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Thu Dec 3, 2015

Sauced: Jim Quessenberry's Sauce Beautiful White BBQ Sauce & Giveaway

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Jim Quessenberry's Sauce Beautiful White BBQ Sauce

Sauce Stats

Name
Jim Quessenberry's Sauce Beautiful White BBQ Sauce
Cost
$5.95 for 15oz from Bluff City BBQ Supply
Ingredients
Mayonnaise, Cider Vinegar, Lemon Juice, Water, Horseradish, Salt, Black Pepper, Cayenne Powder
Color
Off-White
Meatwave Rating
810
out of 10
Approaching Greatness
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A white sauce with bite, Jim Quessenberry's White BBQ Sauce employs horseradish and additional pepper to make it stand apart in a good way.

Thu Nov 19, 2015

Sauced: RodFather's Premium BBQ Sauce

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Rod Father's Premium BBQ Sauce

Sauce Stats

Name
RodFather's Premium BBQ Sauce
Cost
$10.75 for 15oz at RodFather's
Ingredients
Brown Sugar, Ketchup, Molasses, Worcestershire Sauce, Water, Applesauce, Sugar, Whiskey, Garlic, Vinegar, Liquid Smoke, Corn Starch, Spice
Color
Dark Maroon
Meatwave Rating
710
out of 10
Pretty Damn Good
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A strong molasses and sugar base define this premium sauce, which has a nice ubiquitous barbecue complexity from vinegar, Worcestershire, garlic, onion, and a faint liquid smoke that all sit just below its sweet surface.

Thu Nov 5, 2015

Sauced: No Naked Meat

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No Naked Meat

Sauce Stats

Name
No Naked Meat
Cost
$4.99 for 16oz on nonakedmeat.com
Ingredients
Brown Sugar, Apple Cider Vinegar, Tomato Sauce, Sea Salt, Spices, Paprika, Xantham Gum
Color
Rusty Read
Meatwave Rating
510
out of 10
Middle of the Road
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A minimal amount of ingredients gives No Naked Meat a clean and uncomplicated flavor out of the jar, but it ends up losing most of its barbecue sauces traits after being cooked.

Thu Oct 22, 2015

Sauced: Gunshot Sauce Oirginal Recipe & Giveaway

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Gunshot Sauce Original Recipe

Sauce Stats

Name
Gunshot Sauce: Original Recipe
Cost
$8.95 for 16oz at Pepper Palace
Ingredients
Vinegar, Tomatoes, Water, Spices, Horseradish Root, Salt, Lemon Juice, Lime Juice, Celery Salt, Onion Powder, Garlic Powder
Color
Rusty Red
Meatwave Rating
610
out of 10
Above Average
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A heavy dose of vinegar and spices give Gunshot its unique sour and earthy character that forgoes sweetness in favor of fully featuring its nuances that include horseradish, celery, and pepper.

Thu Oct 8, 2015

Sauced: Melvin's Original Golden Secret

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Melvin's Original Golden Secret

Sauce Stats

Name
Melvin's Original Golden Secret
Produced by
Cost
$5.99 for 19oz at Melvin's Barbecue
Ingredients
Pure Yellow Mustard, Sugar, Worcestershire Sauce, Ketchup, Apple Cider Vinegar, Pepper Sauce, Liquid Smoke
Color
Mustard Yellow
Meatwave Rating
710
out of 10
Pretty Damn Good
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Out of the jar, Melvin's Original Golden Secret has a great balance between sweetness, spice, tang, and the ubiquitous bite mustard while still leaving room for added complexity from Worcestershire that makes it a fine sauce to slather on ribs, pulled pork, and more.