I bought this jalapeno flavored bag of Billy D’s beef jerky at a convenience store in San Diego, California, back in 2011. This bag was a whopping 10 ounce/283.5 gram size. In my visits to California, for whatever reason, it was more common to see these 10 ounce bags of Billy D’s beef jerky for sale, opposed to the more normal 3-4 ounce bags.
The brand name is CA Bull Elk Ranch, based out of Richfield, Idaho, although this bag has their old address of Hazelton, Idaho. On the bag it states manufactured for CA Bull Elk Ranch, which is a good sign it was made by a private label Read More
While visiting Calabasas, California in 2011, I purchased this 3.25 ounce/92 gram original flavored brand of beef jerky at a Ralphs store. This being the large grocery store chain Ralphs, owned by The Kroger Co. They distribute this jerky based out of Cincinnati, Ohio, and have locations throughout Southern California.
Update December 2014: For a live taste review, open up Jack Link’s Cholula Hot Sauce (Review #2).
This is one of those great finds, where it makes all the work of searching for jerky from store to store, city to city worthwhile. You never know what to expect, and much of it is dumb luck. In 2011, I purchased this 3.25 ounce/92 gram bag of honey teriyaki flavored beef jerky at a convenience store in San Clemente, California.
Update February 2015: a new live taste review has been done on this Simms – Teriyaki Beef Jerky (Recipe #2) flavor.
This 3.25 ounce/92 gram bag of peppered flavor beef jerky was purchased in Penn Yan, New York in 2009, located in the Finger Lakes region. It was purchased at a store name Aldi’s, where it was common to see horse and buggies parked in front of the store from the local Amish community.