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Smoking Brisket point

Looking for advice/tips on smoking a brisket point. I've smoked a full brisket plenty of times, but never just the point. I'll be using a large BGE. Any pointers will be greatly appreciated. 


  • smbishopsmbishop Posts: 2,767
    Do it the same way you do a full brisket..

    Southlake, TX, and Cowhouse Creek, Gatesville, TX.  2 Large, 1 Small and a lot of Eggcessories.
  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 21,360
    The only plus I would offer is that given the higher fat content you will get the probe tender feel in the high 190's-low 200's.  Then let it run (render the fat) til around 210*F or so.  But nice score for the point only-great eats await!
    Louisville; "indeterminate Jim" here; L&S BGE's, PBC, Lang 36; burnin wood in the neighbourhood. # 38 for the win.  Life is too short for light/lite beer!
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