How long does it take to smoke a brisket?
There are lots of variables including the temperature of your smoker, the thickness of the meat, fat content, etc.
For planning purposes; smoke times for 14 pound brisket should smoke for about 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes per pound at 250° F.
For a 14 pound brisket; which comes out to 14 to 17 1/2 hours.
How do you prepare a brisket for smoking?
BBQ Tips: How to Prep a Brisket for Smoking –
How do you know when smoked brisket is done?
With brisket, this means you want an instant-read thermometer. Stick it in the middle of your brisket and check the internal temperature. So when is brisket done? There’s a pretty big range of acceptable temperatures for brisket, with most cuts needing an internal temp of between 195 and 215.
How long do you smoke a brisket at 225?
Checking the Temperature While Smoking
To achieve the best results, I cook the beef brisket at 225 degrees for about 1 hour and 15 minutes per pound. The time per pound is strictly a guide and cooking times will actually vary.