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Tue Aug 23, 2016

Sauced: Sam Dillard's Bar-B-Q

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Sam Dillard's Bar-B-Q Sauce

Sauce Stats

Name
Sam Dillard's Bar-B-Q Sauce
Produced by
Dillard's Bar-B-Q
Cost
$4.99 for 16oz from The Kansas City BBQ Store
Ingredients
Water, Vinegar, Tomato Concentrate, Sorn Syrup, Spices, Salt, Onion Powder, Xanthan Gum, Turmeric, Natural Flavors
Color
Yellow-Orange
Meatwave Rating
610
out of 10
Above Average
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A heavy does of turmeric gives this Carolina-style vinegar sauce a mustard-y tilt that's best enjoyed out of the jar where a littler sweetness and nice hit of heat give the sauce a really unique character.

Tue Aug 9, 2016

Sauced: Shaffer's Tangy Virginia BBQ Sauce & Giveaway

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Shaffer's Tangy Virginia BBQ Sauce

Sauce Stats

Name
Shaffer's Tangy Virginia BBQ Sauce
Produced by
Cost
$6.99 for 16oz at Shaffer's BBQ
Ingredients
Tomato Ketchup, Cider Vinegar, Sugar, Salt, Hot Sauce, Spices
Color
Bright rusty orange
Meatwave Rating
710
out of 10
Pretty Damn Good
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A tangy vinegar sauce with just enough ketchup, sugar, and pepper to give it a slightly sweet and spicy, crowd-pleasing flavor.

Tue Jul 26, 2016

Sauced: Q Sauce Hot Zing

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Q Sauce Hot Zing

Sauce Stats

Name
Q Sauce Hot Zing
Produced by
Cost
$6.00 for 18oz at the Q Barbeque Store
Ingredients
Water, Tomato Paste, Brown Sugar, Corn Syrup, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Molasses, White Distilled Vinegar, Worcestershire Sauce, Salt, Chipotle Paste, Natural Smoke Flavor, Spice Blend, Tricalcium Phosphate, Chili Powder, Sodium Benzoate, Caramel Color, Capsicum, Ground Red Pepper, Soybean Oil, Mixed tTocopherols, Natural Flavoring, Onion Powder, Ground Black Pepper, Paprika, Garlic Powder
Color
Dark Maroon
Meatwave Rating
710
out of 10
Pretty Damn Good
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Q Sauce Hot Zing delivers a nice earthy, smoky heat against a common tart molasses and tomato barbecue profile.

Tue Jul 12, 2016

Sauced: Bare Bones BBQ Southern Sweet BBQ Sauce & Giveaway

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Bare Bones BBQ Southern Sweet BBQ Sauce

Sauce Stats

Name
Bare Bones BBQ Southern Sweet BBQ Sauce
Produced by
Cost
$4.99 for 18oz by contacting Bare Bones BBQ
Ingredients
Sugar, Ketchup, Water, Molasses, Cider Vinegar, Worcestershire Sauce, Vanilla Extract, Garlic Powder, Chili Powder, Black Pepper, Cayenne Pepper
Color
Dark Maroon
Meatwave Rating
610
out of 10
Above Average
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Sugary sweet, but with enough barbecue backing and quality ingredients to give it character, Bare Bones Southern Sweet is likely a crowdpleaser.

Tue Jun 14, 2016

Sauced: Heinz BBQ Sauce Memphis Sweet & Spicy

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Heinz Memphis Sweet & Spicy BBQ Sauce

Sauce Stats

Name
Heinz BBQ Sauce Memphis Sweet & Spicy
Produced by
Cost
Approximately $2.19 at your local grocery
Ingredients
Water, Dark Brown Sugar, Cane Sugar, Tomato Paste, Distilled White Vinegar, Apple Cider Vinegar, Blackstrap Molasses, Salt, Spice, Cornstarch, Dehydrated Onion, Mustard Seed, Natural Smoke Flavor, Paprika, Xanathan Gum, Natural Flavor, Anchovies, Onions, Garlic Powder, Garlic Tamarind Concentrate, Natural Extractive of Paprika
Color
Maroon
Meatwave Rating
610
out of 10
Above Average
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A Heinz product developed by Memphis's Dan Brown from Leonard's Pit Barbeque, this sauce brings a great robust—yet balanced—sweet, spicy, and tangy flavor.