Mix up the marinade, then this smoked brisket recipe is on its way. The brisket marinade adds flavor to the meat, plus it improves the texture and moistness. A trimmed brisket flat is used for this recipe. The even thickness of that cut takes on the flavors of the marinade nicely.
No need to use a high dollar beer for this recipe. Standard Buds or
Natties will do fine. This marinade recipe makes enough for one large,
trimmed brisket flat.
Best Brisket Marinade
Combine all ingredients with the beer, and let the marinade rest for an hour before using. This allows time for the dry seasonings to release some of their flavor into the liquid.
Plop the brisket into a large freezer bag or other non-reactive container (plastic, stainless steel,glass, ceramic) and pour the marinade in with it. Keep refrigerated for at least one day, preferably two days. When it's done soaking, place the marinated brisket on a rack in the sink to drain. Blot off the excess marinade with paper towels. Discard the used brisket marinade. It's only good for one use.
Follow these brisket tips to make your smoked brisket recipe a success. This one makes great sandwiches, either shredded or sliced thin. Serve with your favorite sauce, or make a tasty homemade barbecue sauce.