Tillamook Smoked Jalapeno Beef Jerky

I love jerky with big flavor and the Tillamook Smoked Jalapeno does not disappoint. We opening the bag of this jerky you immediately can see the natural cuts of beef used. With a slightly reddish color the cuts are thick bite sized chunks. As you chew the meat it stats with a slightly sweet taste and then you taste the smoke… Read more →

Bridgeford Sweet Baby Rays Sweet ‘n Spicy Beef Jerky

This thick cut beef is tasty! Bridgford Foods has combined a thick cut of quality beef with the popular Sweet Baby Ray’s Sweet ‘n Spicy Barbecue Sauce to make this wonderful jerky. When you open the package you are immediately greeted with the aroma of the sweet barbecue sauce. When you grab a piece the texture of the meat is slightly tacky… Read more →

Celestino’s Venison Jerky

For the hunters out there you know the joy of Venison Jerky. Although venison is not generally found in packaged Jerky offerings, after you’ve brought home a fresh deer, Jerky is a great way to store and enjoy your prize. Venison is generally leaner than beef and the flavor of the meat stands out more than many types of beef where the meat… Read more →

Celestinos Texas Style Hot Beef Jerky

Want to find great jerky? Visit your local meat market. I was chatting with a friend about jerky and she asked “Have you tried Celestinos?” A quick road trip to Costa Mesa, CA led me to the doorstep of this family owned meat market and their selection of hand-made jerky. I picked four flavors including the Texas Style Hot Beef Jerky. When you… Read more →

Wild Bill’s Sweet Maple Glazed Bacon Jerky

Yummmm bacon. If you don’t like bacon then move along. Wild Bill’s Sweet Maple Glazed Bacon Jerky is a bag of Maple Syrup infused bacon-y goodness. Upon opening the bag you can smell the smoky bacon and the maple-syrup sweetness. When you take a bite your greeted with a sweetness on your tongue and as you begin to chew the thick… Read more →

The Don Spicy Original Beef Jerky

The Don is the self-proclaimed “Godfather of all Jerky” and they drive the point home on the package with the Green, White and Red Italian flag stripes and the 45 (ish) caliber pistol artwork used in place of the “r” in Jerky like the Sopranos. This Jerky is marketed by The Don Jerky Factory hailing from the mean-streets of Arcadia, California. This is… Read more →

Ajay’s Montana Bananas Original Extra Hot Beef Jerky

I am a big fan of this spicy Jerky as I began the tasting I was not ready to write my thoughts down so I had to force myself to put the bag away and save some for later. Ultimately I was only able to hold out and save two pieces for this review, because i enjoyed it so much. AJay’s… Read more →

Sprouts Beef Teriyaki Jerky

Sprouts Farmers Market is a grocery store chain out of Phoenix Arizona that focuses on “helping customers live a healthy lifestyle at an affordable price”. Sprouts offers a private labeled brand of Beef Jerky in it stores that as the package proclaims is made from beef raised without added hormones and that has no nitrites, no erythorbate (a preservative) and no added… Read more →

Country Archer Cracked Pepper Beef Jerky

Country Archer is a small production brand that comes from the little town of Grand Terrace in sunny southern California. This jerky is the product of a former butcher who has focused on producing jerky from high-quality cuts of meat since 1977. What is amazing is this relatively unknown boutique brand is packaged in its own USDA inspected facility. Basically, the team… Read more →

Field Trip Honey Spice Beef Jerky

Field Trip Jerky is an East Coast artisan jerky company founded by three friends who have pressed their brand forward into many retail locations nationwide. When you open the Honey Spice No 11 it has a fresh nose where you can smell the beef and spices including the cayenne pepper. The texture of the jerky is dry-rub style, firm to the touch… Read more →