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Can I use the Travis method for a 6lb brisket point?

I noticed people saying they have used the Travis method for a packer and flat but didn't see anyone that used it for a point.  Assume it is ok but wanted to doublecheck before I cook it tomorrow. I bought a choice point from a butcher. 

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  • ScottborasjrScottborasjr Posts: 3,427
    Yes, Yes you can. Just make sure you watch your temps. Or if you stick to the true Travis method you can not watch the temps and go by the alcohol intake method of timing.
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  • cazzycazzy Posts: 8,841
    You can, but I wouldn't. To me, Travis's Old Method is ideal for a flat.

    I would cook a point no different than I'd cook a packer. Indirect on the gird. Plenty of fat to yield a very moist product.
    Just a hack that makes some $hitty BBQ....
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 20,278
    Point is like a butt - lots of fat and easy to cook.  No offense to Travis but I'd just cook it like a butt.
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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 12,783

    Yes, Yes you can. Just make sure you watch your temps. Or if you stick to the true Travis method you can not watch the temps and go by the alcohol intake method of timing.

    The force is strong with this one. Listen to him. Alcohol is the key to understanding the ways of the brisket.

    Otherwise, yeah you can. Don't overcook or you'll have yummy pulled beef.
  • BotchBotch Posts: 4,692
    A 6-pound point?!?!?   :-O
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  • cazzycazzy Posts: 8,841

    Point is like a butt - lots of fat and easy to cook.  No offense to Travis but I'd just cook it like a butt.

    He won't be offended at all. He doesn't even use that method anymore. His winning briskets are now more traditional, except he's in the high heat camp.
    Just a hack that makes some $hitty BBQ....
  • Botch said:
    A 6-pound point?!?!?   :-O

    Thats a Fatty.
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  • Botch said:
    A 6-pound point?!?!?   :-O

    Thats a Fatty.

    It's probably the point/flat part of the brisket. A 6lb point only would be from a large beast.
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    2 Large BGE
    1 MiniMax BGE
    1 Karubecue C60 (aka-"The Dishwasher")
    More accessories than TFJ knows about and one more purchase from mandatory counciling
  • travisstricktravisstrick Posts: 4,932




    Botch said:

    A 6-pound point?!?!?   :-O




    Thats a Fatty.




    It's probably the point/flat part of the brisket. A 6lb point only would be from a large beast.

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  • bezdecrbezdecr Posts: 30
    Thanks guys!

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