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BBQ Brisket with Traeger Coffee Rub

BBQ Brisket with Traeger Coffee Rub

By Traeger Kitchen

Make that bark dark--beef has our coffee rub written all over it. This brisket is generously injected and seasoned with our new rub mixture for a richness in flavor that's simply unmatched.

Prep Time

15 Min

Cook Time

9 Hrs




Number of People Serving


Units of Measurment:
15 Pound whole packer brisket
2 Tablespoon Traeger Coffee Rub
1 1/2 Cup water
2 Tablespoon salt


  • 1

    Trim excess fat off brisket leaving a 1/4" inch cap on the bottom.

  • 2

    Combine 2 Tbsp Coffee rub, 1 cup water, and 2 Tbsp salt in a small bowl stirring until most of the salt is dissolved. Inject the brisket every square inch or so with the coffee rub mixture. Season the exterior of the brisket with remaining rub and remaining salt.

  • 3

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger to 250℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

  • 4

    Place brisket directly on the grill grate and cook for about 6 hours or until the internal temperature reaches 160℉.

    250 ˚F / 121 ˚C

    160 ˚F / 71 ˚C

  • 5

    Wrap the brisket in two layers of foil and pour in 1/2 cup of water. Secure tin foil tightly to contain the liquid. Increase temperature to 275℉ and return to grill. Cook an additional 3 hours or until internal temperature reaches 204℉.

    275 ˚F / 135 ˚C

    204 ˚F / 96 ˚C

  • 6

    Remove brisket from the grill and slice. Enjoy!

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