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Brisket Cooking time?...help?
edited November -1
I am doing a 12lb brisket, my first brisket on the egg. How long will it need to be on the grill,
I would not hesistate to use some foil to speed it up a bit.
In my brisket experience:
1 - You have to wait.
2 - Rushed brisket is like no brisket at all.
3 - It always takes longer than I thought to reach that 195 or so.
4 - Hungry? Make burgers.
Wish I could help more, but someone else will.
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Depends on how hot you are cooking it.
Low and slow woudl probably be 12-14 hours. You can wrap around 160 in foil.
You can also google search for kickass bbq and they have a hot and fast method that takes about 5-6 hours that is really not too bad.
Generally, it will take around 16 hours plus or minus an hour at 250 dome temp. I usually pull mine when internal temps hit 185. Check your dome therm calibration before you cook. Brisket is not a fast cook and if not done correctly will be a waste of time.
I always allow 1.5 hours per pound. It might not take that long or maybe a little longer. Every piece of meat is different. I cooked a 14lb brisket Saturday and it took 16 hours at 250 grate temps. Use time as a guide and internal temp to know when to pull. I usually pull at 195 meat temp. If using the BGE temp gauge, I would go with 225-250.
Depends on the meat, I did my first brisket (14.5#) on my LBGE for the superbowl and it turned out great (I bearly knew what I was doing). It took about 20 hours at 225-260 dome temp. I put it on Saturday night at 9pm and it was ready by 6pm at halftime after an hour of foil resting in a hot cooler. I would think usually it is 1-1.5hrs a pound. I had a thick whole brisket and it still fell short of 1.5lb/hr.
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