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labor day brisket

ptrptr Posts: 24
edited 4:43PM in EggHead Forum
did my third brisket over the holiday weekend, the best one yet. 14.5 lbs took 16 hours to reach 195*. the point end was fantastic the flat was kinda dry. lots a greatphoto-3.jpg bark!photo-1.jpg


  • Exactly the way I like mine. Looks like a good job from here in Texas!

  • Oh man does that look good. What temp and did you put any kind of rub it?
  • Looks good, all you need is some good New Orleans french bread ;)

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  • thirdeyethirdeye Posts: 7,428
    Just looking at the finish picture lets me know one thing....that must have been one long brisket when it was raw. :laugh:


    When the brisket hangs over the protection of the plate setter you can use a foil shield to protect the ends, most importantly the flat end because they sometimes taper down pretty thin. This can prevent drying out to some degree.
    Happy Trails

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  • ptrptr Posts: 24
    cooked at 225* grill, used the rub from Angelos in Ft Worth, TX.
  • ptrptr Posts: 24
    yep, had to fold over about 3" to fit my
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