Pappy’s Moonshine Madness BBQ Sauce Review
There are several important things going on with Pappy’s Moonshine Madness ingredient wise that result in a barbecue sauce far and away above any barbecue sauce I have ever had the pleasure of tasting. First things first, though. Pappy’s little concoction may be billed as a barbecue sauce, but this sauce does double duty as a hot sauce alone, useable in any situation you might use a traditional hot sauce. It also makes a fine wing sauce.
Now let me talk about the ingredients. Pappy’s has sugar, vinegar, fresh onions and garlic, anchovies, Worcestershire sauce, tomato sauce and tomato paste, paprika, black pepper, lemon powder, lemon juice, lemon oil, and natural hickory flavoring.
The label proclaims Moonshine Madness to be “so friggin’ hot, you’ll go blind.” Pappy ain’t lyin’. The sauce is hot, and here’s why: In addition to the ingredients I’ve already mentioned, Pappy’s includes chili and habanero peppers as well as oil of capsicum; the latter ingredient needs no introduction to chili heads. These key ingredients take Pappy’s Moonshine Madness to a heat level that will please anyone who likes it hot and flavorful.
There’s one more ingredient that absolutely has to be mentioned. It’s the ingredient that balances it all out and puts the shine in moonshine. Pappy’s Moonshine Madness contains genuine Kentucky Bourbon. This ingredient gives Pappy’s a smooth, satisfying taste that can quickly become a fan favorite among heat seekers. The combination of bourbon and hickory work well together and play against the other ingredients in a masterful turn that brings out a hot barbecue flavor unlike any you have ever tried.
Close your eyes, take a sip (taste, I mean), and feel yourself transported to a shack in the mountains somewhere, just you, a thick cut of steak or a slab of ribs, and your Pappy’s Moonshine Madness. My mouth waters just thinking about it. All I have to look at right now, until I replenish my stock, is an empty bottle. That bottle brings back memories.
I tried Pappy’s fine sauce on ribs. It did something to those ribs that should be almost illegal, it was that good. Not only did I cook the sauce onto the ribs, I dipped the ribs in extra sauce. The more my lips burned, the more I ate. Yeah, the heat is there, but the flavor is so addictive that you don’t have time to stop and put out the fire. I made chicken wings with Pappy’s Moonshine Madness with nothing more than a little butter added; I had to grab a few slices of bread to sop up the sauce. I wasn’t about to leave it behind.
If you’re looking to try the best barbecue sauce you’ve ever tasted, Pappy’s Moonshine Madness is the way to go. With Pappy’s Moonshine Madness, you’ll soon find yourself drunk on the artistic combination of smooth bourbon, smoky hickory, and hot chilis.
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