Originally Posted by fyl2u
...and how do you cook it to maximise the tenderness?
This brisket's chewy as fook.
You didnt cook it correctly then.
Brisket, when cooked correctly is the most tender and full flavour of all cuts.
Next time do it in a slow cook for 7 hours. You wont be able to carve it as it will just fall apart under the pressure of the carving knife.