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Dave’s Insanity Sauce Review

Dave’s Insanity Sauce – I feel like I’m preaching to the choir here. Dave’s Insanity Sauce is the star of the extreme hot pepper sauces. Any hot sauce lover worth his hot peppers has tasted this sauce and knows what to expect – extreme heat, good taste, and a sauce that can be used for many cooking applications.

For those who don’t already know these things, here’s the straight scoop. A little of Dave’s Insanity Sauce goes a long way. On a scale of one to ten, Dave’s Insanity Sauce punches in at an eleven. It’s an extremely potent hot sauce with very little ingredients other than hot peppers, more hot peppers, and hot pepper extract. Continue Reading

Bee Sting Honey ‘N Habanero Hot Sauce Review

Bee Sting Honey ‘N Habanero Hot Sauce – This was a no brainer. Honey and Habanero are a match made in heaven. I knew when I saw the label that I was in for some kind of taste experience. I didn’t realize it would be this good. Honey, carrots, corn vinegar, sugar, habanero peppers, cayenne peppers, lemon juice, garlic, onions, salt, and black pepper make up the ingredient list that gives this sauce its awesome taste.

As you would expect, the honey makes Bee Sting Honey ‘N Habanero sweet. In fact, it’s one of the sweetest sauces I’ve ever tasted. The honey is real and it’s pure. Good stuff all the way around. Continue Reading

Wanza’s Wicked Temptation Hot Sauce Review

Wanza’s Wicked Temptation Hot Sauce – There is one purpose and one purpose only for this sauce – to burn the hell into your mouth. This is dangerously hot sauce with a surprisingly good flavor. The reason the flavor is surprising is that the heat level here is so intense that I couldn’t imagine I would taste any flavor. I almost didn’t, but the flavor is there, sort of rich and smoky, lying beneath a fiery attack that is hard to recover from.

Wanza’s Wicked Temptation isn’t a sauce for dipping chips in or eating straight from the bottle. I did both, and believe me when I say, I felt the agony. Oil of capsaicin is used freely in this sauce, along with Red Savina Habanero, which, for those who know their peppers, know to be one of the hottest peppers in the world, second probably only to the ghost pepper. Continue Reading

357 Mad Dog Hot Sauce Review

357 Mad Dog Hot Sauce – When this Mad Dog 357 is used, you don’t call the police, you call the fire department because 357 Mad Dog Hot Sauce is hot. You will need the fire department to put out the hot blazing inferno in your body.

Chile heat addicts—get ready to fall in love. You may not have thought that you could be in love with a 357, but that’s when you thought it was a gun. This Mad Dog 357 is a hot sauce with 357,000 Scoville units.

Just smelling 357 Mad Dog Hot Sauce could set your nose on fire. Continue Reading

Ass Reaper Pepper Sauce Review

Ass Reaper hot sauce – The bottle design alone is worth the price of admission on this sauce. Ass Reaper hot sauce comes with a black label that features a skeleton. There’s an actual black cloak tied around the bottle and the lid has a plastic skeleton head over it. The tag line for the sauce is “That’s your ass now.” If you choose to use this sauce irresponsibly, it will be your ass.

Habanero peppers, scotch bonnet peppers, and capsaicin resin and oil (in this case from a hot African pepper) make up the foundation of this sauce. The combination of habaneros and scotch bonnets would be enough to warrant warning. The other stuff is simply overkill.  Continue Reading

Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce – Rooster Sauce Review

The rise of Huy Fong’s famed Sriracha hot chili sauce is the stuff of legend among devout foodies.

In Thailand a sauce known as “Sri Racha” has long been a ubiquitous condiment, gracing tables all across the nation. In 1980, David Tran immigrated to California and began producing an authentic version of this sauce for Asian and American consumption. Unfortunately, while the sauce fared well among Asians, it flopped with most Americans. So he tweaked the recipe and came up with the famed Sriracha chili sauce, which is sweeter, and thicker then its Thai ancestor. The sauce took off, and today it can be found everywhere from the shelves of Asian grocery stores, to American supermarkets, and lucky for me, in my refrigerator. Continue Reading

Hooters Hot Sauce Review

Hooters Hot Sauce starts with a deep red color and a little layer of chili oils floating on top. Shake it up good and open the bottle, then take a sniff. It has a mouth-watering aroma that tells you you’re in for something special.

Knock-you-on-your-butt heat is not the point of this Hooters Hot Sauce. This is a table sauce meant to highlight the flavor of the peppers and not the heat potential. Very simple ingredients – red peppers, vinegar, salt, and brown sugar – take you back to the basics of hot sauce, but with an added taste characteristic that many basic hot sauces lack.

You can use Hooters Hot Sauce liberally, right out of the bottle, to kick up soups and stews, fried fish, cheese dips, and just about anything else Continue Reading

Delicious Suffering Hot Sauce Review

Delicious Suffering Hot Sauce – With an ingredient hit list that boasts habanero peppers and Serrano’s, Delicious Suffering delivers pain and pleasure. The heat is butt kicking and immediate. The taste of the additional ingredients blend well with the two peppers. There’s onion, tomatoes, garlic, cilantro, salt, vinegar, and a few secret spices. Add to the mix some chili extract and you’ve got a monster that tastes good and provides a hot burn.

I started this one off on a slice of soft mozzarella just to get a feel for the sauce alone. I knew the smooth texture and subtle taste of the cheese wouldn’t interfere. I was right. It didn’t stand a chance against the sauce. It did help to ease the pain a bit, because when I tried a couple drops of Delicious Suffering on a corn chip, I got the full force of the fire. Continue Reading

The Beast Hot Sauce Review

The Beast Hot Sauce – Billed as being “Hottest this side of Hell,” the Beast Hot Sauce is a deep red, hot sauce that doesn’t screw around. It’s the sort of sauce that you aren’t sure if you should take seriously until you make the mistake of trying more than a drop of it.

The front of the label features a fiery demon looking thing that seems like it was ripped straight from the t-shirt of an 80s hair-metal band.

The warning on the side of the label reads: XXX-Screamly Hot! Which sounds more like the tag line for a horror-themed adult movie than an actual warning. Continue Reading

Melinda’s Mango Hot Sauce Review

Melinda’s Mango Hot Sauce – Melinda’s sauces are characterized by fresh ingredients, artistic blending, and flavors that make these sauces some of the best around. While the sauces all contain some element of hot pepper, Melinda’s idea of hot differs from that of serious chili heads. Even her hottest hot sauces aren’t extremely hot. These sauces use the pepper differently than most hot sauces. The pepper is a flavor element rather than a full-out heat element.

In Melinda’s Mango Hot Sauce, we’re treated to a partnership of habanero peppers and fresh mangos, along with carrots, cane juice, lemon juice, and a small variety of ingredients that make this sauce a tantalizing treat. Continue Reading

Ghost Pepper Sauce Review

The Ghost Pepper Sauce – Are you afraid of the ghost? That’s the question asked on the black label of this Ghost Pepper Sauce. The black label features a ghoul that looks like Death himself paying a visit. The makers of the sauce warn you to be afraid of this ghost. I don’t know about all that, but I do know there’s heat hidden inside the bottle – serious heat. With the naga jolokia pepper as its base, that’s no surprise. In addition to that magical pepper, the ingredients include carrots, papaya, lime juice, passion fruit, salt, vinegar, onion, and garlic. Those flavors are layered and balanced beautifully, making a sauce that packs the heat wallop chili lovers crave and the flavor a gourmet palate demands.

A lot of the sauces made with the naga jolokia are not only hot, but they tend to be great additives to all sorts of food. Continue Reading

Mad Dog Teriyaki Hot Sauce Review

Mad Dog Teriyaki Hot Sauce begins with a subtle aroma that’s very pleasing to inhale. As you would expect, the smell is immediately reminiscent of something Oriental. I poured a little on a spoon and sampled it. The sauce tastes exactly like it smells. It has a rich Oriental overtone brought on primarily by the tamari, ginger, and sesame oil. There’s also some honey and sea salt, kicked up by a dose of chili extract that adds a nice little heat factor to the situation.

There’s not a lot of uses for Mad Dog Teriyaki Hot Sauce. The flavor is so distinctly Oriental that anything you use it on will taste that way. I found it excellent on fried rice in play of soy sauce. Continue Reading

Dave’s Ultimate Insanity Hot Pepper Sauce Review

Dave’s Ultimate Insanity Sauce – From the beautiful, dark blood-red color and the sharp fragrance of Dave’s Ultimate Insanity, you know you’re in for something that should be sampled with caution. This is an explosive blast of heat that will bring the sweat out on your forehead and the tears to your eyes. That’s no exaggeration. Like many of the extreme hot sauces, Dave’s Ultimate Insanity has a heavy taste of the chemical found in peppers that causes pain. That’s because this sauce is loaded with pepper extract, straight from both the Red Savina Habanero and red chilies. The base is tomato paste. There’ some salt, onions, and cane vinegar in here to balance it out.

Dave’s Ultimate Insanity Sauce has some specific uses in my house. Continue Reading

Naga Jolokia Hot Sauce Review

Naga Jolokia Hot Sauce – This is a beautiful sauce, from the deep orange color to the aromatic scent, all the way to the balance of ingredients. The sauce pours like lava, with a kick that resembles the stuff too. The great thing, though, is that Naga Jolokia Hot Sauce makes full use of the world’s hottest pepper without sacrificing taste. It’s reminiscent of Dave’s Ghost Pepper sauce, but with another layer of flavor that gives this sauce a special place in my heart. In fact, this is one of the best uses of the Naga Jolokia Hot Sauce that I’ve ever tasted. There’s a killer bite that leaves the lips numb, but an absolutely beautiful flavor that teases the taste buds.

Naga Jolokia Hot Sauce is a hand crafted work of culinary art. In addition to the potent nago jolokia, there’s carrots, papaya, lime juice, passion fruit, onions, garlic, salt, and a little bit of vinegar to help balance it out. Continue Reading

Pain is Good Louisiana Style Hot Sauce Review

Pain is Good Louisiana Style Hot Sauce – Crack this bottle open and take a whiff. You immediately get a sense that you’re in for something that is going to taste awesome. The aroma that wafts from the bottle to lovingly caress your nostrils is pleasant and mouth watering. This is the Louisiana style version of the Pain is Good sauce line. Made in micros batches with care and nothing but all-natural, fresh ingredients, this line of sauces is one of the best I’ve ever had the pleasure of tasting.

Pain is Good Louisiana Style Hot Sauce ingredient list here starts with habanero and cayenne peppers. There’s some lime juice, seasoned salt, Worcestershire sauce, onion, garlic, brown sugar, and liquid smoke to go along with it. Continue Reading

Ass Kickin’ Original Hot Sauce Review

Ass Kickin’ Original Hot Sauce is a surprisingly awesome smelling sauce with a surprisingly good taste. There’s no fancy labels (just an ass with his ass in the air), and the name isn’t even particularly creative. You’ve heard the saying, Never judge a book by its cover, right? Well, in this case apply it to hot sauces. Don’t judge this hot sauce until you taste it.

Ass Kickin’ Original Hot Sauce begins with gourmet aroma and moves on to a smoky taste of heat that will warm your belly without going overboard. The pepper of choice for this sauce is the outstanding habanero. Tomato paste, vinegar, fresh onion, fresh garlic, and crushed serrano peppers round this stuff out. Continue Reading

Da Bomb Ghost Pepper Hot Sauce Review

I was a little nervous to try Da Bomb Ghost Pepper Hot Sauce. I’ve had Da Bomb Ground Zero and it brought me to my knees. Since this one is made with the extremely hot Naga Jolokia, I expected to be punished with the intensity of the heat. In fact, I expected to find a sauce that was nearly unusable without mixing it sparingly in enough food to feed a hundred people.

I opened the Da Bomb Ghost Pepper Sauce and dipped the tip of a tooth pick in. I wanted to prepare myself.  You’ve heard the old saying, It will clear out your sinuses, right? Well, trust and believe that this sauce will do just that. Continue Reading

Insane Chicken Fire Roasted Habanero Hot Sauce Review

Insane Chicken, the retailer of so many fine sauces, has a sauce of their own. Insane Chicken’s Fire Roasted Habanero Hot Sauce ingredients include fire-roasted habaneros, vinegar, lime juice, onion, garlic, cane juice, and chili extract. The aroma of this sauce is extremely pleasing, sporting a gourmet characteristic that made my mouth water. The sauce itself is a medium pour and loaded with seeds and bits of the fire-roasted habanero.

The heat level of Insane Chicken’s Fire Roasted Habanero Hot Sauce is blistering. The first second after it hits your tongue, the full flavor of the habaneros is apparent, Continue Reading

Dave’s Temporary Insanity Video Review

Another great Hot Sauce Review video from the UK. Dave’s Temporay Insanity Sauce is brutally hot as you can see from this video. So hot it makes the reviewer hiccup.

“Like gasoline on your lips”..

Buy Dave’s Temporay Insanity Sauce from InsaneChicken.com

Review of Blair’s Mega Death Sauce

Blair’s Mega Death has a stunning rich red color and is loaded with pepper seeds and bits of pepper skin. If you don’t shake it well, you can actually see the very dark red liquid the makers of the sauce call liquid rage.

If you don’t shake this sauce well and happen to get a hit of that liquid rage, I feel sorry for you. I’m not sure what makes the liquid rage part of Blair’s Mega Death Sauce, but it is killer hot. I made the mistake of tasting straight from the bottle without shaking. That’s an amateur mistake to begin with, and in this case, I paid for it dearly.

Let’s talk about the other factors of Blair’s Mega Death Sauce, shall we? It smells delicious. There’s an intense smoky aroma that made my mouth water for a taste. Continue Reading

Pain is Good Jamaican Style Hot Sauce Review

Pain is Good Jamaican Style Hot Sauce has nice heat factor and a great Jamaican taste going on here. Lemon, lime juice, and pineapple juices, habaneros peppers, salt, garlic puree, onions, tomato paste, and Jamaican jerk seasoning bring this sauce to life. There’s an extremely pleasant aroma when you open the bottle, a respectable heat level, a sweet undercurrent, and a beautiful colored sauce loaded with habanero pepper seeds.

Let me start with the heat level and flavor combination. The heat spreads rather quickly and evenly. It burns. There’s no doubt about it. This is where pain and pleasure come together. There’s an underlying Jamaican tropical type sweetness that gives this sauce high marks in my book. Continue Reading

Widow No Survivors Hot Sauce Review

Widow Hot Sauce comes with a plastic Black Widow spider attached to the neck of the bottle, warning you of the danger inside the bottle. The tag line at the bottom of the bottle is No survivors. I’m inclined to believe that little warning after having taken a drop of this sauce on the tip of my finger.

Widow No Survivors Hot Sauce is a hot hot sauce. That’s the only way to describe it. I felt the heat searing my mouth immediately, followed by a rush of heat that lit my stomach on fire. If that wasn’t enough, I found myself wiping sweat from my brow.

Then I went back for a larger dose of the widow’s venom. Why in the world would I ask for the punishment? Continue Reading

Hottest Hot Pepper Sauce Review

With a name like Hottest Hot Sauce, you expect this sauce to be either very bad or very good. It’s a simple name, nothing fancy at all.  Is this the hottest hot sauce? Not by a long shot. Is this sauce hot? Oh yeah, it’s hot, hot enough to make my eyes water.

The simple name is all that’s necessary. Hottest Hot Sauce doesn’t rely on a fancy name to stake its claim in the world of hot sauces. The bottle design, featuring flaming skulls, is pretty awesome, though. What it does rely on is taste. There’s a beautiful fire-roasted flavor going on with this sauce that balances well with the blistering heat attack. Continue Reading

Tapatio Hot Sauce Review

I have always enjoyed the flavor of Tapatio Hot Sauce. It isn’t always on my shelf, and it isn’t one of those sauces I crave, but when I do have it on hand, I use it frequently. It’s made from water, red peppers, assorted spices, salt, garlic, and not a whole lot more. It’s one of those peppery tasting pepper sauces, which is what makes it so appealing. It’s warm enough to add a kick to your food, but it’s mild enough you could introduce someone to the wonderful world of hot sauce with it.

I use Tapatio Hot Sauce heavily with Mexican foods. That’s where it shines, probably not so surprisingly. The flavor is distinctly Mexican. It’s an excellent taco sauce, great on burritos and nachos, and the perfect complement to a guacamole dip. Continue Reading

Mad Cat Hot Sauce Review

When I first opened Mad Cat Hot Sauce it reminded me of hot Italian dressing. The red wine vinegar dominated the smell and the taste. It left the heat of the habaneros and flavors of cilantro, garlic and salt to dance in the background. The red wine vinegar was so dominant that it overpowered the lime juice, and the flavor of onion was also no where to be found.

The Mad Cat Hot Sauce dwelled in my refrigerator, but I decided to give it a second chance. The vinegar had mellowed out, which allowed the spices and the habaneros to ride in the driver’s seat. The lime juice and onion could now be tasted too. Continue Reading

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