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Thu May 8, 2014

Sauced: Eat Barbecue The Next Big Thing

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Eat Barbecue The Next Big Thing

Sauce Stats

Name
Eat Barbecue The Next Big Thing
Produced by
Cost
$7 for 16oz at Eat Barbecue
Ingredients
Sugar, Water, Tomato Paste, Molasses, Vinegar, Apple Cider Vinegar, Salt, Spices Including Paprika, Natural Smoke Flavor, Horseradish, Ancho Pepper, Tamarind Concentrate, Onion Powder, Natural Vanilla Flavor, Dehydrated Onion, Garlic, Garlic Powder
Color
Dark Maroon
Meatwave Rating
910
out of 10
Doesn't Get Much Better Than This
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Eat Barbecue's The Next Big Thing hits all the notes a great barbecue sauce should—sweet, tangy, fruity, spice, earthy, smoky, etc.—and does it in a robust, yet balanced, manner that makes it a clear stand out in the crowded field of sauces.

Thu Apr 24, 2014

Sauced: Fat Redneck That Yellow Sauce

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Fat Redneck That Yellow Sauce

Sauce Stats

Name
That Yellow Sauce
Cost
$27.50 for 3 18oz bottles at The Fat Redneck
Ingredients
Mustard, Molasses, Vinegar, Worcestershire Sauce, Salt, Garlic Powder, Spices
Color
Mustard Yellow
Meatwave Rating
710
out of 10
Pretty Damn Good
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A nicely balanced and well layered mustard sauce, That Yellow Sauce delivers waves of sweet, tangy, bitter, and spicy that do a little better out of the jar than on the grill.

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Sauced: Gluten Free for Men BBQ Sauce Plus Giveaway

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Gluten Free for Men BBq Sauce

Sauce Stats

Name
Gluten Free for Men BBQ Sauce
Produced by
Cost
$5.99 for 19oz at The Kansas City BBQ Store
Ingredients
Water, Tomato Paste, Distilled Vinegar, Brown Sugar, Sugar, Salt, Spices, Molasses, Ancho Chile Powder, Garlic Powder, and Onion Powder
Color
Tomato Red
Meatwave Rating
510
out of 10
Middle of the Road
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A very fresh tomato flavor paired with garlic and onion give this sauce a bit of marinara feel, but with a little barbecue flare.

Thu Mar 20, 2014

Sauced: Guy Fieri Kansas City Smokey & Sweet Barbeque Sauce

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Guy Fieri Kansas City Smokey and Sweet Barbeque Sauce Review

Sauce Stats

Name
Guy Fieri Kansas City Smokey & Sweet Barbeque Sauce
Produced by
Cost
Approximately $4.79 for 19oz at your local grocery
Ingredients
Tomato Puree, Sugar, Vinegar, Molasses, Cornstarch, Salt, Smoke Flavoring, Worcestershire Sauce, Pepper, Caramel Coloring, Onion Powder, Garlic Powder
Color
Dark Maroon
Meatwave Rating
510
out of 10
Middle of the Road
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Clean, bright flavors are overshadowed by a bombardment of sweetness in this sauce that lessens its depth and complexity to a sugary fault.

Thu Mar 6, 2014

Sauced: The Shed Southern Spicy Sweet BBQ Sauce

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The Shed Southern Spicy Sweet BBQ Sauce

Sauce Stats

Name
The Shed Southern Spicy Sweet BBQ Sauce
Cost
$25 for 4 15oz bottle variety pack at The Shed, or approximately $4.50 at your local grocery
Ingredients
Brown Sugar, Water, Tomato Paste, Molasses, Vinegar, Salt, Spices, Garlic Powder, Onion Powder, Hot Sauce, Citric Acid, Mustard, Jalapeno Pepper, Natural Smoke Flavor, Lemon Juice Concentrate, Turmeric, Spice Extractives, Habanero Pepper, Carrot Powder
Color
Dark Maroon
Meatwave Rating
610
out of 10
Above Average
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Spicy Sweet couldn't be more apt here—you get loads of sweet and a nice bit of spice, but unfortunately, a lot gets lost in between those two.