Cheyenne Brand Peppered Beef Jerky

Hailing from the great state of Minnesota (it says Made in Minnesota right on the package) and celebrating the original home of the Cheyenne Indians (not Wyoming the home of the North American Aerospace Defense Command), Cheyenne Brand Beef Jerky comes to us from the Jerky private label leader Monogram Meat Snacks of Memphis Tennessee. This well traveled Jerky meets the basic expectations… Read more →

Righteous Felon O.G. Hickory Beef Jerky

When you grab a bag of Righteous Felon O.G. Hickory Beef Jerky you know something is different. The bag appears to be a simple tan paper bag with only black and red ink, line art graphics and no fancy viewing window. The mug shot of the bull on the front with his tattoo, eye patch tells you this is all Natural… with… Read more →

Turners Outdoorsman Dried Ahi

Turners Outdoorsman is So Cal chain of hunting, shooting, and fishing specialty stores headquartered in Long Beach, CA. So when you go buy bullets for your Glock you will find that Turners has their own line of Jerkys. Today’s treat is the Turners Dried Ahi. After my not-so-sweet experience with the Cuttlefish I was anxious to try the Ahi to hopefully refresh my love… Read more →

Jack Links Cholula Beef Jerky

Cholula, yumm… this Beef Jerky comes with the stuff I like already on the meat! When you tear open the resealable Jack links bag you get a mild beef scent but no real exciting pepper aroma. Dig your fingers into the bag and you will find several strips of slick-to-the-touch beef. All of the strips are a dark red color… Read more →

Cuttlefish Jerky

This is what happens when you ask folks to send you exotic jerky’s… Here we have a just under 1.0 oz (thank God) of dried Cuttlefish. So what is Cuttlefish you ask? Me too… “Cuttlefish are marine animals of the order Sepiida. They belong to the class Cephalopoda, which also includes squid, octopodes, and nautiluses. Cuttlefish have a unique internal shell,… Read more →

Old Trapper Peppered Beef Jerky

On the back of the package you read… “When you go into restaurants, are you embarrassed by how long you make the waiter grind fresh pepper onto your meal? If so Old Trapper Peppered Jerky is your flavor.” Ah yes… I’m in!  Peaking through the clear window on the front of the package reveals a rich dark red tinted meat… Read more →

Amish Farms Black Peppered Beef Jerky

When I first saw the Amish Farms Black Peppered Jerky bag my mind imagined the rolling pastures of Ohio, Indiana and Pennsylvania. I saw buggies riding along country roads with friendly but camera-shy passengers. Having grown-up in this part of the country I spent a lot of time traveling the back-roads of Lancaster County, PA headed to the Hershey and Carlisle car… Read more →

Lynn’s Homemade Bloody Mary Jerky

Hailing out of Hayward WI is Lynn’s Custom Meats and their soon-to-be-world-famous Homemade Bloody Mary Jerky. This butcher shop jerky is an amazing treat the delivers on both sides of the Jerky equation. The meat quality and the spice mixture make this a truly special treat. Sold in the butcher shop Lynn’s jerky is bagged when you order it and it is placed… Read more →

Pacific Gold Garlic & Crushed Black Pepper Beef Jerky

This weekend we visited the Stagecoach Music Festival in Indio CA with a couple bags of Pacific Gold Garlic & Crushed Black Pepper Beef Jerky by Oberto. We bought these massive bags o’ Jerky at the Costco when we were packing for our weekend trip to the RV Resort at the festival. When you crack open this 8 oz bag you realize… Read more →

Jack Links Small Batch Original No 11

It was only a matter of time before Oberto and Jack Links got into the artisan jerky market. Enter Jack Links Small Batch original No 11. Hailing out of the Jerky capital of Minong WI, this is promoted as Handcrafted* Beef Jerky. I was curious what this Jerky king pin would produce in it’s small batch line-up. The first thing… Read more →