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Hooters Wing Sauce Review

There are people who swear by Hooters hot wings. The original Hooters Wing Sauce can now be purchased in a jar, from the Hooters kitchen to yours, allowing you to enjoy Hooters hot wings in the comfort of your own home.

Let’s start with the sauce in the jar. It’s bright orange and has an extremely pasty consistency. Don’t bother tasting it straight from the jar. You’ll get the wrong impression. It doesn’t taste very good that way. Something happens when you heat it up, though. There’s a transformation that turns the Hooters Hot Sauce into Super Hooters. Continue Reading

Crazy Mother Pucker’s Cayenne Concoction Hot Sauce

Crazy Mother Pucker’s Cayenne Concoction Hot Sauce is simply a Very Good sauce which deserves accolades. I am sure that everyone in Tallahassee FL and Mobile AL know it and have some in their hot sauce vaults. It comes from Deltin, FL which aside Fort Walton Beach. This is a smallish but very busy resort town on the Barrier Island coast of western Florida.

Fort Walton is a snow-bird destination but the Puckers rely more on the local trade: college students and bureaucrats from the east; red-necks from all over. Note: these are not necessarily distinct groups. Continue Reading

Ass in the Tub Hot Sauce Review

The caution label warns you that this sauce is about as hot as it gets, which any pepper sauce lover will know isn’t true. That bit of hyperbole aside, Ass in the Tub Hot Sauce does pack a pretty good wallop. It burns going in and, I’m guessing, though I haven’t experienced it yet, coming out as well, just like the label says.

The ingredients here are extremely simple. Basically, cayenne peppers, water, and salt. It’s distinct lack of a vinegar base will please those who prefer the pure pepper sauce. This is, in every sense of the word, a pure pepper sauce. There are no additional ingredients to give it a twist. What you taste is what you get. Continue Reading

Blair’s Ultra Death Review

If asked, most people would tell you that  New Jersey is known for its bad air, corrupt politicians, and overpopulation. What they probably wouldn’t tell you is that one of the hottest sauces in the known universe  got its start in a humble locale on the Jersey Shore.

Since the its inception in 1989 Bliar’s Hot sauces have become legendary among chili heads and now its founder Blair is out to restore his beloved state’s good name. As expected his revenge is manifested in the form of a hot sauce. His weapon of choice? Blair’s Ultra Death sauce… with Jersey Fury. Continue Reading

The Source Hot Sauce Review

Source Hot SaucePeople are constantly looking for the world’s hottest hot sauces. Even a drop of The Source Hot Sauce will leave you out of breath and begging for mercy. This stuff is not what you would use to fool around with friends as you can seriously injure someone with it used inappropriately or against the manufacturers’ guidance.

Hot sauce is typically a spicy sauce made with vinegar and chili peppers (fruits of plants of the Capsicum) as its main ingredients. It is the capsaicinoids that are in the peppers that gives the the hot taste. The Source Hot Sauce only has Natural extractives of Chile peppers. Continue Reading

Quaker Steak and Lube Louisiana Lickers Sauce Review

I could write a book about Louisiana Lickers Sauce. The ingredients alone would fill a book, so I won’t be listing all of them; I’ll simply talk about the ingredients I feel play a primary role in this sauce’s success.

First off, Quaker Steak’s Louisiana Lickers Sauce is billed as a wing sauce, and make no mistake about it, this is one of the finest sauces you could ever top your chicken wings with. I did it and ate a baker’s dozen in one sitting. It was a beautiful experience. The thing is, I think I could drink this sauce straight from the bottle and be perfectly happy. Continue Reading

Sphincter Shrinker Hot Sauce Review

It was hard to put my nose up to something called “sphincter” but once I got past the name I was glad to inhale the sauce’s fruity smell of apples and raisons, with just a hint of heat. Not so in the taste—in taste the heat made a much stronger appearance.

Despite chile extract being the 5th ingredient, Sphincter Shrinker Hot Sauce still packs a strong punch. It provides decent heat, and is clearly designed for chile enthusiasts. However, it does not live up to the XXX on the label, it’s very hot, but not completely incapacitating.
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Holy Jolokia Hot Sauce Review

How did I survive a decade living in New Mexico without encountering Holy Jolokia Hot Sauce? This sauce was developed at the Chile Pepper Institute at New Mexico State University, and a portion of proceeds helps raise funds for education and research—and really, is there any cause more important than the research of chiles? I say no.

The label is simple: a picture of a chile on fire. The sauce is orange and quite liquidy, though fortunately the top has a drip cap.  The chile is Bhut Jolokia, the ghost chile, the hottest chile pepper in the world. Continue Reading

Dave’s Jammin’ Jerk Sauce & Marinade Review

Dave’s Jammin’ Jerk Sauce & Marinade is so weak that it would work well as baby formula.

“No it wouldn’t. Too salty.”

I made the mistake of tasting Dave’s Jammin’ Jerk with friends. Why does Dave’s Gourmet make the mistake of labeling it as “Sauce & Marinade”? It’s not a sauce; it’s more like a salad dressing with Jamaican flavors.

It smells like a salad dressing too, the scent of allspice, lime, salt and sugar in a vegetable oil base. Continue Reading

Mountain Man Roasted Corn, Garlic & Chipotle Sauce Review

This sauce was a hit the moment I opened the bottle. First of all, getting it out of my wife’s hands was a challenge. She absolutely loves Mountain Man Roasted Corn, Garlic & Chipotle Sauce. I can’t blame her. I always love a good chipotle sauce; Mountain Man has figured out how to blend flavors beyond compare.

This is not the first Mountain Man sauce I’ve tried. One of the key things I enjoy about Mountain Man sauces is the way the ingredients are selected to play off one another in a well balanced symphony of taste (yep, I used a cheesy metaphor, but who cares, right?). Continue Reading

Georgia Peach & Vidalia Onion Hot Sauce Review

Here’s a tasty little number that foregoes the typical odd or frightening name in favor of promoting its key ingredients – what my old high school English teacher used to call “putting the meat in the window.” In other words, whatever you have to say, say it clearly so people can understand it. I’ll try to hew to those words of wisdom in this review.

Georgia Peach & Vidalia Onion Hot Sauce is a sweet and sassy sauce that marries two of Georgia’s most prized agricultural exports: peaches and Vidalia onions. The wedding party also includes red chili puree, jalapeno peppers, cayenne pepper, and tomatoes. Continue Reading

Jim Beam Barbecue Sauce Review

Jim Beam Barbecue Sauce gives you everything you’d expect from a companythat has been making some of the finest whiskey around for over two centuries. Fruit concentrate, molasses, a combination of spices, and Jim Beam Bourbon provide the down-home taste of this barbecue sauce.

Jim Beam Barbecue Sauce is thick and hearty, with smoky flavor and overtones of smooth bourbon. I painted this over a slab of ribs and tossed them on an open charcoal pit. The smell of barbecue ribs in Winter is sure to engage the neighbors. It wasn’t long before a few of them stopped by to chat, waiting, of course, for the ribs to finish. Continue Reading

Blair’s Death Hot Sauce Review

I never get tired of sauces made with peppers. It doesn’t matter if we’re talking about pepper sauce, dipping sauce, wing sauce, or barbecue sauce; if peppers are the point of the sauce, I want to know about it. Of course, the more individual a sauce, the better I like it. After you’ve used as many pepper-based sauces as I have, your palette becomes a bit jaded. It takes a special sauce to get a rise out of me these days.

Enter Blair’s Death Sauce. The name alone gives you an indication of what lies waiting for you within. As a bonus, the sauce comes with a skull key chain attached to the bottle, which, call me a kid, gave me a little rush of excitement. It’s hanging on my key chain right now. Continue Reading

Mad Dog Inferno Hot Sauce Review

Mad Dog Inferno Hot Sauce is not so much a sauce as it is a paste. You’ll build some great upper arm stretch trying to pound a few drops of this sauce out of the bottle. The good news? You’ll only need one. This stuff is monstrously hot. A solo taste produced more than an hour’s worth of full-mouth burn, quelled very little by water or milk. It has a thick, grainy consistency and a dark, chocolate brown color. Uncapped, the imposing scent wafts out of the bottle like some sort of evil genie ready to grant your wish for oral masochism.

The heat is rapid and sustaining. For a second run, I slathered a drop in the middle of my roast beef sandwich with provolone (on wheat). Roast beef is one of my favorite lunch meats, but sometimes it just seems unexciting. Continue Reading

Uncle Dougie’s Chicago Style Chicken Wing Sauce Review

Uncle Dougie’s Chicago Style Chicken Wing Sauce is a marinade that’s spicy without being hot. Red peppers, peppers, and malt vinegar make up the bulk of the flavor, with a little sugar and some spices and seasonings thrown in for good measure.

Nothing fancy, but definitely a tasty marinade for chicken wings, chicken breast, or even as a turkey injection sauce (with melted butter added).

The marinade needs to be shaken well to blend the spice and season ingredients, which settle to the bottom of the bottle. Continue Reading

Wimp Retardant X-Hot Sauce Review

The bottle feels like a pint of whiskey; the label resembles an old-fashioned label you might find on something from the 1800s; the name of the sauce is quite lengthy and just plain cool. These are a few of the obvious characteristics I thought I’d point out. Not one of them has a single thing to do with the taste of the sauce itself.

I love hot sauces. I’ve tried more than I can count. Wimp Retardant X-Hot Sauce is one of my favorites. First off, there is a blend of surprising ingredients here I’ve never seen in another hot sauce. That’s not to say they’ve never been used; I’ve just never seen them before. Continue Reading

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