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Smoked Brisket

It’s easier than you think to get a perfectly cooked, flavorful, tender, and fall-apart brisket when you try this smoked brisket recipe on a Z Grills pellet grill.
Servings 4
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 20 minutes


  • Z Grills 700E Wood Pellet Grill
  • Z Grills Apple Wood Pellets
  • Aluminum foil pan


  • 4 lb brisket

Brisket Rub:

  • 2 tbsp garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp onion powder
  • 2 tbsp paprika chili powder
  • 2 tbsp ground salt
  • 2 tbsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar


  • Preheat the Z Grills pellet smoker to 225°F.
  • Place the brisket fat side down on the grill.
  • Cook at 225°F until brisket internal temp is 160°F.
  • Remove from grill and place in a deep pan lined with aluminum foil.
  • Pour beef stock and light beer sauce into the pan, making sure it comes up to the top of the brisket.
  • Take extra edges of foil and fold them over.
  • Use a piece of foil and cover the top.
  • Place it on the grill again, cook at 250°F until brisket internal temp is 200°F.
  • Check brisket internal temp.
  • Once internal temp reaches 200°F, remove from the smoker.
  • Rest for 3-5 minutes before slicing.


Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Beef, Smoked