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Tue May 3, 2016

Sauced: 2 Vets BBQ Apple-Chipotle Glaze of Glory

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2 Vets BBQ Apple-Chipotle Glaze of Glory

Sauce Stats

Name
Apple-Chipotle Glaze of Glory
Produced by
Cost
$18 for 2 20oz bottles at 2 Vets BBQ
Ingredients
Sugar, Cider Vinegar, Water, Ground Chipotle Pepper, Salt, Apple Juice, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Corn Syrup, Caramel Color, Potassium Sorbate
Color
Dark Brown
Meatwave Rating
610
out of 10
Above Average
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Apple-Chipotle Glaze of Glory challenges barbecue norms with its unique delivery of a sweet, fruity heat that veers from the standard tomato and molasses combo to create a sauce that stands out in a crowd.

Thu Apr 21, 2016

Sauced: Big Julie's Bold and Sassy BBQ Sauce & Giveaway

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Big Julie's Bold & Sassy BBQ Sauce

Sauce Stats

Name
Big Julie's Bold and Sassy BBQ Sauce
Produced by
Cost
$6.99 for 16oz at Shaffer's BBQ
Ingredients
Tomato Ketchup, Cider Vinegar, Robust Unsulfured Molasses, Sugar, Cabernet Sauvignon Wine, Lemon Juice, Hot Sauce, Salt, Spices, Worcestershire Sauce, Water, Garlic Salt, Poultry Seasoning
Color
Maroon
Meatwave Rating
810
out of 10
Approaching Greatness
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With a well spiced tangy profile that gains extra sweetness over the fire, Big Julie's Bold and Sassy BBQ Sauce is built to do right by you in many different applications.

Thu Apr 7, 2016

Sauced: Chili Bill's BBQ Sauce Mop & Marinade

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Chili Bill's BBQ Sauce Mop & Marinade

Sauce Stats

Name
Chili Bill's BBQ Sauce Mop & Marinade
Produced by
Cost
$5.99 for 13oz at chilibills.com
Ingredients
Tomato Juice, Tomato Concentrate, Vinegar, Brown Sugar, Cabernet Wine, Canola Oil, Spices, Natural Flavors, Salt, Horseradish, Dry Mustard
Color
Rusty Red
Meatwave Rating
710
out of 10
Pretty Damn Good
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A chili forward flavor profile embeds this sauce with a complex earthy heat that's paired with a heavy tomato base that have just a hint of sweetness.

Thu Mar 24, 2016

Sauced: Mild Alaskan Umami Sauce

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Mild Alaskan Umami Sauce

Sauce Stats

Name
Mild Alaskan Umami Sauce
Produced by
Cost
$13.95 for 16oz at Sweet & Spicy Sauces
Ingredients
Brown Sugar, Cayenne Pepper Sauce, Vinegar, Minced Garlic, Pure Sesame Oil, Unsulphured Molasses, Granulated Garlic, Granulated Onion, Pepper, and Sea Salt
Color
Dark Reddish-Brown
Meatwave Rating
710
out of 10
Pretty Damn Good
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An excellent sweet, tangy, spicy, and savory flavor out of the jar would make this sauce a perfect choice to glaze a batch of wings.

Thu Mar 10, 2016

Sauced: Wildcard Sauces The Spectre

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Wildcard Sauces The Spectre

Sauce Stats

Name
The Spectre
Produced by
Cost
$7.95 for 15oz at Wildcard Sauces
Ingredients
Ketchup, Honey, Sugar, Water, Apple Cider Vinegar, Worcestershire Sauce, Soy Sauce, Paprika, Lemon Juice, Olive Oil, Salt, Ancho Powder, Chipotle Chile Powder, Spices, Garlic Powder, Habanero Powder, Bhut Jolokia Powder, Cayenne Powder, Red Pepper Flakes
Color
Maroon
Meatwave Rating
910
out of 10
Doesn't Get Much Better Than This
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Multiple varieties of chilies give this extreme heat barbecue sauce an excellent earthy, smoky depth most pepper-focused sauces lack.