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Offline MydogIzzo

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Brisket spritz?
« on: December 23, 2020, 04:15:08 am »
what's a good thing to spritz your brisket with when its smoking?

Offline manxman

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Re: Brisket spritz?
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2020, 04:35:08 am »
I just use apple juice but tend not to bother during the smoke nowadays as it means opening the smoker door and losing temperature which can take a fair while to get back up.

I do however give it a quick spray when it is finished just before wrapping and letting it sit a while.  :)

Offline watchdog56

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Re: Brisket spritz?
« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2020, 05:14:11 am »
Apple juice works good for ribs, pork butts and brisket.

Offline Habanero Smoker

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Re: Brisket spritz?
« Reply #3 on: December 23, 2020, 01:56:24 pm »
If you are in a cold area, for the Bradley you may not get much benefit from spritzing. As manxman mentioned; if you are in a cold area, opening and closing the door frequently will extend your cook time. If I spritz I hold off until the bark sets, and would use a mixture of apple juice and low sodium beef broth at a 1:1 ratio, or low sodium beef broth and apple cider vinegar 3:1 ratio. These days I use the Texas crutch, so I don't use a spritz. I do inject my brisket prior to smoking/cooking.