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Road trip beef jerky review haiku roundup

Jack Link’s Matador Beef Jerky
Note: “A jerky revolution. Try it! Bold flavor, tender bite.”

Communion wafers

Of meat. Pow! Chemical tang.

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Corporate jerky.


Goodtimes Authentic Saddlebag Jerky
Note: “Sprayed With a Solution of Potassium Sorbate to Protect Quality”

Not unlike cowboys,

It is dry, fibrous … crumbly?

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Should check sell-by date.


Black Rock Jerky Co. Sea Salt + Pepper Jerky
Note: “Pasture raised craft beef jerky”

Braggy packaging.

Balanced bite, tender and tough.

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Jerky faith restored.

As a longtime journalist in Southern Nevada, native Las Vegan Andrew Kiraly has served as a reporter covering topics as diverse as health, sports, politics, the gaming industry and conservation. He joined Desert Companion in 2010, where he has helped steward the magazine to become a vibrant monthly publication that has won numerous honors for its journalism, photography and design, including several Maggie Awards.