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by beaver
Mon Mar 02, 2015 3:41 pm
Forum: ABBATOIRS
Topic: Beaver's Recommended Briskets / Suppliers
Replies: 13
Views: 5143

Beaver's Recommended Briskets / Suppliers

This list is by no means complete however over the next 2 weeks it will be completed with suppliers across Australia. if you are a meat supplier of any of the below brands please pm me to be added to the list. Should you have a brand not listed here please provide a sample to myself. Cape Grimm – Gr...
by beaver
Mon Mar 02, 2015 11:38 am
Forum: THE TIN SHED
Topic: stick or mig
Replies: 13
Views: 2035

Re: stick or mig

ok, here is my 2c Stick - cheap entry cost and quite versatile (lots of different sticks you can buy to weld different metals or even one type of metal to another) Mig Gasless - Cheap entry cost mig but higher running cost due to flux core required to make a mini atmosphere for welding. the Gasless ...
by beaver
Mon Mar 02, 2015 10:48 am
Forum: FOOD (INGREDIENTS, MEATS, SAUCES) SUPPLIERS
Topic: Educating your Aussie Butcher - A Guide
Replies: 2
Views: 1477

Educating your Aussie Butcher - A Guide

With the great feedback i have received from the last article on Australian Brisket i thought i would write another article. I am always put in the diplomatic position of having to tell someone that maybe their statement of "my butcher has the best meat" may not be true. Don't get me wrong.....there...
by beaver
Thu Feb 26, 2015 9:00 pm
Forum: ABBATOIRS
Topic: Beavers Guide to Aussie Brisket
Replies: 33
Views: 42090

Re: Beavers Guide to Aussie Brisket

Mickvr wrote:Love it Beaver, and a huge "THANKYOU" for the effort you've put into giving so much detail.

Much appreciated.

Cheers & Beers
Mickvr
cheers Mick!
by beaver
Thu Feb 26, 2015 3:13 pm
Forum: ABBATOIRS
Topic: Beavers Guide to Aussie Brisket
Replies: 33
Views: 42090

Re: Beavers Guide to Aussie Brisket

Smokey wrote: I wish I'd have written it up for AQ as Id not change a word.
copy/paste it on there and just reference my name/forum if you like.
at the end of the day we need to help educate the public
by beaver
Thu Feb 26, 2015 1:06 pm
Forum: ABBATOIRS
Topic: Beavers Guide to Aussie Brisket
Replies: 33
Views: 42090

Re: Beavers Guide to Aussie Brisket

Yep, A great surmise of what actually is the case in Australia. Years and years of forum members trial and error all composed into one how to. This should be a sticky its obviously lacking pictures and some advanced techniques but over time we can add to it or discuss other option. more of a good "...
by beaver
Thu Feb 26, 2015 11:16 am
Forum: ABBATOIRS
Topic: Beavers Guide to Aussie Brisket
Replies: 33
Views: 42090

Beavers Guide to Aussie Brisket

INTRO Welcome to my guide to cooking Aussie Brisket. Many of us take recipes/guides from American sites on cooking the “perfect” beef brisket but the pitfall many of us (including myself) have identified is the fact that in the land of the brisket and BBQ not all are created equal. Australian Brisk...
by beaver
Thu Feb 26, 2015 9:16 am
Forum: ABBATOIRS
Topic: First BBQ brisket not great - need advice
Replies: 21
Views: 5893

Re: First BBQ brisket not great - need advice

i have dealt with full packers that are only 2.5kg. in this case it was a VERY small cape grim where the average size is 3.5kg and the biggest is like 8kg. as bentley asked, are we getting flats? well in the 600g situation i think a "portion" of brisket may have been cut off and sold and its likely ...
by beaver
Wed Feb 25, 2015 4:00 pm
Forum: ABBATOIRS
Topic: First BBQ brisket not great - need advice
Replies: 21
Views: 5893

Re: First BBQ brisket not great - need advice

to be truthful i havent been able to successfully cook a brisket under the 2.5kg mark to the point where im happy with the results (maybe my standards are too high) if you foil early you loose out on a nice bark/smoke flavour if you foil late you run the risk of drying it out. if you are in a high a...
by beaver
Wed Feb 25, 2015 11:31 am
Forum: ABBATOIRS
Topic: First BBQ brisket not great - need advice
Replies: 21
Views: 5893

Re: First BBQ brisket not great - need advice

bentley, the biggest problem we have here in AUS is the "tiny" briskets we have and they are primarily grass fed (no grain) its for this reason that many whom start tend to fail without knowing how to really baby these briskets. dont get me wrong, grassfed is a superior taste but size wise and fat w...
by beaver
Wed Feb 25, 2015 11:12 am
Forum: WOOD FIRED & PELLET BBQs
Topic: Not sure why...
Replies: 4
Views: 1849

Not sure why...

Look forward to seeing the restore
I did my yoder last week before I sold it.

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by beaver
Wed Feb 25, 2015 10:28 am
Forum: ABBATOIRS
Topic: First BBQ brisket not great - need advice
Replies: 21
Views: 5893

Re: First BBQ brisket not great - need advice

ok so here goes, please not this is a guide based on my experience and others techniques may vary. Time, Temp, Feel There are three techniques required for cooking brisket Time - 3-3.5 hours per kg Temp - Cook to 195-203f Feel - once you hit 195 do a poke test with your probe or a skewer to check do...
by beaver
Mon Feb 23, 2015 1:15 pm
Forum: SMOKERS
Topic: This could be the start of something big
Replies: 2
Views: 1492

Re: This could be the start of something big

Chamber Size 36172.80 - cubic in.
Firebox proposed size - 12057.60 - cubic in.
a 23x23x23 inch firebox should do the trick
a 40inch chimney at 4.5 diam should do the trick

here are the calcs ive done

Link to BBQ Pit Calculator
by beaver
Fri Feb 20, 2015 3:53 pm
Forum: BBQ TECHNIQUES & RECIPES
Topic: Can I Smoke That??
Replies: 9
Views: 1909

Re: Can I Smoke That??

from what i can tell its a softwood otherwise known as Douglas Fir everything you read points to not using softwood for smoking due to high sap levels however in this case the Douglas Fir seems to be low in sap. i have read about some small good smoked with this stuff. without seeing it its hard to ...
by beaver
Wed Feb 18, 2015 4:59 pm
Forum: CHARCOAL
Topic: Kamado Joe v Smokeking differences?
Replies: 32
Views: 6463

Re: Kamado Joe v Smokeking differences?

That's a good point Brett, Didn't think of that :lol: You do know that's like putting a blown 454 chev V8 in a mini moke. I've come to the conclusion that my garbage bin is too small for the smokia, Planning on a proper smoke house, Maybe a converted garden shed agreed there WAY too much smoke for ...