How long should you smoke a brisket flat?
Heat a smoker to 95 to 120 degrees C (200 to 250 degrees F).
Add a strong wood like Iron bark, mesquite or hickory chunks.
When at temperature, add the brisket and cook for 3 hours.
Can you smoke just a brisket flat?
If you love tailgating and BBQ but hate getting/staying up at ungodly hours to tend a whole packer brisket the night before a game then we have a solution for you: smoked brisket flats. Cooking just the flat of the brisket is a great way to tailgate because they take much less time to cook and are, well, brisket!
How long does it take to smoke a 5 pound brisket flat?
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.