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  • rwalters
    Club Member
    • Aug 2017
    • 382
    • MAK 2 Star -- Blackstone Griddles

      I am not a vegetarian, but I eat animals that are

    First brisket cook in 2 years...

    14 lb Prime brisket. Haven’t cooked one in probably 2 years. Seasoned liberally with Q-Salt, followed by a good dusting of Texas BBQ Grand Champion rub. Was still semi-frozen in the middle. Oh well, it thawed fast enough... lol. Went w/ 210° all night and double wrapped in butcher paper in the morning when bark looked good (around 160-165° IT)... then jacked the temp to 250ish° til done. Gave it a 6 hour rest. Best personal brisket to date. Not sure why I rarely do them as the family LOVED it! That’s gonna have to change
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  • 58limited
    Club Member
    • Dec 2018
    • 864
    • SE Texas
    • "Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy." ~Benjamin Franklin

    #2
    Beautiful! Nice smoke ring too.

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    • Rfhd69
      Charter Member
      • May 2015
      • 164
      • SW Washington
      • WSM 22.5, PBC, GMG Jim Bowie, Traeger Texas

      #3
      That looks really good. Nice job!

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      • HawkerXP
        Club Member
        • Jul 2016
        • 5506
        • Virginia
        • 2 Weber Performers, 1 kettle, 1 Smoky Joe and a PBC
          Thermopops
          Dot and Chef Alarm with probes
          Slo n Sear
          Cold beer

        #4
        I think 2 years is a little to long for aging beef. Looks great!

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        • RonB
          Club Member
          • Apr 2016
          • 12709
          • Near Richmond VA
          • Weber Performer Deluxe
            SNS
            Pizza insert
            Rotisserie
            Smokenator 1000
            Cookshack Smokette Elite
            2 Thermapens
            Chefalarm
            Dot
            lots of probes.
            CyberQ

          #5
          Great lookin' brisket.

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          • ofelles
            Club Member
            • Jun 2018
            • 2014
            • Brentwood CA
            • Yoder YS640 on Comp cart
              Klose 20x42 Charcoal Grill
              LSG Insulated Cabinet
              Jumbo Joe
              VacMaster Pro 380 sealer
              FireBoard and Pit Bull fan
              Thermoworks Signal
              Thermoworks Dot
              Thermopen Mk4

            #6
            You have not forgotten how to do it. Hope it taste as good as it looks.

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            • holehogg
              Club Member
              • Nov 2017
              • 2356
              • Port Elizabeth, South Africa

              #7
              Splendiferous looking cook.
              Job well done Sir.

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              • HouseHomey
                Club Member
                • May 2016
                • 5274
                • Huntington Beach, Ca. Surf City USA.
                • Equipment
                  Primo Oval xl

                  Slow n Sear (two)
                  Drip n Griddle
                  22" Weber Kettle
                  26" Weber Kettle one touch
                  Blackstone 36” Pro Series
                  Sous vide machine
                  Kitchen Aid
                  Meat grinder
                  sausage stuffer
                  5 Crock Pots
                  Akootrimonts
                  Two chimneys (was 3 but rivets finally popped, down to 1)
                  cast iron pans,
                  Dutch ovens
                  Signals 4 probe, thermapens, chef alarms, Dots, thermapop and maverick T-732, RTC-600, pro needle and various pocket instareads.
                  The help and preferences
                  1 extra fridge and a deep chest freezer in the garage
                  KBB
                  FOGO
                  A 9 year old princess foster child
                  Patience and old patio furniture
                  "Baby Girl" The cat

                  Erik S.

                #8
                Wow. Great looking brisket. Obviously you haven’t lost a step.

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                • tbob4
                  Charter Member
                  • Nov 2014
                  • 2303
                  • Chico, CA
                  • BBQ's
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                    Beer
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                    Sierra Nevada IPA

                    Wood
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                    Almond
                    Oak
                    Madrone
                    Cherry
                    Peach
                    Apple

                  #9
                  Yeah, with a cook like that I have no idea why you waited two years. Based on those photos I agree you should not wait that long again. Great cook!

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                  • texastweeter
                    Club Member
                    • Jul 2017
                    • 2895
                    • Republic of Texas

                    #10
                    like riding a bicycle. Looks great!

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                    • Red Man
                      Club Member
                      • May 2018
                      • 1028
                      • Western Washington

                      #11
                      That Q salt looks interesting.

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                      • Arsenlael
                        Club Member
                        • Oct 2015
                        • 99
                        • Rio Rancho NM

                        #12
                        My last brisket cook sucked.☹️ Your brisket looks absolutely fantastic - nice work!!!

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                        • Greygoose
                          Club Member
                          • May 2019
                          • 646
                          • South Shore,MA

                          #13
                          EXCELLENT cook there !!!!
                          Better do it again real soon to make sure it wasn’t a freak accident,,,,,the family will be happy fer sure

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                          • capoteo
                            Club Member
                            • Nov 2018
                            • 16
                            • Florida
                            • Barbecue is the spice of life. Love it, savor it, live it!

                            #14
                            Oh my God, that is a picture-perfect brisket. It looks to me that you have not lost the touch, and that is a contest winner to me. Thank you for the pictures, it makes me feel like I will be able to do it that good one day

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                            • fzxdoc
                              Founding Member
                              • Jul 2014
                              • 5084
                              • My toys:
                                Weber Summit Charcoal Grilling Center (WSCGC) aka Mr. Fancypants
                                Pit Barrel Cooker (which rocks)
                                Weber Summit S650 Gas Grill
                                Weber Kettle Premium 22"
                                Weber Jumbo Joe Premium 22" (a weird little 22" kettle mutant on 22"-long legs) (donated to local battered women's shelter.)
                                Camp Chef Somerset IV 4-burner outdoor gas range


                                Adrenaline BBQ Company's SnS, DnG and Large Charcoal Basket for WSCGC
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                                Grill Grate for SnS
                                Grill Grates: five 17.375 sections (retired to storage)
                                Grill Grates: six 19.25 panels for exact fit for Summit S650 gasser
                                2 Grill Grate Griddles
                                Steelmade Griddle for Summit gas grill

                                Fireboard Extreme BBQ Thermometer Package
                                Fireboard control unit in addition to that in the Extreme BBQ Package
                                Additional Fireboard probes: Competition Probes 1" (3) and 4" (1), 3 additional Ambient Probes. 1 additional Food Probe
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                                Pit Viper Fan (to pair with Fireboard Fan Driver Cable)
                                Pit Viper Fan new design (to pair with Fireboard Fan Driver Cable)
                                Thermoworks Thermapen MK5 (pink)
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                              #15
                              Wow. You haven't lost your touch.

                              Kathryn

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