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12-11-2017, 06:33 PM
General question here, how long have you fully sealed frozen briskets in a freezer. I went through my chest freezer and realized I had 2 SRF briskets at the bottom. I thought about defrosting one to see if they were any good. But Iím afraid that after taking Almost 2 years off competition bbq they will be no good.

12-11-2017, 06:42 PM
If the cryo is not broken it should be ok. I had one that I found but the cryo had a leak. It was not bad but not great. The freezer burn did it in.

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12-11-2017, 06:48 PM
If it doesn't have freezer burn, it is fine. Even if it does, on large cuts like brisket, you can generally trim the bad off, and it will be fine. I butcher a steer every couple of years, so it is common for me to have 2 year old beef in my freezer. I rarely have a problem, since I have it vac sealed at the processor.

12-16-2017, 05:25 PM
I buy quarters of beef each year and every once in while I find a cut from previous years. Usually they are fine and I have a frost free freezer. If you have a frost freezer they will last even longer.