ARTISANAL WILD BOAR BITER – special smoked, dry sausage from Austrian alps region
In German language called Wildschweinbeißer (biter = Beißer)
The wild boar biter (a kind of smoked raw sausage) impress with their ingenious recipe. They are an ideal, natural natural snack for in between!
One of the most famous wild animal is the wild boar (wild boar). It has been used to make sausages and meats since Roman times. The natural taste of the meat finds its greatest expression in ham and sausages.
The careful preparation of our master sausage maker, as well as the fine tuning of the used spices results in an excellent and very tasty product from wild game.
It is made according to a traditional “wild boar and bacon” recipe. Refined with noble natural spices, carefully smoked with beech wood and seasoning smoke. Finally after air drying for 3 weeks the typical aroma and sausage taste is reached. Our wild boar sausage consists of 128 g wild boar meat and pork bacon per 100 g finished sausage.
Sausage type raw sausage
Raw sausage is a sausage type. One distinguishes cut-firm and spreadable raw sausage. The base forms raw, that means not heated meat.
Raw sausage production
The meat is minced with the addition of table salt or other technologically effective salts such as nitrite curing salt – depending on the fineness
Raw sausage ripening
During the ripening process of a raw sausage, lactic acid bacteria convert the meat’s own and added sugars into lactic acid and flavor-active compounds. Then the sausages are often cold-smoked.
Enjoyment classification wild boar biter
The peculiarity of of this wild boar sausage is the pleasant, not intrusive wild taste with pleasant smoking.
Wild boar biter intensity (mild – spicy)
Wild boar biter consistency (soft – hard)
Wild boar biter shelf life (1 – 6 months)
Interesting details on wild boar animal
Background information on the non-native wild game in Vorarlberg wild boar
- The wild boar belongs to the family of Old World or Real Pigs of the order of the cloven-hoofed animals. Wild boars are omnivorous and very adaptable. Currently, their stock is increasing, especially due to the increased cultivation of corn.
- The boar has a powerful, omnivorous bit with 44 teeth. The lower canines of the boar usually have a length of 20 cm, of which, however, rarely more than 10 cm protrude from the jaw. The maximum live weight of adult brooks (common wild boar) in Central Europe is about 150 kg and that of adult boars about 200 kg.
- Wild boars can cause significant damage to agricultural land. They dig up whole meadows in search of food. They are very intelligent and therefore difficult to hunt. Female pups can become sexually mature after 8 to 10 months.
- Wild boar meat is fatter than deer or venison. Meat of young animals is excellent for stewing and roasting and remains very juicy. Wild boar meat is very aromatic.
Special facts about wild boar
- Wild boars can even inhabit cities and is an “adaptation artist”
- Reproduction can be adapted quickly and extremely effectively to different living conditions, especially the nutritional situation
- No more enemies – predators rarely play a role here today
- Wild boar is our only non-ruminant hoofed game species
- Today’s agriculture provides sows with plenty of milk for months
- The hunters have so far failed to manage the escalating stocks, because the hunting of the situation is not adapted and is hampered by modern agriculture