BISON vs BEEF: The Ultimate Comparison | The Bearded Butchers

9-Yan, 2021
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Bison meat vs beef, ever wonder which is better? Maybe even bison vs buffalo? Did you know bison is among the best sources of protein you can buy? These are not a simple questions to answer, so thankfully, The Bearded Butchers are going to show everyone the differences today! And of course, there will be a cooking demonstration!
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When it comes to the taste of buffalo or bison, sometimes people are afraid that it might be dry. A lot of people ask us what does bison taste like, instead of trying it for themselves. It's true bison is a lean meat and lean beef is the opposite of Prime beef. So then what is lean meat, anyways? That's what we'll explain today. Just because bison may be lean, it doesn't mean that it's dry or without flavor. Be sure to use some of our tips and tricks and your next ground bison burger can be just as tender, juicy, and moist as your next hamburger. Same with bison steaks! The bison you see used today came straight from our own farm at Whitefeather Meats in Creston, Ohio. Be sure to stop by and visit us or check out Be sure to stay locked in for the cooking demo, even in the snow, you know there will be meat sweats!
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  • anybody else watch the entire video

    PuR3xR4MP4GEPuR3xR4MP4GE12 soat oldin
  • My God that Bison meat is really lean ,WOW.........

    Bruce ShenkelBruce Shenkel14 soat oldin
  • After watching several of these amazing videos ive had an opportunity to break a whole cow and i do not regret watching these one bit. Honestly they have been so helpful and educational.

    Jaymie E.Jaymie E.14 soat oldin
    • Cool! Thanks so much!

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded Butchers8 soat oldin
  • Not sure if you guys will see this comment but i was wondering if you all could do a video on what one should do if they are interested in becoming a butcher and maybe any tips to be successful just starting out? Apologies if yall have a vid like that already im new here

    Jacob SaldivarJacob Saldivar15 soat oldin
  • I am a new subscriber from Arizona and just want to tell you both how much I enjoy your channel.💯🔥🥩

    Clos SantanaClos Santana17 soat oldin
    • Awesome! Thank you so much!

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded Butchers6 soat oldin
  • Seriously awesome as always y’all! Keep up the great work 🔪 Gonna need some of that coffee to try asap

    Wheezy-CWheezy-C17 soat oldin
  • Great episode, the history on your family is admirable!

    Bob StrawnBob Strawn21 soat oldin
  • I am so happy seeing this pure craftsmanship. Wish you the best for you and your business.

    Manfred MuchManfred Much23 soat oldin
    • Thank you very much!

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded Butchers5 soat oldin
  • All right you too nothing like making my mouth water watching you both eat that barbecue bison Yum I’m sold

    Brothers JamesBrothers JamesKun oldin
  • The American Bison! Awesome!

    Leroy WorsleyLeroy WorsleyKun oldin
  • Just a awesome informative show. Oakland, ca

    Edward LewisEdward LewisKun oldin
    • Much appreciated!

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded ButchersKun oldin
  • How do I buy? 🥲

    Nestor SantosNestor SantosKun oldin
  • im pretty sure you guys made the paper in my home town The Pas Times maybe it was the OCN Times the reserve paper

    2020sucks2020sucksKun oldin
  • what did the cow say when his son left for school? bi son , why do cows moo instead of honk? cause they have no horn xD ill see my self out

    john dowejohn doweKun oldin
    • @The Bearded Butchers lol thanks, love your channel and what you do .

      john dowejohn doweKun oldin
    • Gotta love those dad puns! 😉

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded ButchersKun oldin
  • Wow, here I am in the city stuck with crap grade super market steaks as far as the eye can see. The nearest serious butcher shop is like an hour away driving

    DeathLotusDeathLotusKun oldin
    • So sorry to hear that!

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded ButchersKun oldin
  • 'Being raised on Bison meat' he said? They look like the Paul Bunyan Brothers!

    CarAudioJoeCarAudioJoeKun oldin
  • Vidio para surdos .oiu um idiota que postou .nao entendo esta lingua

    Marciano gelingerMarciano gelingerKun oldin
  • Shouldn't that steak rest before you cut it?

    Beefy BeingsBeefy BeingsKun oldin
    • @The Bearded Butchers No biggie ;)

      Beefy BeingsBeefy BeingsKun oldin
    • Yes it should, no worries. 😉

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded ButchersKun oldin
  • If you could only afford a few knives which ones would you suggest?

    Tracy MullinTracy Mullin2 kun oldin
    • This one, Tracy:​ 😉

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded ButchersKun oldin
  • 3

    Za SpZa Sp2 kun oldin
  • Çok güzel gözüküyor ( keske olsada yesem )

    Cihan UludağCihan Uludağ2 kun oldin
  • I'm sure you get this alot but holy fuck this made me so hungry and I just ate an hour ago 😫

    zombie killazombie killa2 kun oldin
  • You make me hungry at 3 am

    Louis EdwardsLouis Edwards2 kun oldin
  • I'm totally going over there for some bison. Only 3 hours away and I've never had it. Super educational and I love the enthusiasm for what you guys do. My first watch was this video and you had me hooked to the very end. Good job guys. 👍👍👍

    dd2 kun oldin
  • I wish we could get to try it in england but I don't think there's any restaurants who would import it from America its a shame we get ozzy meats like kangaroo

    haze NGhaze NG2 kun oldin
  • Do you guys do free tours? Asking for a friend who would love to bring me along.

    Roberto JironRoberto Jiron2 kun oldin
  • Chit, I am hangry, again.

    Roberto JironRoberto Jiron2 kun oldin
  • There are over two thousand bisons living in the wild in Poland, which is also the only country in Europe where they still existed at the beginning of the 20th century. ;)

    Piotr WPiotr W2 kun oldin
  • I am waiting to watch a video of you guys squatting and medicine-balling a carcass back and forth as a skilled bladesman dices it into perfect cuts. Just made myself hungry.

    Shadowfax2121Shadowfax21212 kun oldin
  • Awesome 👏

    Not MeNot Me2 kun oldin
    • Thank you! Cheers!

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded Butchers2 kun oldin
  • ... meat, lots of meat... where there is meat, there is pleasure... salivating and enjoying their artistic knife skills.

    Moun BakkoMoun Bakko2 kun oldin
    • Wise words!

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded Butchers2 kun oldin
  • here in Colorado its a lot of places where they grow buffalos

    javier garciajavier garcia2 kun oldin
  • You spent 40 min talking about a cow good job

    Nigel MorganNigel Morgan2 kun oldin
  • Great education. I can remember back in the early 90s most steak houses and burger joints, even diners here in NJ used to push Bison like it was going to be the next best thing. Now in the last 15-20 years or so you don’t see so much of it offered at these places.

    C EchoC Echo2 kun oldin
  • I had a bison burger over 20 years ago and I have NEVER forgotten how delicious it was. And yes the bones get cleaned in my house also.

    Armando BoenselArmando Boensel2 kun oldin
    • Bison is very good for burgers. I do a mix of bison and angus for mine. Simply to save cost. $10/lb vs 4.99/lb so doing a 50/50 mix makes for an amazing burger.

      The ShopThe ShopKun oldin
  • The amount of times I think you’re doing it wrong. But different parts of the world break beef differently.

    Satoa PendragonSatoa Pendragon2 kun oldin
  • I missed the butcher's dollar story , can someone timestamp it. Thank you.

    Some GuySome Guy2 kun oldin
  • Maybe you guys can answer a question... If bacon is used in sausage, should the amount of cure be reduced for safety? Nobody seems to want to answer this. All I get is a pitch for product from everyone I ask. By the way. Love the original and black. Will be trying others soon.

    Donald SmithDonald Smith3 kun oldin
    • Yes, always try to aim for the safe amounts of curing.

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded Butchers3 kun oldin
  • you guys twins?

    Christian VelascoChristian Velasco3 kun oldin
  • Insta sub real dope vid

    lobopumpchainsavagelobopumpchainsavage3 kun oldin
    • Awesome to hear that! Thank you!

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded Butchers3 kun oldin
  • Only had Bison once in my life. My uncle was raising bison for a while and he was one of the first in the country to do it( I'm from Sweden). So while I was over once with the family we had Bison burgers lol. Kinda want to try it again but since then my uncle sold all his Bisons since he was getting a bit old, he don't even have cattle now.

    snicksnack666snicksnack6663 kun oldin
  • Awesome! Wish I could get some local. Had the pleasure of eating it in Colorado.

    Lee LaCombeLee LaCombe3 kun oldin
    • @The Bearded Butchers me too! Also checking out you Kobe and Wagyu beef vids....can’t find that here either.

      Lee LaCombeLee LaCombe2 kun oldin
    • Wish you were closer!

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded Butchers3 kun oldin
  • Thank you... For sharing

    David NgDavid Ng3 kun oldin
    • Thanks for watching!

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded Butchers3 kun oldin
  • Where is the Beefalo video?!

    S JS J3 kun oldin
  • Shiiiiiiit. What a dream. Love me some Bison.

    Adam RAdam R3 kun oldin
  • Howdy from Bulgaria, guys! No need to be fancy when you can be brilliant in simplicity. This looks so tasty! Don't have such meat around here, but would definitely try if I get the chance thanks to you.

    Mariana PeevaMariana Peeva3 kun oldin
  • Looking forward to the History Vids?

    TIM WTIM W3 kun oldin
  • Those steaks look must have a good bearded butcher!!

    Timmy KonradTimmy Konrad4 kun oldin
  • Are you in London please tell me

    London road walker Follow meLondon road walker Follow me4 kun oldin
  • Are you twins? Are you from Texas?

    Олег ВасилянОлег Василян4 kun oldin
    • Not twins, just brothers and best friends!

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded Butchers3 kun oldin
  • I don't like the taste of bison😖

    Titanium ZoneTitanium Zone4 kun oldin
    • Why not? 🤔

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded Butchers4 kun oldin
  • Nobody turns down skirt steaks in Texas. We call ‘em fajitas. Fajitas fly out of the meat section in Texas. I would love to smoke a bison brisket. Great videos!

    Rory CraftRory Craft4 kun oldin
    • Sounds great, Rory!

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded Butchers4 kun oldin
  • Trifecta: Butchery, Banter & BBQ

    TeodrosTeodros4 kun oldin
  • great stuffffff

    Step It Up MoronsStep It Up Morons4 kun oldin
  • May i ordered the coffee after I saw this and had some today. Very good man. Also, you guys deliver bison to california?

    Diesel RavenDiesel Raven4 kun oldin
    • Hey Diesel! Unfortunately, we only sell our bison locally in our store, but we do ship out our coffee! 😉 Feel free to use the link below to place your order: ☕

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded Butchers4 kun oldin
  • I'm a vegetarian but still find this interesting to watch

    Marderos DanielMarderos Daniel4 kun oldin
    • @The Bearded Butchers Welcome yes its true subscribed already

      Marderos DanielMarderos Daniel4 kun oldin
    • We appreciate that, Marderos!

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded Butchers4 kun oldin
  • Being a South African I'm passionate about getting the population here to eat more sustainably farmed meat like our Kudu, Gemsbok and even Zebra (Yes, zebra is edible and it's really tasty too). Would you guys ever do a video on processing meat from overseas and cooking it?

    Ross RowleyRoss Rowley4 kun oldin
    • Hey Ross! Very curious to know more about Zebras! Perhaps someday when the opportunity arises. 😉

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded Butchers4 kun oldin
  • It’s curious, but here in Britain ground venison (deer) costs as much as a quarter less than the same of beef and yet in the States, ground bison is over twice the cost of your beef! Both deer and bison as we know are nutritionally superior but perhaps the nature of economics of raising and harvesting both these animals play a large part in the final cost!

    Nick PurdyNick Purdy4 kun oldin
  • The 🥩 looks amazing

    CHIEFS !CHIEFS !4 kun oldin
  • I love that one of the first things you designate is the difference between bison and buffalo. I've been trying to explain the same thing to people for years. Its simply Bison bison. I wish that was more widely known. Btw Black is my new favorite seasoning, and I just ordered my F.Dick butcher's steel yesterday. Thank you for all of the worth while information.

    Elias WebsterElias Webster5 kun oldin
    • @The Bearded Butchers I used the black on a brisket which I did on my big green egg. And it was the first time I did an overnight cook with the egg. FYI my wife says I fanboy over you guys but I think she's just jealous.

      Elias WebsterElias Webster4 kun oldin
    • So awesome, Elias! Which meat did you use the Black blend on? 😉

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded Butchers4 kun oldin
  • Is it me or do they look like Twins Eminem but as a badass bearded butchers.

    shaquile HASANshaquile HASAN5 kun oldin
  • Aren't these animals getting extinguished?

    Jaime BertinettiJaime Bertinetti5 kun oldin
    • Extinct. But not exactly -- these are regulated, but we appreciate you for watching out for these precious animals! 😉

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded Butchers4 kun oldin
  • WARNING ! This video may not be suitable for Vegans or Vegetarians.

    George KentGeorge Kent5 kun oldin
  • Luv your business history.. That golden glow

    Samuel Lee Jones Bowskino with that golden glowSamuel Lee Jones Bowskino with that golden glow5 kun oldin
  • Seeing those guys processing the meat, is like watching an artist paint. I shouldn't watch this 2 hours before my lunch break :) Those bones from the Bison could be used to make an excellent stock for sauces.

    100radsbar100radsbar5 kun oldin
    • @The Bearded Butchers I always save the bones, heart, kidneys and lungs from our Christmas goose, to make stock for the sauce for next years Christmas Goose. Once it has reduced well, it can easily be stored for over a year in the freezer. Then you just heat it up, add double cream, at season with salt, pepper, and currant jelly.

      100radsbar100radsbar5 kun oldin
    • The bones really do make an excellent stock! 🤤 Thanks so much for the compliment!

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded Butchers5 kun oldin
  • what brand of hairspray do you use to make your beard stick out like that? how many hours do you spend curling them ? my point is you both look...not dorky not nerdy just well different

    fredfirestonerfredfirestoner5 kun oldin
    • I mean.. that's very flattering. Thank you!

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded Butchers5 kun oldin
  • Worth it! ✊

    Victor CalvezVictor Calvez5 kun oldin
  • Great Video gentlemen. I am now a new subscriber from northern Idaho. You deserve every view. All the best.

    Peter VichiPeter Vichi5 kun oldin
    • Thanks so much! Welcome aboard!

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded Butchers5 kun oldin
  • Bison is so good, it’s almost like a smoother taste beef, have only had sirloin and ground bison but man is it delicious

    Connor LowisConnor Lowis5 kun oldin
    • @The Bearded Butchers Do you have a good source you'd recommend online/ East coast? Could only imagine the taste of a Bison Ribeye or tenderloin.

      Connor LowisConnor LowisKun oldin
    • I agree! I had a bison cheese burger at a restaurant in College Station, Texas around 15 years ago and it was delicious. However, I cannot remember the name of the name of the establishment.

      Rory CraftRory Craft2 kun oldin
    • Do you know where are they

      London road walker Follow meLondon road walker Follow me4 kun oldin
    • You're right!

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded Butchers5 kun oldin
  • Grassfed beef?

    CSG NCSG N5 kun oldin
  • Hey guys :D Do you ship to Norway, those this Covid days ? :D (Sorry ENG language)

    Mr RoyalGardMr RoyalGard5 kun oldin
    • @The Bearded Butchers It was the spice i wanted so i will order some :) Thx!

      Mr RoyalGardMr RoyalGard5 kun oldin
    • We don't sell our meats online, sadly; we do, however, ship out our Bearded Butcher Blends and Sauces!

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded Butchers5 kun oldin
  • Hey guys, your nephew does an awesome job with the video production quality. I grew up & still live in a city and have never done any of what you guys do, but your videos got me replanning my next 20 years. Thanks for the content!

    Russell SzabadosRussell Szabados5 kun oldin
    • Thanks so much!

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded Butchers5 kun oldin
  • Very intertaining,

    john niss hansenjohn niss hansen5 kun oldin
  • Bison taste more like chicken

    BlueskyBluesky5 kun oldin
  • *MESSING WITH THAT SAW AND NO CHAINMAIL BRO...* 😬 I know you done it a million times but 😓 Anyway that Bison looks like it would absorb some 🥃Bourbon, 🍄Mushroom and Onion flavour real good.

    GAIN LABSGAIN LABS6 kun oldin
  • Poetry and poem

    ٰ ٰٰ ٰ6 kun oldin
  • Bison 🦬 is next gold mining

    ٰ ٰٰ ٰ6 kun oldin
  • There were only 500 left? So they are inbreeding now, 500.000 of them came from 500?

    BHfanaticBHfanatic6 kun oldin
    • Use to be 50-60 million ,thats ridiculous, what the hell were they doing genocideing them for fun?

      Space RangerSpace Ranger4 kun oldin
  • What do you guys feed your beard?

    jack suquettjack suquett6 kun oldin
    • @The Bearded Butchers I cant even grow sideburns... :(

      jack suquettjack suquett3 kun oldin
    • Love and care

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded Butchers5 kun oldin
  • My 2 gb cellular data finished but good video

    stailleosstailleos6 kun oldin
  • Bro eat water buffalo ur will forget about bison

    stailleosstailleos6 kun oldin
    • Cool! I'd love to try that!

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded Butchers5 kun oldin
  • I started out youtube binge-watching and now I want to buy a bison ribeye loin and a birch barrel grill. Side thought... with how easy that bandsaw cuts through bone I can't imagine some of the horror stories that are out there... so easy to lose a finger... or an arm

    M DM D6 kun oldin
    • @The Bearded Butchers calm down, Dexter. Jk, but seriously love your guys' content.

      M DM D4 kun oldin
    • Or a body 👀

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded Butchers5 kun oldin
  • Such an awesome video! I have to get my hands on some bison meat soon. Overall awesome content

    Jonathan RiveraJonathan Rivera6 kun oldin
    • You should!

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded Butchers6 kun oldin
  • 39:00 Nice job!

    Anthony D.Anthony D.6 kun oldin
    • Thanks!

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded Butchers6 kun oldin
  • such beautiful cuts of meat. I will be buying some local bison.

    dRios7dRios76 kun oldin
    • Thanks!!

      dRios7dRios76 kun oldin
    • Best of luck!

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded Butchers6 kun oldin
  • Im making one hell of a grilled cheese while watching this lol

    CrewCrew6 kun oldin
  • Your videos are great. Love watching and learning. Turned my neighbor onto your channel

    shane andersonshane anderson6 kun oldin
    • Awesome! Thank you so much, Shane!

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded Butchers6 kun oldin
  • makes me starve ive only had prime beef twice in my life cant afford it id eat the trimming scraps

    stewart wilkiestewart wilkie6 kun oldin
    • The scraps are equally as good!

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded Butchers5 kun oldin
  • My Grandfather was born in 1909 and was a butcher his whole life. I have his huge Maple Butcher block that was a blood red color before my mom painted the sides of it a hideous yellow in 1977. I have his F. Dick Steel, Old File Butcher knife, Ontario Knife Company Boning Knife and several Block Scrappers. He told me stories of making what he called wieners but was really sausages. He said he would feed the meat grinder pork butts from a large rolling cart with a pitch fork. He ran a corner grocery store in Galveston Texas that was the first ‘Conditioned Air’ store on the Island from the mid 1940’s to the early 1970’s. With him growing up during the Great Depression he was very frugal. He had a small boy that would come into his store to buy products for his mom’s cooking. He told my Grandfather that his momma didn’t like his soup bones because they were too ‘Nekked’. When he was 90 I called my Dad to let him know I harvested a 11 point buck. He told my grandfather and he couldn’t wait to get his hands on it so he could butcher it. I still remember the gleam in his eye as he worked that carcass.

    Dale CatchingDale Catching6 kun oldin
  • I watched the lot and loved it ! It’s great to hear your history, your extensive knowledge of your trade and brothers on top of that !! Really satisfying you deserve your success guys !!! Respect from across the pond 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

    Giles JohnsonGiles Johnson6 kun oldin
    • Your welcome sir👍🏻

      Giles JohnsonGiles Johnson6 kun oldin
    • Much appreciated!

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded Butchers6 kun oldin
  • What an AWESOME Heritage. Even though I am on in my years compared to you two I want to start raising animals from gate to plate nd what a great resource you have provided. THANK YOU!

    Biggsie's GarageBiggsie's Garage7 kun oldin
    • Go for it!

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded Butchers6 kun oldin
  • Did I just watch an 1.5 hour long video of them breaking down bison and beef? yup, was it worth it? you bet your butchers dollar!

    tony kenttony kent7 kun oldin
  • It would be great to get a video of you guys showing your bison and the ranch, to see how you care for them and then when they are ready for butchering.

    J-MANJ-MAN7 kun oldin
    • Great idea!

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded Butchers6 kun oldin
  • Would go to the US just to eat this... T_T

    Pablo NavarretePablo Navarrete7 kun oldin
  • Yum we don't have bison here.

    Andrea Oceania RegionAndrea Oceania Region7 kun oldin
  • awsome, shop tour video please

    Mansoona manMansoona man7 kun oldin
    • @The Bearded Butchers Thank you so much...

      Mansoona manMansoona man6 kun oldin
    • Great idea! Definitely on our list.

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded Butchers6 kun oldin
  • Everytime I watch your vids, I want to bring a wheelbarrow there and load up :-) Those bison ribeyes look so good!!

    lou elou e7 kun oldin
  • What kind of meat is that ?

    Alador Alpha ἄλφαAlador Alpha ἄλφα7 kun oldin
    • The Bearded Butchers The Bison beef. I never heard the word Bison before that’s why I am asking.

      Alador Alpha ἄλφαAlador Alpha ἄλφα4 kun oldin
    • Which one?

      The Bearded ButchersThe Bearded Butchers4 kun oldin
  • I like what you guy's do quite edicational. Bison though were ofcourse not created.

    Maurice MatlaMaurice Matla7 kun oldin
  • That jods is not easy bacause the cow it's to beg..

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