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Freezing Packer Brisket?

I found Choice CAB packer brisket for $2.19 per pound.  That seems like a great price to me.  I'm wondering if it is OK to buy some extras and freeze them in the cryo packaging, and if so, for how long?  Would it affect the quality of the meat?
Transplanted from Austin, Texas to Medina, Ohio

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  • FlyingTivoFlyingTivo Posts: 341
    I have one frozen up for the last 4 weeks, im going to cook it this weekend. Will let you know or look for my post!

    Felipe
    Men, easier fed than understood!!
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  • busmaniabusmania Posts: 299
    On that note, I have one in the fridge that says "sell by 7/25 (yesterday)".  I assume it will be good for another week? If not, I may freeze so ill be following this thread!
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  • BOWHUNRBOWHUNR Posts: 1,447
    I've had cryo packed briskets for over a year and they were fine.  Now pork is a different story.

    Mike

    I'm ashamed what I did for a Klondike Bar!!

    Omaha, NE
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  • busmaniabusmania Posts: 299
    BOWHUNR said:
    I've had cryo packed briskets for over a year and they were fine.  Now pork is a different story.

    Mike
    wow.  Frozen or thawed?
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  • BOWHUNRBOWHUNR Posts: 1,447
    Sorry forgot to put frozen in there.

    Mike

    I'm ashamed what I did for a Klondike Bar!!

    Omaha, NE
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  • busmaniabusmania Posts: 299
    haha, that's what I figured.
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  • busmania said:

    On that note, I have one in the fridge that says "sell by 7/25 (yesterday)".  I assume it will be good for another week? If not, I may freeze so ill be following this thread!

    That thing will be fine for a month if its in cryovac.

    Little Rock, AR

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  • sumoconnellsumoconnell Posts: 995
    @TEggSun:  Is that in Austin?  great price!
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    Austin, Texas.  I'm the guy holding a beer.
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  • TEggSunTEggSun Posts: 214
    @sumoconnell, yes.  I was at the HEB on 620 and Anderson Mill this morning.  They didn't have them out, so I asked at the butcher counter.  Great looking meat.  The 6 or so that he brought out were between 10-13 pounds.
    Transplanted from Austin, Texas to Medina, Ohio

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