posts: 2,520
    Looks great!

    Incredible job on your first brisket cook.  I have yet to do one and would be happy with those results.
    XL and a Mini Max Egg in Cincinnati, Ohio
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  • sumoconnellsumoconnell Posts: 1,006
    Thanks guys - means a lot. I forgot to mention, I used Ozark oak today for the first time. I used b&b before that and was not happy with it. Ozark oak is much much better, fast light and came to clear smoke quickly.
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  • great job. looks perfect to me.

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