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How long to smoke brisket at 220? (Explained)

How long to smoke brisket at 220

If you’re wondering how long it takes to smoke any particular brisket at around 220°F, then you’re in luck. A lot of the times, pit masters will smoke briskets a little bit hotter, at around 225°F.

That usually takes about 1 pound per hour to fully cook through any size of brisket.

For briskets that are smoked at 220°F, use the same estimation as you would with 225°F, with a 1 pound per hour cook through rate.

That’s simply because at 220°F, there is really not much variance between that and just 5° hotter in temperature. This estimation of course can be applied to not only 220°F, but all the way up to around 250°F.

As with everything else though, test results for yourself and come up with your own ratios.


Final thoughts 

Smoking a brisket at 200°F should take about 1 pound per hour to fully cook through.

There is not much variance between 220°F and 225°F, so it is safe to assume that the length of time it should take for a brisket smoked at both temperatures to be roughly the same.