Jane Russell Bratwurst Sausages 220g


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Jane’s gluten free Bratwurst is an all-meat sausage made without adding any cereal. It is 96% prime, fresh Irish pork mixed with her own blend of spices including mace, nutmeg, celery, coriander and black and white pepper.

These sausages are filled into natural lamb casings and are packed without any preserving gasses.

As these sausages are all meat they have a slightly drier texture than the Original Irish and are also slightly more peppery.

As well as being Gluten Free they are also a Bratwurst which is one of the products covered by the ancient German Food Purity Laws of 1432 that forbade the addition of any cereal or fillers to a sausage that bore the Bratwurst name.


It all began back in 1863 when Jane Russell’s great great grandfather Edmund Burke established his pork and bacon business on O’Connell Street in Clonmel.

Over the generations E Burke & Sons established a national reputation for quality and especially the quality of their sausages.

Jane’s grandfather understood the importance of tradition and kept diaries and notebooks of all his ideas and recipes.

His proud motto was “if there was a better sausage, Burkes would make it!”

Almost one hundred and sixty years later Jane is proud to be carrying on this tradition making a range of premium, meaty sausages by hand in Kilcullen Co Kildare. Jane sources all her meat from Bord Bia approved Irish farms and only uses fresh shoulder and belly meat. Every batch is made the same. First the spices are mixed, these include mace, nutmeg, coriander, ginger and white and black pepper. Then the meat is minced and mixed with the spices. Once filled into natural casings the sausages are allowed to hang overnight to settle and packed the next day.

As Jane only use prime fresh cuts of Irish pork we do not have to use strong preservatives like nitrates or nitrites, nor do we fill our packs with preserving gasses.