A lot of people know that dry aged steak is the best, but people don’t always know where to look for it. In this changing day and age, you can find dry aged beef in more and more places. There are grocery stores, niche beef producers, and even people at home dry aging beef that have realized dry aged beef is the best beef out there.
First off, let’s talk about dry aging. “What exactly is dry-aged beef?” Well, dry aging is utilizing time and technique to make the highest quality beef for you and your family.
Normally, you would need to go look at a menu at a fancy steakhouse to get that high-quality beef. Now there’s nothing wrong with wanting to get all dressed up for a nice dinner, but through Oak Barn Beef you not only provide your family with high-quality protein that has been dry aged for maximum flavor, but you can enjoy and customize the experience at your own home!
With a more tender and intensified flavor, dry aged beef is sought after by many beef connoisseurs, or ‘beef snobs’ as we refer to ourselves in our house.
There are many more places you can get dry aged beef from now than ever. If you’ve never tried it, I definitely recommend you do so! And if you are a dry aged beef connoisseur, then I highly recommend you shop Oak Barn Beef!
We get asked a lot how the whole process of Oak Barn Beef works! How fun it is to dive in and answer that question. If you want to read how our family farm produces premium beef, that is dry aged by a local small town butcher, this blog post is for you! Here's a summary...
Buying dry aged beef means that you are buying less water resulting in more nutrient dense beef. This is because during the dry aging process. The beef actually loses water, hence “dry aging” the beef is drying out. Now when it is worded like that it may seem like the beef your buying will be less juicy and not as satisfying. This is not true because marbling (if a high quality steak) will create a ready to melt-in-your-mouth as it is cooked to perfection.