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Long Time Lurker...First Time Poster - Brisket Pics

Hey Eggheads,

Been a long time lurker since I got my LBGE for Xmas 2011.  Learned a ton from the info posted on this site and thanks to everyone for that.  I figured it was time to create an account and become a part of the community.

For my first post I suppose it's appropriate to post pics of a recent brisket cook for our monthly beer club.  I've had great luck with what I guess is the Franklin method...simply season with salt and pepper, 250ish for about 12 hours (give or take), oak chunks for smoke, wrap in butcher paper for the last couple hours, rest, and eat (and drink).

Before, after, and nightcap pictures below.


Brisket Is My Spirit Animal


  • TexanOfTheNorthTexanOfTheNorth Posts: 2,750
    Welcome. Looks great.
    Well, "spa-Peggy" is kind of like spaghetti. I'm not sure what Peggy does different, if anything. But it's the one dish she's kind of made her own.
    Aurora, Ontario, Canada
  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 5,777
    Welcome aboard-great looking brisket. 
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 13,239
    Welcome.. Jump in here
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 15,808
    Welcome and where are you? ps: nice looking meat
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max +++ 5th Salado EggFest is March 14, 2015

  • JRWhiteeJRWhitee Posts: 2,556
    Nice looking Brisket, beer too. Welcome.

    Large BGE 2006, Mini Max 2014 
    Founding Member of the Green Man Group cooking team.
    Johns Creek, Georgia

  • Nice- welcome aboard

  • YEMTreyYEMTrey Posts: 1,955
    Brisket and GI Bourbon County Vanilla!  Hell of a combo.  Yum!
    XL BGE and Mini Max in Cincinnati, Ohio

  • dweebs0rdweebs0r Posts: 502
    Wow!  Great looking brisket.
    -Jody Newell (LBGE & a mini BGE!)
    Location:  Munford, TN  Homepage:  Shadow photo shadow.gif
  • RACRAC Posts: 1,309
    Nice cook! Glad you signed up.


    Spring, TX

  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 10,218
    Bourbon County FTW!
  • boatbumboatbum Posts: 1,273
    Very nice... Also - were those ribs I saw in the picture???? Welcome aboard, its a hoot here most of the time.
    Cookin in Texas
  • Looks delish!
    It's an obsession, but it's pleasin'
  • jjsupaflyjjsupafly Posts: 8
    Thanks for the welcome guys.

    Mickey - I'm in sunny Minneapolis
    YEMTrey and Eggcelsior - There are few beers I enjoy more than Bourbon County...and we've got some great beers coming out of MN
    boatbum - yup...ribs as well...was my first try at two meats in the same cook...both turned out pretty good...although I think the brisket was better :)

    Also just pulled a shoulder off of the egg after 16 hrs...going to shred it and its going to beer camp in Duluth this weekend...should be fun.

    Cheers guys,
    Brisket Is My Spirit Animal
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