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Tue Nov 29, 2016

Sauced: Heinz Texas BBQ Sauce

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Heinz Texas BBQ Sauce

Sauce Stats

Name
Heinz Texas Style Bold and Style BBQ Sauce
Produced by
Cost
Approximately $2.19 for 19.5oz at your local grocery
Ingredients
Distilled White Vinegar, Tomato Paste, Water, Cane Sugar, Dark Brown Sugar, Salt, Blackstrap Molasses, Lemon Juice Concentrate, Spices, Corn Starch, Natural Flavors, Onion Powder, Garlic Powder, Paprika, Natural Smoke Flavor, Mustard Seed, Tamarind Concentrate, Xanthan Gum, Anchovies, Onions, Garlic, Turmeric, Natural Extractive of Paprika
Color
Maroon
Meatwave Rating
410
out of 10
Just OK
More Sauce Reviews

This sauce makes good on its bold promise, but that comes at the expense of a balance between some of the other more nuanced flavors that don't get a chance to make their mark.

Tue Nov 15, 2016

Sauced: Joe Joe's Hog Shack Carolina Sauce & Giveaway

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Joe Joe's Hog Shack Carolina Sauce

Sauce Stats

Name
Joe Joe's Hog Shack Carolina Sauce
Produced by
Cost
$6 for 12oz at Joe Joe's Hog Shack
Ingredients
Ketchup, Apple Cider Vinegar, Worcestershire Sauce, Sugar, Prepared Mustard, Hot Sauce, Lemon Juice, Garlic Powder, Spices, Chili Pepper
Color
Bright Orange
Meatwave Rating
510
out of 10
Middle of the Road
More Sauce Reviews

A base of sweet tomato gives this vinegar sauce a balance that lessens the extreme tartness and heat that defines the average Carolina-style sauce.

Tue Nov 1, 2016

Sauced: Q Sauce Sa-weet

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Q Sauce Sa-weet

Sauce Stats

Name
Q Sauce Sa-weet
Produced by
Cost
$6.00 for 18oz at the Q Barbeque Store
Ingredients
Ketchup, Brown Sugar, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Granulated Sugar, Distilled Vinegar, Water, Apple Cider Vinegar, Corn Syrup, Worcestershire Sauce, Hydrogenized Vegetable Protein, Spice Blend, Chili Powder, Mustard Flour, Salt, Black Pepper, Ground Red Pepper, Onion Powder, Garlic Powder, Ground Allspice, Sodium Benzoate
Color
Dark Maroon
Meatwave Rating
910
out of 10
Doesn't Get Much Better Than This
More Sauce Reviews

An extremely well balanced play between sweet, fruity, tart, and spicy that exists out of the jar and after being grilled puts Q Sauce Sa-weet in the top ranks of best all-purpose barbecue sauces.

Tue Oct 4, 2016

Sauced: Swanky Sauce Mild

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Swanky Sauce Honey Mild

Sauce Stats

Name
Swanky Sauce Mild
Produced by
Cost
$14.00 for 12oz at Swanky Sauce
Ingredients
Tomato Concentrate, Water, Tomatoes, Honey, Dark Brown Sugar, White Onion, Vinegar, Molasses, Garlic, Mustard, Chipotle Peppers, Onion Powder, Salt, and Natural Spices
Color
Rusty Orange
Meatwave Rating
810
out of 10
Approaching Greatness
More Sauce Reviews

Quality ingredients and great progression of flavors that include sweet, fruity, tangy, earthy, and spicy makes Swanky Sauce Mild Honey a great choice to handle almost any of your grilling or barbecue needs.

Tue Sep 20, 2016

Sauced: Heinz Carolina BBQ Sauce

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Heinz Carolina BBQ Sauce

Sauce Stats

Name
Heinz Carolina Vinegar Style Tangy BBQ Sauce
Produced by
Cost
Approximately $2.19 at your local grocery
Ingredients
Distilled White Vinegar, Apple Cider Vinegar, Tomato Paste, Dark Brown Sugar, Cane Sugar, Water, Salt, Spices, Corn Starch, Xantham Gum, Mustard Seed, Garlic Powder, Paprika, Natural Flavors, Natural Smoke Flavor, Turmeric
Color
Rusty Orange
Meatwave Rating
510
out of 10
Middle of the Road
More Sauce Reviews

A tomato base is given a hearty portion vinegar and pepper to give this sauce a tangy North Carolina-tilt.