# Frequent question: How long does it take to smoke a brisket on a pellet grill?

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## How long to smoke a brisket on a pellet grill at 225?

Preheat the Traeger Grill to 225°F. Generously season the brisket with salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Place the brisket directly on the grill grates and close the lid. Smoke until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (roughly 5-7 hours).

## How long does it take to smoke a 14 lb brisket at 225?

At 225 F, smoking a brisket takes about 1.5 to two hours per pound. At 250 F, it takes one to 1.5 hours per pound. At 300 F, it takes 30-45 minutes per pound.

## What temperature do you cook brisket on a pellet grill?

The best way to cook brisket is low and slow. You should preheat your pellet grill to 250° F or Hi Smoke and cook the meat until the internal temperature reaches 160° F.

## How long does it take to smoke a 10 lb brisket at 225?

A: You can usually figure about 1.5 hours per pound at 225 degrees for brisket, pork shoulder and other larger pieces of meat. Several things can affect this time such as actual meat thickness, wind, temperature and how often you open the door of the smoker.

## How long does a 15lb brisket take to smoke?

Bottom line: plan for anywhere from 12-18 hours to fully cook your brisket (this includes the initial smoke to 165 degrees and the wrapped smoke to get your meat up to 202 degrees Fahrenheit).

## Do you smoke a brisket fat side up or down?

Fat-Side Down Keeps Seasoning on the Brisket Where It Belongs. As mentioned above, the fat cap will render as the brisket cooks. If you smoke with the fat cap up, that rendered fat will drip down the meat.

## Do you flip a brisket when smoking?

Flipping the brisket does even out the exposure of the meat to heat. … Ideally, flip and rotate your brisket at least once during the cooking. If you need the fat to shield the meat from the fire, then leave it fat side down for the majority of the time.

## Can you smoke a brisket on a pellet grill?

Prepare pellet grill for low and slow smoking at 195 degrees using pecan pellets. Place brisket fat side down on pellet grill and smoke for 8 hours. … Increase smoker temp to 250 degrees and continue cooking brisket until internal temperature reaches 200 degrees. Rest brisket in a dry cooler for 2 hours.