## How to Smoke a Turkey in a Gas Smoker

First, you’ll need to choose a temperature to heat your grill or smoker. To do so, consider how much time you have and the total weight of the bird.

First, you’ll need to choose a temperature to heat your grill or smoker. To do so, consider how much time you have and the total weight of the bird.

The length of time depends on your smoker temperature. When smoking at 250 degrees, allow 1 hour of cook time for every 1 pound of brisket. A 2-pound brisket only takes around 2 hours in the smoker.

I’m going to show you how to smoke a brisket on a charcoal grill step by step from start to glorious finish. If you’re using a gas grill, I’ve got you covered, too.

At 225 degrees and 1-1/2 to 2 hours a pound, a 3-pound brisket needs between 4-1/2 and 6 hours to cook. At 250 it would take about 3 hours.

When cooking a brisket at 250 degrees, one pound of meat equals one hour of cook time. By that measure, 10 pounds of brisket takes about 10 hours in the smoker.

When cooking a brisket at 250, the general rule of thumb is that 1 pound of meat equals 1 hour of cook time. More precisely, smoke until the internal temperature of the meat reaches 190 to 200 degrees F.

In general, smoke a pork shoulder for 75 minutes per pound at 250 degrees Fahrenheit. But the actual cook time depends on internal temperature. A safe internal temperature is 185˚F, however, the ideal internal temp for tenderness is 190-200˚F.

The rule of thumb is 1 pound of brisket equals 1 hour of cook time at 250 ˚F. For 14 lbs,14 hours but more specifically..

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