November 5, 2014
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I saw this Mt Olive brand of pickles and thought I should grab some, if only because I loved the name so much. Nothing says tasty brine like the word olive, and I love that is from a town actually called Mt Olive in North Carolina.
I got the Bread & Butter pickles, as I’ve been on a bit of a kick for them lately. I had some of Bubbies Bread & Butter left over from the second jar of those that I got, so I could compare them head to head. The Mt Olive brand was a little bit sweeter, although overall it seemed less complex, it didn’t have some of the additional rich bits of peppery flavor that the Bubbies had. So I’m going to have to go with having the Bubbies being the winner for the Bread & Butter pickles.
As a side note, I wasn’t that enthusiastic about the Bubbies little kosher dills. But I will save that an a review of some these delicious Japanese pickles for another day.