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  • panteracfh3
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    • Jul 2018
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    • Tewksbury, MA
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    Alpine Butcher

    Located on the line of Lowell/Chelmsford, it's a great family owned business. All of their beef is USDA Prime. I bought a brisket from there over the weekend and it did not disappoint.


    Click here for the link to their Website!
    Last edited by Spinaker; August 13th, 2018, 02:47 PM.
  • FireMan
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    • Jul 2015
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    #2
    Looks like an interesting place. A couple of their cuts looked wagyu almost.

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    • Troutman
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      #3
      I guess if you live in Lowell MA it would be a great place to check out. Does not appear as though they ship and really not much info on specifically what they carry cut wise. But hey, finding a good butcher these days is worth announcing.

      Alpine Butcher

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      • panteracfh3
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        #4
        They're very much a local business and don't ship (at least not to my knowledge). I live 12 minutes away and there's not too many butcher shops in northern Mass so wanted to point out a good one for those in the area looking.

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        • Spinaker
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          #5
          Thanks for the heads up! Looks like a great spot!

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          • goosebr160
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            • Mar 2017
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            #6
            What was the price per pound for that brisket? About an hour from me, but I travel all over MA for work.

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            • panteracfh3
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              #7
              I believe it was $8.50/pp. Brisket cost ~$72, weighed ~8.5 lbs

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                Ouch!
            • RichieB
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              #8
              They look like a winner. And they now ship through out the US. Going to check them out.

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              • Greygoose
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                #9
                Alpine is OUTSTANDING
                highly recommend

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                • ribeyeguy
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                  #10
                  It's only about a 22 hour drive (one way) for me, might be a worthwhile road trip. Leave here after work at 5:00 pm on a Friday, arrive there at 3:00 pm on Saturday, buy some meat, sleep for a few hours and I'm home by early evening on Sunday. Probably not the craziest thing I've ever done for a good cut of meat.

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                  • fkrall
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                    Like your spirit. Love to know the craziest thing you've done.
                • Greygoose
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                  #11
                  Originally posted by ribeyeguy View Post
                  It's only about a 22 hour drive (one way) for me, might be a worthwhile road trip. Leave here after work at 5:00 pm on a Friday, arrive there at 3:00 pm on Saturday, buy some meat, sleep for a few hours and I'm home by early evening on Sunday. Probably not the craziest thing I've ever done for a good cut of meat.
                  They ship to ya also
                  why drive when you can be cookin’
                  But then again ,what’s better than a road trip

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                  • texastweeter
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                    #12
                    Foster a great relationship with them. A cup of coffee and box of pigs occasionally goes a long way in my experience. Give them photos of your best cooks to put on the wall, and ask for business cards. It will pay off in the end, I promise.

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                    • pjlstrat
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                      #13
                      Heading up to Alpine today, hopefully to get a prime chuckie, and have a chat with them about plate ribs....

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                      • Old Glory
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                        • Feb 2018
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                        • Northshore MA

                        #14
                        Thanks for the heads up. I work in Burlington and might grab a cooler and run up there at lunch!

                        Google Maps says its 17 minutes from work.
                        Last edited by Old Glory; July 12th, 2019, 04:44 AM.

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                        • panteracfh3
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                          Short drive up Rte 3
                      • Greygoose
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                        • May 2019
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                        #15
                        Check out the picanha when ur there
                        great on the grill
                        let us know what the have for plate ribs

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                          Will do

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