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What temp does the brisket stall end?

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Hey there, fellow BBQ enthusiasts! BBQ Dropout here with another informative post to help you master the art of smoking brisket. In this post, we’ll talk about the brisket stall’s ending temperature and what you can expect as the internal temperature begins to rise. 

Understanding the brisket stall’s behavior is crucial in achieving that perfect, tender, and juicy smoked brisket.

The Tail End of the Brisket Stall

The brisket stall can be quite challenging for barbecue lovers, as the internal temperature tends to plateau between 150°F and 170°F. But, when does the stall actually end? 

Typically, the brisket stall ends at around 170°F. This is the point when you can expect the internal temperature to start rising again.

Exponential Growth and the Magic 200°F Mark

Once the stall ends and the internal temperature starts to increase rapidly, you’ll notice an exponential growth curve in the temperature readings. 

This acceleration will continue until the internal temperature reaches around 200°F, which is the ideal point to pull your brisket off the smoker.

Master the Brisket Stall for a Deliciously Smoked Brisket

By recognizing the brisket stall’s ending temperature and anticipating the rapid increase in internal temperature, you can better manage your cook and produce a mouthwatering smoked brisket. 

Keep practicing, refining your techniques, and experimenting with different methods to overcome the brisket stall. In no time, you’ll be a brisket-smoking master! Feel free to share your experiences and tips with fellow BBQ lovers in the comments. Happy smoking!