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Here’s what you should know about Brisket Prices (Explained)

Brisket Prices

If you’re wondering what brisket prices you should be expecting when buying a brisket, you’ve come to the right place.

On average, most brisket prices can range anywhere from $1.99 per pound all the way up to about $3.99 per pound.

The main determining factor of what your brisket prices should be is really just what the grade of brisket you are buying and how much it weighs.

For large cuts of brisket that weigh in at higher weights, you can certainly expect higher brisket prices. For lower brisket weighst, then obviously you can expect a lower brisket price for what you pay. 

As you start to play around with different weights of brisket, also take quick note of what grade of brisket you are selecting.

If you are selecting a Select Grade brisket, then you can expect to pay around $1.99 per pound. 

For a choice grade brisket, expect about $2.99 per pound.

And finally, for a prime grade brisket, expect about $3.99 per pound.. 

Once you can determine how much on average per pound you should be paying for a particular grade of brisket in a certain weight, you can then start to budget In how much you can exactly afford and then buy the best one for you.


Final Thoughts 

Whenever you’re buying a brisket,pay attention to what grade you’re selecting as well as how much it weighs. 

Factor in the dollar range of $1.99 per pound all the way to about $3.99 per pound and correlate that with how much it weighs in total.

Budgeting for a brisket is a very important task, because you are buying quite a bit of meat and it is really not that cheap at some grocery stores or meat markets. 

Making sure you can afford to potentially lose your brisket, whether or not it comes out dry or crumbly, can save you a lot of money and frustration in the process.