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Title: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: FLBentRider on January 30, 2010, 08:08:01 PM
We just got home from the show, I put a ~8lb brisket in with four hours of Jim Beam.
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: hal4uk on January 30, 2010, 08:20:28 PM
WHAT?  Jim Beam?
Are you sayin' FLORIDA ran out of Maker's Mark??  Blasphemy!!!
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: FLBentRider on January 31, 2010, 04:51:53 AM
WHAT?  Jim Beam?
Are you sayin' FLORIDA ran out of Maker's Mark??  Blasphemy!!!

They didn't run out.

I wish they made George Dickel bisquettes!
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: squirtthecat on January 31, 2010, 05:32:13 AM

Ohhhh.   If we could only spike our own [insert favorite bourbon name here] bisquettes.

FLB, I think Hal4UKSr is a George Dickel man..
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: hal4uk on January 31, 2010, 08:28:10 AM
u thinks right.
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: FLBentRider on January 31, 2010, 10:14:12 AM
The Brisket is in FTC - We're out the door for the Pro Bowl - Look for me on TV  ;D ;D

Pictures on Monday.
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: Ka Honu on January 31, 2010, 12:47:59 PM
Pro Bowl?  Oh yeah - that's the "all-star" game without any players from the top two teams.  Isn't there a "Duh" in there somewhere?
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: FLBentRider on February 01, 2010, 11:49:47 AM
Pro Bowl?  Oh yeah - that's the "all-star" game without any players from the top two teams.  Isn't there a "Duh" in there somewhere?

When I was offered the tickets I did not look at the date or the relationship to the Super Bowl.

It was fun anyway.
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: FLBentRider on February 01, 2010, 11:53:46 AM
Pics from the 2010 Pro Bowl:
(http://i276.photobucket.com/albums/kk7/flbentrider/bradley/IMG00016-20100131-1514.jpg)
(http://i276.photobucket.com/albums/kk7/flbentrider/bradley/IMG00018-20100131-1620.jpg)
(http://i276.photobucket.com/albums/kk7/flbentrider/bradley/IMG00019-20100131-1638.jpg)
(http://i276.photobucket.com/albums/kk7/flbentrider/bradley/IMG00023-20100131-1726.jpg)
(http://i276.photobucket.com/albums/kk7/flbentrider/bradley/IMG00021-20100131-1726.jpg)
(http://i276.photobucket.com/albums/kk7/flbentrider/bradley/IMG00024-20100131-1751.jpg)
(http://i276.photobucket.com/albums/kk7/flbentrider/bradley/IMG00027-20100131-1757.jpg)
(http://i276.photobucket.com/albums/kk7/flbentrider/bradley/IMG00025-20100131-1755.jpg)
(http://i276.photobucket.com/albums/kk7/flbentrider/bradley/IMG00032-20100131-2159.jpg)
(http://i276.photobucket.com/albums/kk7/flbentrider/bradley/IMG00030-20100131-1951.jpg)
(http://i276.photobucket.com/albums/kk7/flbentrider/bradley/IMG00031-20100131-2043.jpg)
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: FLBentRider on February 01, 2010, 11:55:42 AM
The funniest part was the mascots.

At one point the Jaguars and eagles mascot come "streaking" onto the field, eagles in tighty whities and the Jagaur in a G-String.

The first thing I thought was "Tenpoint5 is in town and he didn't drop by to say hello!"
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: Tenpoint5 on February 01, 2010, 12:04:11 PM
The funniest part was the mascots.

At one point the Jaguars and eagles mascot come "streaking" onto the field, eagles in tighty whities and the Jagaur in a G-String.

The first thing I thought was "Tenpoint5 is in town and he didn't drop by to say hello!"

You know I was thinking I should have called you!! But time was streaking by at a fast pace.
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: Ka Honu on February 01, 2010, 12:27:55 PM
...It was fun anyway.

Of course it was - good food, eye candy (where are those photos?), adult beverages... What more could you want?

A good tailgating opportunity is its own reward and should never be missed.
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: SnellySmokesEm on February 01, 2010, 12:45:01 PM
FLA - Didnt realize that you were so close.  I'm in sarasota.  Brisket looks good!!!  A few questions.  How long did you smoke/cook your brisket and at what temp?
And What is this Jim Beam????  Did you use Jim Beam wood chips or did you foil with a couple of shots from my good friend Mr. Beam?
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: seemore on February 01, 2010, 12:51:18 PM
FLB, looks like you had a good time, there....love the Vikings fans at the beginning of the pictures........
Mrs
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: FLBentRider on February 01, 2010, 12:59:16 PM
FLA - Didnt realize that you were so close.  I'm in sarasota.  Brisket looks good!!!  A few questions.  How long did you smoke/cook your brisket and at what temp?
And What is this Jim Beam????  Did you use Jim Beam wood chips or did you foil with a couple of shots from my good friend Mr. Beam?

We drove home from Orlando after the PGA Merchandise show, I put the brisket in about 2200 Saturday night. After working the show for 4 days and then driving home explains how I forgot to put in the V-Tray.

I used 4 hours of Jim Beam bisquettes http://www.yardandpool.com/Bradley-Smoker-Bisquettes-48-Pack-JIM-BEAM-p/btjb48.htm

I set the PID to 205F

I took it out around 1300 on Sunday - FTC for about 1.5 hours on the way to the Stadium. So it was in 15 hours.

To be honest, I never took any temp measurements since it didn't matter. I was leaving when I needed to, brisket done or not!

I really couldn't taste the difference between the JB pucks and Oak.
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: dbondy on February 01, 2010, 01:26:37 PM
Looked like a awesome time FLBentRider, and fine looking brisket too. ;D
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: classicrockgriller on February 01, 2010, 01:41:10 PM
Nice Briskets and Pics of Pro Bowl.

Thanks for sharing!
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: OU812 on February 01, 2010, 03:06:56 PM
Thats gotta be fun seen the big boys play football.

The brisket looks good too.
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: Bobbert on February 01, 2010, 03:37:24 PM
Thanks for the pictures, they were great except the viqueen pictures but I will leave it at that! 

But one more question, did you "boat" the brisket, of just a mop for moisture??
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: FLBentRider on February 01, 2010, 04:12:42 PM
But one more question, did you "boat" the brisket, of just a mop for moisture??

I took the brisket out of the cryovac package, patted it dry, salt, pepper ->into the smoker.

I emptied / refilled the water bowl, and didn't open the door again until I took it out.

No boats, no mops, no rotates, no wraps, no flips - no nothing.

I didn't even trim it.

It was definitely an "express" brisket.

I was very tired when I put it in, (hence the no V-tray), and didn't have the energy/time to fuss with it.
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: squirtthecat on February 01, 2010, 04:29:42 PM

Brisket looks awesome!

--

TWENTY TWO DOLLARS for a Cuban sandwich??   Wow...
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: FLBentRider on February 01, 2010, 04:46:39 PM

Brisket looks awesome!

--

TWENTY TWO DOLLARS for a Cuban sandwich??   Wow...


Yes - and if you want fries with that.... add $6.00

Those prices are 50% higher than the "regular season" prices

It makes Disney look like the ponderosa!

We very rarely eat inside the stadium. We tailgate and bring stuff for after the game and tailgate again to wait out the traffic.

$10.00 for a Coors light - Mixed drinks $15.00 - I can't see how people afford it. The guy in the seat next to me must have had $50 in beer alone.

We lucked out in the stadium -  on the way to our seats we chanced upon a "designated driver" signup area and got 2 coupons for a FREE soda (a $7.00 value) x 2! I felt like Freepas for a second.

You gotta love FTC - You get the "look" from the other tailgaters - I have no grill out, just a table and chairs, and then I break out the cooler with the brisket, unwrap the beast, and start slicing.

It's the "where'd you get THAT??" look. Usually followed by "I'll trade you a beer for a slice...."

Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: hal4uk on February 01, 2010, 04:48:46 PM
They ain't SHY...   Sammich and brew = 32.
I know a joint in Virden, Illinois called "Momma Dee's Kitchen". 
I'd have to push 6 tables together if I ordered $32 worth of food there...
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: Bobbert on February 02, 2010, 06:16:24 AM
Love your process I wil have to give it a try!!  Great idea for tailgating!!
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: oakville smoker on February 02, 2010, 08:26:23 AM
man I thought we Cannucks were the only ones getting screwed for beer and snacks at "events"
Concerts, football, basebal etc
At least when I pay 11 bucks for a beer, its a real Cannuck beer   LOL
Foot longs are usually less than 8 bucks but we buy them outside
looks like a good time had by all though
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: FLBentRider on February 02, 2010, 08:32:30 AM
We've had season tickets for 15 years, We've probably spent $100.00 total inside the stadium during that period.
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: oakville smoker on February 02, 2010, 08:49:23 AM
I still remember going to the NASCAR Cup race at Pocono a few years ago
Thank god for tail gate
Thank god for being allowed to bring in your own beer
Without all of that, even though it would have still been a hoot, it would have been very expensive
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: OU812 on February 02, 2010, 09:00:47 AM
I still remember going to the NASCAR Cup race at Pocono a few years ago
Thank god for tail gate
Thank god for being allowed to bring in your own beer
Without all of that, even though it would have still been a hoot, it would have been very expensive

Ditto but at Talladega.  ;D
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: oakville smoker on February 02, 2010, 09:17:52 AM
OU

Could you see the entire track at Dega?
2.66 miles is a long way around
That was the beauty of Pocono even at 2.5 miles

hee haa  Shoot outs this Saturday night at Daytona
Since I have not used the snow blower this winter, I should start it up in the garage at race time, hook an exhaust hose
up to the muffler and try to re create the at track experience in my living room .....

68 inch flat screen, surround sound, gas fumes, almost likebeing there !
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: OU812 on February 02, 2010, 09:23:32 AM
OU

Could you see the entire track at Dega?
2.66 miles is a long way around
That was the beauty of Pocono even at 2.5 miles

hee haa  Shoot outs this Saturday night at Daytona
Since I have not used the snow blower this winter, I should start it up in the garage at race time, hook an exhaust hose
up to the muffler and try to re create the at track experience in my living room .....

68 inch flat screen, surround sound, gas fumes, almost likebeing there !

You can see all the way around, the cars are smaller than a Hot Wheel on the back stretch. No campers on the in field too, they are on a hill next to the back stretch.

You will have to put race fuel in the snow blower to get the race track experience, race fuel has a distinct smell to it.


Gotta love it.
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: HawkeyeSmokes on February 02, 2010, 09:50:12 AM
OU

Could you see the entire track at Dega?
2.66 miles is a long way around
That was the beauty of Pocono even at 2.5 miles

hee haa  Shoot outs this Saturday night at Daytona
Since I have not used the snow blower this winter, I should start it up in the garage at race time, hook an exhaust hose
up to the muffler and try to re create the at track experience in my living room .....

68 inch flat screen, surround sound, gas fumes, almost likebeing there !

You can see all the way around, the cars are smaller than a Hot Wheel on the back stretch. No campers on the in field too, they are on a hill next to the back stretch.

You will have to put race fuel in the snow blower to get the race track experience, race fuel has a distinct smell to it.


Gotta love it.

Nascar needs SmellAVision to.

If you ever have the chance, go to a Bristol race, night or day.

It's quite the experience!!  ;D
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: KyNola on February 02, 2010, 09:54:04 AM
Yep, been to Bristol 3 times.  Ain't no other track like it.  Love that place.

KyNola
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: Ka Honu on February 02, 2010, 10:10:31 AM
Since I have not used the snow blower this winter, I should start it up in the garage at race time, hook an exhaust hose up to the muffler and try to re create the at track experience in my living room ...
...You will have to put race fuel in the snow blower to get the race track experience...

...all, of course, while saying, "Hold my beer and watch this one."

Sounds like a "how-to" guide for Darwin Award nominations.
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: SnellySmokesEm on February 02, 2010, 10:12:25 AM
Daytona Here!!!!
Yes Nascar has got it done right with allowing coolers in the track.  But what else would you expect.  Could you imagine what would happen if they ran out of beer??????
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: OU812 on February 02, 2010, 11:35:59 AM
They dont let you bring in ANYTHING at the Kansas race track, nope not even a unopened bottle of water.

Drug dogs at the gate and state troopers every where.

Might have to check out Bristol Some day.
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: FLBentRider on February 02, 2010, 11:43:49 AM
They dont let you bring in ANYTHING at the Kansas race track, nope not even a unopened bottle of water.

Drug dogs at the gate and state troopers every where.

Might have to check out Bristol Some day.

That was the scene @ the Pro Bowl.

For Regular season games you can bring unopened water.
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: Caneyscud on February 04, 2010, 03:19:40 PM
Yep, been to Bristol 3 times.  Ain't no other track like it.  Love that place.

KyNola

Except never having been lucky enough to snag tickets there.  AND not liking it, because it always ran the weekend we had to take my daughter back to school at ETSU - never any rooms.  Now 'Dega is a trip.  However, always had it pretty nice - fly up, land next to the track, bus picks you up takes you almost to your seat, watch race, bus picks you up almost at your seat, get back on plane, fly back, in Nashville before most people are out of the parking lot.  Only bad thing about that is you miss all the "sights" in the infield.   
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: oakville smoker on February 04, 2010, 03:34:08 PM
Caney

that is the way to go.  We left Pocono Raceway and it took us over 3 hours to get back to our hotel compared to the 25 minutes
to drive in bright eyed and bushey tailed in the morning.  Logistics at these races are a nightmare   
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: OU812 on February 04, 2010, 03:38:46 PM
Caney

that is the way to go.  We left Pocono Raceway and it took us over 3 hours to get back to our hotel compared to the 25 minutes
to drive in bright eyed and bushey tailed in the morning.  Logistics at these races are a nightmare   

We always spend that 3 hr in the parking lot havin fun with our neighbors that we just met.  ;D
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: Ka Honu on February 04, 2010, 03:40:01 PM
OU beat me to it.  I was gonna say that post-race/game tailgates are some of the best parties.
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: OU812 on February 04, 2010, 03:45:53 PM
OU beat me to it.  I was gonna say that post-race/game tailgates are some of the best parties.

Always a good time.
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: FLBentRider on February 04, 2010, 05:47:05 PM
OU beat me to it.  I was gonna say that post-race/game tailgates are some of the best parties.

Always a good time.

Oh yeah. We always tailgate after

at one of the game a buddy of mine was in a hurry to get out there and sit in the traffic. We tailgated for an  hour after the game, then left. We go home at the same time as he did.

Sit and chill or get steamed in traffic ? DUH!
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: oakville smoker on February 04, 2010, 06:45:03 PM
We were newbies
We had no idea !
Apparently the bus opotion is usually the best but and extra helping of tailgating would have been better
Plus we were staying at a hotel with a private pool, whirlpool and sauna in our room and wanted to get our moneys worth
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: Ka Honu on February 04, 2010, 07:38:01 PM
... we were staying at a hotel with a private pool, whirlpool and sauna in our room and wanted to get our moneys worth

Yeah, I can see where three hours sitting in traffic is getting your money's worth (and you didn't think we got cold in Hawaii).
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: Caneyscud on February 05, 2010, 01:42:49 PM
Done the three hours in traffic at Indy.  Flew in on a MU-2 (making me nervous as their safety record was/is suspect) and hopped a bus to the Brickyard.  Had a great time, but when leaving, the 15 minute bus ride to the track, turned into a 3+ hour bus ride back out to the airport.  The Brickyard and the 500 are fun times and so much history and pomp. 
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: SnellySmokesEm on February 06, 2010, 10:00:47 PM
Me and some buddies took a converted bluebird to Daytona for the July race a few years back.  It was the time of my life.  Unfortunately we couldnt get on the infield becuase Daytona policy states "no converted school busses in the infield"  Still the two days before the race and the night after the race were awesome.  The drive home the next day... not so much

The BlueBird
(http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i82/matts887/Pepsi%20400%20-%20Daytona/Pepsi400Week2007006.jpg)

It gets hot in Daytona in July
(http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i82/matts887/Pepsi%20400%20-%20Daytona/Pepsi400Week2007013.jpg)

Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: Ka Honu on February 06, 2010, 10:58:43 PM
Daytona policy states "no converted school busses in the infield" 

Let the redneck race fan dropout jokes begin!
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: classicrockgriller on February 06, 2010, 11:15:24 PM
Did I see a "BUBBLE" in the pool? Ewwwwww!
Title: Re: Pro Bowl Brisket
Post by: hal4uk on February 07, 2010, 12:47:13 AM
Who's that holding up the TIME-OUT signal?
(Can't blame him... TIME -OUT!!!!  PLEASE don't snap that picture.. STOP...  NO...!!!)