I just love smoked brisket! I won’t settle for second best, it has to be smoked until tender and juicy, and it has to be full of smoke flavor. You can always tell a well-smoked brisket from “ordinarily-smoked” one. So, the big question is how come the same brisket can taste so different? And in this case, we are not talking about the spicing or marinades used during preparation. Well, the answer is often simple!
The big difference between the two briskets is quite possibly the smokers used. If you want to cook the best smoked brisket ever at your place, then you will need to get the best smoker for brisket cooking. And the good news is that a good smoker does not cost to much money.
As the popularity of BBQ continues to grow, more and more companies have tossed themselves into production of grillers. This can make it somewhat challenging when trying to decide on the brisket smoker to choose. In my opinion, if you want to be the king of brisket smoking then you can’t go past the world’s highest graded brisket smoker. The Weber 711001 Smokey Mountain Cooker 14-inch charcoal smoker. What makes the Smokey Mountain Cooker a winner? It is so simple to use, but it is definitely still packed full of great features.
Let me break down the features of this smoker for you. Firstly this smoker has a very generous cooking surface unlike some other smokers that have a relatively small cooking area. The advantage of this is that you have enough space for a large cut of meat such as brisket. The space ensures the smoke can move freely giving you a well-smoked briskets every time.
The unit is made of stainless-steel so you can confidently leave it in the backyard without fear of rusting. This is a problem that some cheaper smokers have that makes them not last so long in harsh weather conditions, unlike the Smokey Mountain that could last for a lifetime.
It has a cooking grate made of steel so it is easy to clean, an inbuilt lid thermometer. The large charcoal chamber means you can get a good base of coals going for longer cooks.
What many people love about this cooker is the fact that it uses both wood and charcoal. By combining wood with charcoal you can get the best of both worlds, a controlled heat from charcoal and additional flavour from the natural wood smoke. A great thing about the Weber 711001 Smokey Mountain Cooker 14-inch charcoal smoker is that you can smoke for a while without needing to constantly attended to it. Set it up right and you are almost guaranteed a perfect result every single time, there may be a few little necessary adjustments needed along the way, but this has got to be one of the simplest smokers on the market.
Th inbuilt thermometer makes it so simple to monitor the temperature and air intake, so when you are not smoking you can cook at high temperatures too. The water pan makes it really easy to keep the moisture levels right, this is essential if you want to cook perfect smoked brisket, and bowl is also heavy-duty bowl, enamelled with porcelain for added durability.
As if all these incredible features are not enough, the cooker has an admirable, classic and very masculine black finish. It serves its purpose perfectly and still manages to look beautiful in your backyard for a very long time. This is surely the best smoker for brisket!
The smoker works flawlessly and is very easy to use. The cleaning is equally easy and untiring. All these come in one very inexpensive package; for as low as $199, you can own this amazing smoker. It is both the most affordable and best smoker for brisket ever!