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About This Brand
Grass fed venison, lactic acid, sea salt, celery powder, cracked pepper, onion powder, garlic powder.
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Reviews For Venison Sea Salt and Pepper Bar
Based on 25 Reviews
Many of this company's bars are too sweet for me. I called and told them. Later I saw this product and it's really good. Not sweet, full of protein, easy, delicious. I just might have one for Thanksgiving dinner*
- Shyama Blaise
Best Epic bar yet!
I've been purchasing Epic bars for the past year and while I've never had any complaint about the taste I've never loved the consistency/texture up until now. The venison bar is less slimy and a little tougher than the others which I greatly prefer. Like other reviewers mentioned, it is heavy on the pepper but if you enjoy pepper its not a problem - I didn't find that it completely overwhelmed the flavor of the meat. As someone who had previously moved on from Epic bars and started buying other brands instead, I'm pleased to find this and will continue to purchase them in the future.
Without a doubt, this is my favorite Epic bar. The meat is tender, but not overly so, and it's perfectly seasoned with the sea salt and pepper. Neither seasoning over powers the venison, and a perfect balance is struck with the ingredients. I keep at least 2 in my bag at all times. They're perfect for taking on a hiking trip, or as a snack during long car rides.
I'm not a huge fan of many of the Epic bars but this one is GREAT! Tastes like a great "normal" jerky!
- Renee Zimmerman
My husband and I love these! They are very good and are very handy for on the go.
Very heavy on salt & pepper. A bit intense to eat by itself but good if chopped up and sautéed with some greens. Very filling.
Good but can be stringy.
Well, these start at a solid 5 because I don't know where else you can get game meat (venison/deer) in such an easy to obtain and easy to eat form. The flavor is quite good. I'm docking it one star because the texture can be a little inconsistent, with stringy/rubbery parts. These are *considerably* tougher than the Epic chicken bars, just so you know what to expect. My favorite way to eat these bars is actually to chop them up and add them to soups or stews, which softens them up and adds a great almost "chorizo" sausage flavor. Without a doubt, unless you hunt or know someone who does, this has got to be the easiest way to add grass-fed venison to your diet.
My favorite Epic bar so far. I'm back for more!
These are pretty good. They have been a great snack while on the Whole 30 with little fat in them. They are peppery and not sweet at all, so if you are looking for some sweet and savory.....this product isn't it.
- Amber Balogi
I use these as a protein bar before dance classes and they work perfectly.
I am very happy to be able to get some less common meats into my diet as well. We eat such a small variety of meats at home, but it is better for the diet to mix it up more. If I can get some different meats into my diet while solving the problem of meals between dance classes at the same time, I'm killing two birds with one stone and that's wonderful. (Not that I'd throw stones at birds ... just an expression.)
No added sugar
Nice to find some convenient packaged meat that isn't loaded with sugar. This stuff is fantastic!
My fiance couldn't get enough of this jerky! It's second to making your own...love the taste!
- Lisa K.
Tastes like a beef stick...
I'm always searching for alternative meats to include in my diet, as well as healthy quick snacks. These have a healthy ingredient list, are convenient, and taste good (though you can taste a slight amount of fat, like a beef stick). Each bar is individually wrapped and easy to carry to work, etc. They make a healthy replacement for sugar-filled breakfast bars...
Great protein snack! Lean with lots of flavor
These are a great snack. Great nutrition profile, with fewer calories than expected. The taste is a bit more peppery than salty, but quite enjoyable. Another great addition to the Epic lineup.
I bought these for vacation. They're perfect for travelling since they don't have to be refrigerated. The flavor is great and not as dry as some of the other flavors.
Very filling, but salty as well
I bought these bars as a quick meal on the go on my busier days and they did just the trick. The only problem is that they are really salty. Remember to bring a bottle of water if you're going to eat one of these!
I love Epic bars. And I really wanted to love the venison one. Great texture, but I find the peppery spice is too pungent. For me, it even covers up the natural flavor of the meat. I don't mind hot spice at all; this is simply way too much pepper specifically.
Venison Sea Salt and pepper bar
It it tasting and filling. Liked by my all of my family
Just what I need to get me through trips away from home. Also find I like them with sauerkraut at home. Love that they've only got fewest possible additional ingredients.
Thank you for your nutritionally relevant and time saving product.
This product was my first exposure to having venison.
From most delicious, to least delicious.
I am currently following a (paleo-vegan) diet, also known as (pegan), with a focus on a higher ratio of plant based foods.
Epic's Venison Sea Salt & Pepper Bar reminds me of my Uncle Lotar's landyeager, the German's hunter sausage. It's so good to carry with you when you need a protein fix.
I LOVE these-but I do wish they had just a little less (black?) pepper in them. I will always buy these...and I like some of the others, too.
Expensive but delicious
EPIC has done it again
I'm a huge fan on EPIC products, and these bars are really delicious. If you like that rich flavor of venison, these capture it well! Yummy!
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