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Unread 01-16-2013, 05:00 PM   #1
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Default When does brisket go on sale?

Is there a certain time of year, particularly up north?
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st. patricks day
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I usually only see corned beef brisket around paddys day, but I guess I never really checked the unmodified brisket.
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Never drops below $6/pound around here.

Unless you go to RD..... much better $$$$.
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When the supply exceeds demand, If the drought continues early summer should see a price drop.
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Is this a trick question?...here goes, when the price goes down?
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Well, it's more complicated than just being seasonal, but demand is typically lowest in the period between St. Patricks Day and Easter.
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Definitely a trick question - the answer is "after they slaughter the ox!!!"
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Never drops below $6/pound around here.

Unless you go to RD..... much better $$$$.
Really? Wow
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Never drops below $6/pound around here.

Unless you go to RD..... much better $$$$.
What he said. You can barely see a full packer anywhere around Chicago at the major grocery stores let alone a sale. RD is your best bet.
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Here in Texas i find my best sales around Memorial Day and July 4th & usually stock up then.
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Here in california I have never seen a packer in the store. Only restaurant depot or sometimes smart and final.
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Flats are $4.26/lb at Sam's. (Batavia)
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