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6 Things To Know About A Brisket’ Temperature For Slicing

There are all sorts of opinions out there on what the perfect internal temperature is to smoke brisket. Some people say it’s best when it’s meltingly tender and falls apart with just the slightest touch, while others maintain that you should go for a nice, crispy crust.  Where do you stand? In this blog post, …

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Can you cook a brisket too fast? (Explained)

Have you ever smoked a brisket and found that it cooks considerably faster than expected? If this is the case, you are not alone. Many people have this issue, which is frequently caused by wrong smoker temperature settings. In this blog post, we’ll discuss why your brisket is cooking too quickly and how to avoid …

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Brisket temperature dropped during the stall? Here’s Why

A temperature stall while smoking brisket can be a frustrating, but often unavoidable, experience. Stalls are common in meats with significant concentrations of fatty and connective components, such as brisket, due to the rendering and breakdown of these tissues. Stalls are frequently caused by rendering fluids rising to the surface of the brisket, where they …

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Dry aged brisket not stalling? Here’s When To Expect It

Temperature stalling is one of the most aggravating, yet unavoidable, parts of smoking big portions of meat like brisket. It might go for hours, which is especially aggravating if you have a lot of hungry mouths to feed. However, temperature stalling is not always a bad thing. It means that everything is cooking evenly and …

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How to smoke brisket without fat cap? (Explained)

Whether you’re a backyard BBQ enthusiast or a professional pit master, there’s one question on everyone’s mind: Can brisket be smoked without the fat-cap? The answer is yes, but smoking brisket without the fat-cap comes with its own set of challenges.  When it comes to smoking juicy and tender brisket, marbling is key. It not …

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When to defrost brisket? (Explained)

Brisket can take a long time to smoke, sometimes taking up to 20 hours to fully cook! Unfortunately, defrosting a brisket can take much longer… Whether you’ve been storing your treasured brisket in the freezer since December, or you’re ready to show off your smoking abilities during the summer months, understanding how to defrost a brisket …

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8 Reasons Why Your Brisket Is Stalling At 190

Temperature stalling is common in meats with a high concentration of fatty and connective tissues. It might be frustrating to deal with, but every pitmaster should have the skills and understanding to go through it smoothly. Excessive pooling of rendered liquids causes stalling. This can occur late in the smoking session, usually around 190 degrees(F). …

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