How long does a small brisket take to smoke?
about 4 to 5 hours
How long does it take to smoke a 2.5 pound brisket?
The guideline for brisket is about 1-1/2 hours per pound at 225°-250° F, but that is only a guide and rarely works out that way because of the smoking plateau (see below).
How do you smoke the perfect brisket?
The damp wood smolders and permeates the brisket with smoke. You can also offset the heat by raking the coals to opposite sides of the pit. Cook for 1 1/2 to 2 hours per pound, at a temperature between 200 and 250 degrees, adding both dry and soaked wood chips as necessary to keep the temperature consistent.
How long does it take to smoke a full brisket?
Place it fat side down on the grill grate and smoke for 4-6 hours, or until the internal temperature reaches around 160° F. 4. After 4-6 hours of smoke, remove and double wrap in foil. Turn grill to 225 and cook the brisket until it reaches an internal temperature of 200 – 205° F, approximately 6 more hours.