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Tue Apr 3, 2018

Sauced: Jim Quessenberry's Sauce Beautiful Gold BBQ Sauce

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Jim Quessenberry's Sauce Beautiful Gold BBQ Sauce

Sauce Stats

Name
Jim Quessenberry's Sauce Beautiful Gold BBQ Sauce
Produced by
Cost
$5.95 for 15oz from Jim Quessenberry
Ingredients
Tomato Concentrate from Vine Ripened Tomatoes, Brown Sugar, Worcestershire Sauce, Soy Sauce, Cider Vinegar, Corn Syrup, Mustard, Spices, Salt, Xantham Gum, Natural Flavors
Color
Yellow-brown
Meatwave Rating
710
out of 10
Pretty Damn Good
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A standard barbecue sauce base gets a heavy dose of mustard to create a flavor that's incredibly robust and complex, taking things a step further than your average mustard-based sauce.

Tue Mar 20, 2018

Sauced: Lewis Hatch Green Chili Barbecue Sauce

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Lewis Barbecue Hatch Green Chili Barbecue Sauce

Sauce Stats

Name
Hatch Green Chili Barbecue Sauce
Produced by
Cost
$8.95 for 8.5oz at Lewis Barbecue (in store)
Ingredients
Vinegar, Brown Sugar, Canola Oil, Chili Peppers, Water, Mustard, Lime Juice from Concentrate, Salt, Chicken Bouillon, Chicken Fat, Natural Flavor, Maltodextrin Silicon Dioxide, Dehydrated Parsley, Spices, Xanthan Gum, Green Food Coloring, Granulated Garlic
Color
Green
Meatwave Rating
810
out of 10
Approaching Greatness
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Barbecue sauce goes green in this unique specimen coming out of Charleston, by way of Austin.

Tue Mar 6, 2018

Sauced: 17th Street Little Kick

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17th Street Little Kick

Sauce Stats

Name
17th Street Barbecue Sauce: Little Kick
Produced by
Cost
$18 for 3 18oz bottles at 17th Street Barbecue
Ingredients
Ketchup, Mustard, Apple Cider Vinegar, Sugar, Brown Sugar, Canola Oil, Worcestershire Sauce, Lemon Juice, Water, Natural Spices
Color
Rusty Orange
Meatwave Rating
810
out of 10
Approaching Greatness
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A blending of mustard, ketchup, and vinegar come together in a strong and harmonious balance that's equally unique and delicious.

Tue Feb 20, 2018

Sauced: Slap's BBQ Slap Sauce

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Slap's BBQ Sauce

Sauce Stats

Name
Slap Sauce
Produced by
Cost
$6.99 for 16.5oz at The Kansas City BBQ Store
Ingredients
Cane Sugar, Water, Molasses, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Honey, Apple Cider Vinegar, Tomato Paste, Vinegar, Salt, Spices, Chili Powder, Onion Powder, Garlic Powder, Caramel Coloring, Tamarind Concentrate
Color
Maroon
Meatwave Rating
610
out of 10
Above Average
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This KC and competition style sauce does sweet right—with layers of sugars balanced by vinegar, tomato, and a simple, yet effective, mix of spices.

Tue Feb 6, 2018

Sauced: Dr Smoke's BBQ Butter

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Dr. Smoke's BBQ Butter

Sauce Stats

Name
Dr Smoke's BBQ Butter
Produced by
Cost
$6.99 for 18.5oz from The Kansas City BBQ Store
Ingredients
Water, Cane Sugar, Molasses, Tomato Paste, Vinger, Garlic, Salt, Spices, Lemon Juice Concentrate, Tamarind Concentrate, Onion Powder, Chipotle Pepper Mash, Tapioca Starch, Garlic Powder
Color
Dark Brown
Meatwave Rating
710
out of 10
Pretty Damn Good
More Sauce Reviews

A mix of tomato, tamarind, and vinegar create a unique acidic stamp to this sweet and spicy sauce that delivers an excellent robust barbecue flavor.