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I love smokin in the winter! (brisket question)

Henaple's post about brisket chili yesterday motivated me.  So, today I am smoking a brisket and the temps outside are a balmy 0 degrees.  My question is, do I need to foil it?


  • I hate to be a downer but winter hasn't started yet



    Caledon, ON


  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,673
    Not for the cold weather. If your wanting a quicker cook maybe. After the other day i don't believe I'll ever wrap one. Keep us posted.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • busmaniabusmania Posts: 307
    well it sure as hell feels like winter!  I don't think ill wrap. im at 152 internal temp right now.  Dome temp at 230. Its been on for almost 5 hours. I may bump it up to 260ish in a couple hours.  hoping to eat for dinner but im not going to rush it. 
  • KruegsKruegs Posts: 128
    Nothing like being able to warm the hands on the exterior of the egg during these frigid temps!
    XL BGE; CyberQ Wifi; Adjustable Rig, Woo2 Green Bay, Wisconsin
  • busmaniabusmania Posts: 307
    O my, I just opened it for the first time today.  Internal temp is 175.  Looks like a black ball of amazingness.  I hope it tastes the same!
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