Before you smoke a brisket it needs to be prepared for the smoker. If you haven't smoked one before, spend a few minutes brushing up on the ways of brisket smoking.
This marinade includes a rich German beer as its base. You'll need...
NOTE: Be very careful working with habanero peppers. Use gloves and don't touch the eyes.
Combine the ingredients, being sure the honey and salt are dissolved. In a non-reactive container, marinate the brisket for 24 to 48 hours before smoking.
Acidic citrus juices add flavor and help tenderize that brisket for the smoker.
Mix, then marinate your brisket overnight. For added flavor, rub one tablespoon of paprika into the meat just before smoking.