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Melrod59
03-16-2019, 06:49 PM
Hey Brethren,
I bought a Prime Brisket last Saturday. How long can it stay in the bottom of my fridge?? I plan to smoke it this coming Friday night.

Thanks in advance!!

Stlsportster
03-16-2019, 06:54 PM
As long as the cryo is well sealed you’ll be fine. Lots of guys wet age a brisket for a month.

The Wookiee
03-16-2019, 11:15 PM
Concur - if cryo-seal intact then wouldn’t even blink about till 4wks.... I like to hold them at least 2wks to wet age when I can...

SlowInLo
03-17-2019, 06:05 AM
I did a lot of research on this as I just wet-aged a prime brisket...the consensus is 28 days max from case date is safest.

Norm
03-17-2019, 09:09 AM
That's my limit for cryo vac'd briskets too. Usually two weeks is my preference but just a personal opinion.

wmarkw
03-17-2019, 10:14 AM
eta: Never mind. All is good.