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Wilbur’s Revenge Hot Sauce

Are you in the mood for something hot and spicy?  Something that is going to burn you up and wake up those taste buds too?  We have been hearing a lot about Wilbur’s Revenge Hot Sauce so we thought we would go and check it out and see if it is something we can carry for you at Insane Chicken to add to our large selection of Hot Sauces.

Famous Dave’s Wilbur’s Revenge Hot Sauce is a popular name brand hot sauce that most hot pepper sauce aficionados love. This hot sauce prides itself on being hot, spicy and very flavorful and many people state that they love the very peppery taste that is evident in this sauce.  The flavor of this hot sauce is stated to be “unique” as compared to many of the hot sauces out in the marketplace as it focuses on the flavors of the pepper not on the Heat. Continue Reading

Westlow’s Bonney Pepper Sauce

If you like trying different and interesting pepper sauce flavors, then I have one for you today.  Westlow’s Bonney Pepper Sauce is made in Barbados, West Indies by a blend of ripe Bonney peppers, onions, mustard flour, wheat flour, salt, sugar, tumeric & vinegar. The sauce is a mustard yellow color and not red like traditional hot sauces.

This Bonney hot pepper sauce has a very distinct aroma and a very distinct flavor and is unlike most other hot pepper sauces found in North America. This pepper sauce is fantastic with chicken, fish and egg dishes and makes a great condiment … Continue Reading

Wicked Cactus Sauce Head Hunter’s Paradise Hot Sauce Review

Spot a bottle of this Wicked Cactus sauce up on the shelf, pull it down, and boom! You’re sucked in by the time you finish reading the first line on the label.  While the aesthetically pleasing label and bold, assertive typeface don’t hurt its cause, it’s the deep, pigmented color of the sauce on the other side of the glass that will initially catch your attention.

Once you find yourself cracking beyond the safety seal and pouring a generous helping of the sauce onto your eggs (mine were scrambled with mushrooms and onion), you’ll next notice its salsa-like consistency and appreciate the flecks of spices dotting the liquid.  And upon lifting a bit of smothered eggs to your mouth, you’ll discover that the sauce has an unusually wonderful, thick texture and a bold, smoky taste. Continue Reading

Envy Hot Sauce Review

I have to admit, my mindset going into trying Envy Hot Sauce for the first time was not a fair one – I enjoy green sauces immensely, but had yet to find one with a distinctive enough flavor to stop me from automatically grabbing my personal standby, a certain green jalapeño sauce that you may have been privy to yourself at some point or another.  So I wasn’t expecting to sell the farm upon cracking open this new venture into green territory.  Despite a near heart-attack upon staring into the (unexpected) pair of wide green eyes printed on the side of the bottle’s label, my overall first impression of  it was favorable: the sauce had a thinner consistency than the green sauces I had dabbled in before, but it boasted a lime/citrus smell and flecks of a spice (cilantro?) swirled inside of the glass bottle.  Continue Reading

Da Bomb Beyond Insanity Review

“Da Bomb,” a version of “The Bomb,” may refer to a nuclear weapon, ala the atomic bomb, or to an English language idiom to characterize something as awesome (for example, “did you see the concert last night?  It was ‘da bomb!’” Unfortunately for everyone involved, this hot sauce’s flavors embodied more of the former definition and contained no trace of the latter.

From the moment that I held the small glass bottle that houses Da Bomb Beyond Insanity in my hot little hand, I was wary.  Reminiscent of the bottle that Alice discovers labeled “Drink Me” in Lewis Carroll’s “Alice in Wonderland,” I had an inkling that this hot sauce was going to either make me immediately smaller (as a direct result of shedding layers of clothes due to Da Bomb’s heat index), or swiftly grow larger (as my tongue swelled with spice/heat).  But which would it be? Continue Reading

Mad Dog Liquid Fire Hot Sauce Review

Mad Dog Liquid Fire is the ideal introduction to the world of hot sauces.  After removing the screw-on cap and taking your first whiff of the bottle, your nose hairs will still be intact, your vision unblurred by the tame promise of the heat (or lack of heat) to come.

Your first tentative taste will reveal a vinegary liquid with a smooth consistency, mild smell and a flavor that is easy on the palate. However, what this sauce lacks in heat it makes up for in flavor.  Mad Dog’s hot sauces have long been a favorite – the company consistently offers its customers a variety of products with an array of levels of heat, from mild to ring your bell hot.  Yet Mad Dog still manages to never sacrifice flavor in the name of scoring a high number on a ‘hotness’ scale. Continue Reading

Mad Dog 357 Ghost Hot Sauce Review

It’s hard to ignore a bottle of hot sauce with an intense hologram on its label.  It’s even harder to over look it once your read the text (text that is set over silver, reflective skulls I might add) on the side of the bottle and its sweet nothings become imprinted in your brain: “Ever seen a ghost?  One taste of Mad Dog 357 Ghost Pepper Hot Sauce and you will – your own!”  This ghost pepper edition boasts a full, hearty flavor that tastes of pine and has a sweet smell that doesn’t overpower your dining experience.  After tentatively dousing a baked sweet potato in the thick, syrupy sauce, my first coated bite revealed a serving of heat that was both immediate and all encompassing in flavor.  The sweet taste filled my mouth, and my dinner date deemed the sauce simply “physically hot” in its nature.  Continue Reading

Checking out Heine Hurtin’ Hot Sauce

Have you heard about the Heine Hurtin’ Sweet n Hot Sauce?  This is a cool twist on a traditional dipping sauce as it is similar to a spreadable jelly.  Some people do not care for a BBQ type sauce with the tomato base.  This sauce can be used in several different ways too and it is a pure and simple sauce that you may want to check out.

The Heine Hurtin’ Sweet n Hot Sauce is also known as Heine Hurtin’ Jelly or Heine Hurtin’ Hot Sauce, but whatever you call it, it comes in an 8oz jar that is simple to use.  It really is a Jelly that is made for meat so the name is a misnomer.  The taste is sweet with a mild Jalapeno heat. Continue Reading

Buddha Bill’s Peach Habanero Hot Sauce Review

Buddha Bill’s Tequila Lime Hot Sauce is a recent discovery and a favorite of mine. That’s why I was surprised and happy as hell to see Buddha Bill’s Peach Habanero Hot Sauce. I really love shaken’ those peaches, especially with my hot sauces, so I opened this one with a big grin on my face, ready to enjoy the fruit and heat combination. I didn’t expect the heat to be too intense, of course, since most of the peach and pepper combos I’ve had the pleasure of ingesting are usually quite mild. While Buddha Bill’s Peach Habanero Hot Sauce is by no means one of those sauces that will make you blow fire from the rear exit, it is quite a bit warmer than most other peach and pepper combinations I’ve had the pleasure of sampling. Peaches, orange habanero peppers, apple cider vinegar, orange juice, and brown sugar are the ingredients that come together in this beautifully crafted peach-colored sauce. Pour some on a spoon and take a taste to get the full effect before combining it with anything else. Continue Reading

Bee Sting Honey ‘n’ Habanero Pepper Sauce Review

Two of my favorite combinations are sweet and heat.Honey is one of the finest ingredients you can combine with peppers to give you this exquisite combination. Short of walking into a hive full of bees, Bee Sting Honey ‘n’ Habanero Hot Sauce is one of the best ways to get the taste of honey with the bite of a habanero pepper. My first impulse when I twist the cap off this stuff is to pour it on a spoon and take it straight. In fact, this sauce is excellent (not kidding here) for someone who has a cold. Forget the cough syrup. Bee Sting Honey ‘n’ Habanero soothes the throat and helps open the sinus cavities and it tastes a lot better than cough syrup. I wouldn’t lie to you. This isn’t something I could make up. There’s another way I use this sauce. I started by accident. It makes a great pancake syrup. The honey provides the sweetness you expect from a pancake syrup and the habaneros give your cakes a nice little kick. Continue Reading

Baron Blazing Hot Pepper Sauce Review

Baron Blazing Hot Pepper Sauce is a useful piquant sauce. The pungent aroma helps enhance the sharp tang and the slight burn of the scotch bonnet peppers used to craft this sauce. Besides the scotch bonnets, this sauce contains nothing but vinegar, some salt, and a few spices. Many of these piquant sauces are made using cayenne or similar peppers, so I was happy to taste the scotch bonnets here.

In my book, the use of the scotch bonnets is what sets this sauce apart from other similar sauces. They give it a little better kick than most of the piquant classified sauces I’ve tasted, and I absolutely love the flavor of the scotch bonnet, so I find myself using this sauce frequently when I eat anything of the Mexican persuasion. The rich red color of this sauce is appealing and the flavor is smooth, providing a perfect complement to these foods. Continue Reading

Bacon Hot Pepper Sauce Review

There’s nothing like waking up to the sizzle of bacon in the frying pan, the aroma of the bacon wafting through the ear, complemented by fresh coffee and a couple of eggs over easy. Nothing like it, that is, unless you’ve got a bottle of Bacon Hot Sauce sitting on your breakfast table you can use to augment your breakfast cuisine.

This is one of the most unique combinations I’ve tasted in a long time — hot sauce with the taste of bacon. The combination is something completely different and quite tasty.

This is a hot sauce first and foremost, made with the cayenne peppers and New Mexico chiles. The combination of these two peppers, balanced with sugar and bacon flavor that offers up a mild taste treat designed to complement whatever dish you use it with. Bacon hot sauce does not have a sever burn. Continue Reading

Arrogant Bastard Ale Jalapeno Heat Hot Sauce Review

With a name like Arrogant Bastard Ale Jalapeno Heat, you know this sauce is going to be really tasty or simply overly bloated bravado in a bottle. The former is the case here. Arrogant Bastard Ale Jalapeno Heat is aptly named. This is a prime example of gourmet flavor in a bottle.

Go ahead, open yours, grab a spoon, and pour a liberal amount for sampling. You’ll find a mild burn backed by the smooth, delicious taste of the Arrogant Bastard Ale that plays such an important role in the flavor notes of this sauce. The smooth taste of the ale lingers on your tongue long after you’ve tasted the sauce.This is a thin, highly pourable sauce that is rounded out with tomato paste, vinegar, honey, lemon juice, evaporated cane juice, red peppers, jalapeno, some salt, and a little garlic. Continue Reading

Deadman Hot Sauce Review

Back in the 1960s, Jan and Dean sang, “You won’t come back from deadman’s curve,” and it proved prescient when Jan was in a car accident on the same road mentioned in the song and suffered brain damage that lasted until he died a few years ago. Today, we have Deadman Hot Sauce, sporting a label that has the name of the sauce printed on yellow police tape and a chalk outline of a body with a bottle of the sauce lying nearby. Does this mean you won’t survive this sauce?

Well, there are no guarantees in life so who’s to say? But I will guarantee that you won’t find many classic red hot sauces that are hotter or more flavorful than Deadman. This is a sauce worth dying for because unlike most classic red hot sauces that are made with aged cayenne peppers, Deadman Hot Sauce is made with…er, aged red peppers. Continue Reading

Hot Pepper Sauce Review

There are thousands and thousands of hot pepper sauce fans around the world and many of these hot pepper sauce fans will sample hundreds of sauces and then write reviews on what they thought about the sauce. You will find these hot sauce reviews published in newspapers, foodie and/or cooking magazines and on various web sites and right here on our blog.

It is important that when you are reading various hot pepper sauce reviews to remember that every taste tester has different taste buds and likes and dislikes. So just because one person likes such and such brand of … Continue Reading

Buddha Bill’s Tequila Lime Hot Sauce

The Buddha Bill’s line of hot sauce all feature a happy cartoon Buddha holding the key ingredients of each individual sauce. With a giant lime half in one hand and a full bottle of gold tequila in the other, Buddha Bill seems especially happy with his Tequila Lime Hot Sauce – and well he should be.

When I first tasted this sauce, I was surprised at how thin it was in terms of viscosity. It was very liquid and pourable. After a day in the fridge, however, it became much more viscous, and the taste, thankfully, remained as excellent as before. For this reason, I might recommend that you refrigerate this sauce before using.

Tequila Lime Hot Sauce includes jalapeño peppers, vinegar, water, coconut, sugar, limes, tequila, cilantro, black pepper, and salt. Continue Reading

Bacon Hot Sauce Review

Bacon Hot SauceHello fellow Chili Head’s!

Life is good in our family home as our fertile vegetable garden is maturing and the anticipation grows of this year’s annual family sauce production/barbeque approaches.  Northern California can be a tough place for chili peppers to grow outside. Too much water and not enough incinerating heat can really slow fruit production. Fortunately for me, I have friends back east that are growing the new “Butch T” Scorpion Pepper (The new world’s hottest) and some Bhut Jolokia Peppers (The Worlds second hottest) and shortly I will be placing my … Continue Reading

Wicked Cactus Head Hunter’s Paradise Hot Sauce

Wicked Cactus hand-crafts its sauces in small batches to ensure quality, freshness, and heat. They do not disappoint. Case in point: Head Hunter’s Paradise Hot Sauce, a fine concoction of pineapple, apple cider vinegar, smoked habanero, oranges, red bell pepper, salt, and spices.

With all that fruit, I doubted whether the habaneros would come through in force, and especially the unique smoked flavor. But as I said, it did not disappoint. Wonderfully thick and chunky, Head Hunter’s Paradise is both sweet and savory, hot and fruity, and decidedly smoky. Salsa-like in consistency, it had more the feel of a very spicy barbecue sauce than a table condiment. But frankly, it could serve just as well in either capacity. Continue Reading

Ass Kickin’ Steak Sauce Review

Ass Kickin’ Steak Sauce – Some hot sauce brands are so distinctive and renown for their quality that you pretty much know what you’re going to get before you even taste it. Ass Kickin’ is one of those brands. Holding a bottle of Ass Kickin’ Steak Sauce in my hands, I pretty much knew what it would be like: rich in flavor, made with good, wholesome ingredients, and heat enough to kick my ass. Once again, Ass Kickin’ did not disappoint.

I will add that I enjoy a good steak sauce so I wasn’t going to be satisfied with just a hot raisin puree. Not to worry. Ass Kickin’ Steak Sauce is a real steak sauce, composed of water, tomato paste, vinegar, sugar, raisin paste, salt, soy sauce, lemon juice, molasses, onion, habanero peppers, spices, and garlic. Minus the habaneros, a pretty standard steak sauce, with the right blend of sweet and savory ingredients mixed into a nice thick sauce. Of course, the big difference is the key difference: the habaneros. Continue Reading

Captain Jack’s Authentic Caribbean Style Pepper Sauce Review

Captain Jack’s Authentic Caribbean Style Pepper Sauce – A couple of points of clarification are required at the outset. First, this incredibly thick and chunky concoction is actually more of a relish than a sauce. Second, I want to marry this stuff. I’m not kidding; if my wife treated me as well as this product does I wouldn’t be divorcing her. Instead, I’d be spreading her all over my food, like I am with Captain Jack’s.

OK, I know that all sounds weird, but all you need to do it look at a jar of this pepper sauce and you’ll know what I’m talking about. You can see how thick and chunky it is, you can tell there are no artificial colors or flavors added. What you see if what you get, and you see a lot and get a lot. And then you unscrew the lid and take a whiff. Oh, man! Continue Reading

Banjamin’s Bhut Jolokia Ghost Pepper “Elixer” Hot Sauce Review

It’s The Cure/Burn All!
Back in the 1800’s, whole communities used to look forward to attending the “traveling road shows” for not only the interesting and unusual entertainment, but for the exotic products that could only be found and purchased there.  Some might gather to see some colorful and dangerous animals from far away countries, while others may take a moment to gawk at some misshapen human that is portraying a strange skill or talent. But once you wade through all of that, one might see a huge crowd that has formed nearby. Pushing aside the spectators, you approach, only to see a man standing on top of his wagon preaching at a fevered pitch. “It’s the Elixir of the gods!” says the man. “It will cure all and best of all, I guarantee it!”  People are franticly trying to purchase his product. The promise of looking good, smelling good, tasting good, and most importantly, feeling good, is just to much for most people to pass up even 200 plus years later.

This is “Atomic Eh?” and I have found yet another product that I would like to share with you. The sale of “snake oil” or medicines of the eighteen hundreds have always fascinated me, and over the years I have collected quite a few of these bottles from the past. What was once contained in these bottles is not something I would highly recommend trying, but I have a spicy “atomic” product that I came across that I want to tell you about. Continue Reading

Top 25 World’s Hottest Hot Sauces

Top 25 List of Hottest Hot Sauces
InsaneChicken.com is proud to present to you a list of the top 25 worlds hottest hot sauces for 2012 still in production. There have been other that have come and gone that have been hotter as you can see in the list of hottest hot sauces ever created.

We have all of the sauces in RED in stock but beware these are brutally hot.


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Ghost Train Ghost Pepper Sauce Review

Hello Chili Heads!

Today is a great day for some heat. Springtime is here in California and were all talking about what were going to plant for this year’s harvest.  Fortunately, there are many things for the family chili head to obsess on. Not only are vendors constantly creating new sauces to tantalize our taste buds but, there are many people out there trying to break the world record for the hottest chili. Currently the Bhut Jolokia holds the record, but when I spoke to Sue Hard, who is the co owner of Cajohn’s Fiery Foods, she said that … Continue Reading

Hottest Hot Sauce – Scoville Scale for Worlds Hottest Hot Sauces

People are constantly asking what are the world’s hottest hot sauces for 2012 so we put together the list of the hottest hot sauces ever created. If you are a hot sauce lover then chances are you have heard of the Scoville scale and know how it is used.  But for the newcomers to the love of hot sauce, it is interesting to note how hot sauces are rated and how hot they really can get.

The Scoville scale is a measurement of the spicy heat (or piquance) of a chili pepper. It is named after its creator, American pharmacist Wilbur Scoville. His method, devised in 1912, is known as the Scoville Organoleptic Test. The number of Scoville heat units (SHU) in a particular pepper indicates the amount of capsaicin present. What is Capsaicin? It is a chemical compound that stimulates chemoreceptor nerve endings in the skin, especially the mucous membranes.   Continue Reading

Red Ghost Hot Sauce Review

Sense incinerating, all consuming, tongue blistering, brain boiling and growing in degree; Flesh devouring, sinus draining, eye ducts tearing, and worst of all…It only comes in a 5 oz bottle!

Hey fellow Chili Heads!
This is “Atomic Eh?” giving you a chance to “experience” some of the “atomic heat” baby! (And I am not talking about what you get from your local tax auditor!) As the “heat” of our tax season is coming to a close, many of us are breathing a sigh of relief, as we file our taxes, and hope that we won’t hear about them ever, ever … Continue Reading

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