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Offline Skipystu

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Re: how long to cook a 6# brisket??
« Reply #15 on: July 10, 2007, 06:39:59 am »
Yeah I posted a while back trying to see if anyone had tried it yet. Good memory!

I did try just putting hardwood charcoal and standard charcoal on the burner plate and nothing happened smoke ring wise. I did get a slight flavor of the charcoal. But what I am trying now is putting already hot coals into the OBS. Not sure how I am going to do it yet. I tried putting one on the burner plate and took it off soon after as it didn't look good for the burner plate.

I am thinking I might try using a small cast iron pan at the very bottom of the smoker unit. I figure I would put some insulators under it so as not to ruin the bottom of the smoker. I would do this for the first hour or two with and without smoke at the same time.

My goal is to get a hot enough heat source in with hardwood charcoal while not A) Ruining the smoker B) Killing myself in the process C) Making it easily repeatable D) Producing something resembling a smoke ring.

For now I will use my barrel smoker on briskets till they hit 150 or so then move it to my OBS.


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Re: how long to cook a 6# brisket??
« Reply #16 on: March 12, 2008, 05:35:02 am »
this is just my experience with charcoal and the bs did not use hunk of charcoals but used kingsford brand. i took a coffee can and poke holes in the bottom of it.I put fluid on a couple of brisqutes and let them cook down then i put them on a rack right below my sirloins. had a good charcoal taste i smoke them for about an hour with mestique

Offline kiviviki

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Re: how long to cook a 6# brisket??
« Reply #17 on: September 16, 2019, 07:49:36 am »
I really love steaks, and this recipe is one of my favorites.

how long to grill steak
You just have to try.