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I live in Colorado and frequently pass by roadside stands selling jerky. In addition to the standard beef they often advertise elk and bison -- those make sense. Sometimes I see salmon -- I'm guessing it is not locally sourced.

Anyway, the grocery store sells jerky, too, ranging from the store brand to brands with MSG to premium brands.

Has anyone eaten Colorado roadside jerky? What was your experience?

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    When you said roadside jerky my first thought was jerky made from road kill. We were talking about that the other day because one of my coworkers had to put a deer down that got hurt in town... – ShemSeger Oct 1 '16 at 0:06
  • Elk is by far my favourite. If you haven't tried Elk Jerky, I'd highly recommend it. – ShemSeger Oct 1 '16 at 2:03
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    IMO - this is simply not possible to answer. The quality will, but it's nature, vary from spot to spot. The best way to attempt an answer would be to describe how to spot improperly cured jerky. I have no idea how to do that, but it would be a start. – Russell Steen Oct 1 '16 at 23:13
  • Given that no one has posted saying "No" I'm inclined to try it the next time the opportunity presents itself. I will report back here with my observations. – jsf80238 Oct 2 '16 at 17:00

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