Beef Brisket

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READY IN: 13hrs 30mins
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix all ingredients together in a small bowl, using large serving fork, pierce brisket all over.
  • Apply the rub liberally to all sides of a beef brisket.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and place in refrigerator from 4 hours to over night. One hour before cooking, remove brisket from the refrigerator, uncover, and allow it to sit and become room temperature.
  • Smoke brisket covered for 3 1/2 to 4 hours at approximately 275 to 300 degrees with fat side up without opening the smoker.
  • Place brisket on large sheet of heavy duty foil.
  • Spread a thinly sliced onion under brisket.
  • Pour 1/2 can of beer (Shiner Bock) into the foil and seal well.
  • Place into oven or smoker at 250 - 275 degrees and cook 4 to 5 more hours depending on size.
  • Remove from oven or smoker, loosen foil at one end to release steam, and allow brisket to rest for 45 minutes.
  • Drain juices into bowl and place bowl in freezer for ten minutes to de-fat.
  • Separate fat from juices and discard the fat.
  • Pour up to one cup of the remaining juices into a sauce pot with your favorite BBQ sauce and bring to boil.
  • Slice across grain on the diagonal into long, thin slices approximately 1/4 inch thick.
  • Serve with BBQ sauce.
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