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Tue Jul 11, 2017

Sauced: Mike D's Spicy BBQ Sauce

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Mike D's Spicy BBQ Sauce

Sauce Stats

Name
Mike D's Spicy BBQ Sauce
Produced by
Cost
$5.00 for 16oz at Mike D's BBQ
Ingredients
Ketchup, Honey, Worcestershire Sauce, Hot Sauce, Light Brown Sugar, Apple Juice, Onion, Apple Cider Vinegar, Prepared Mustard, Liquid Smoke, Spice and Coloring, Salt, Honey Powder, Garlic Powder, Chili-lime Powder, Chili Pepper, Cayenne Pepper, Onion Powder, Italian Seasoning, Black Pepper, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate
Color
Rusty orange
Meatwave Rating
810
out of 10
Approaching Greatness
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A bright and balance mixture of tomato, vinegar, and honey start this sauce off right, but it's the waves of spices and subsequent heat that really make it something special.

Tue Jun 27, 2017

Sauced: Kingsford Honey Jalapeño Mesquite

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Kingsford Honey Jalapeño Mesquite

Sauce Stats

Name
Kingsford Honey Jalapeño Mesquite
Produced by
Cost
Approximately $2.98 for 18oz at your local grocery
Ingredients
Tomato Puree, Sugar, Molasses, Vinegar, Honey, Natural Mesquite Smoke Flavor, Salt, Cayenne Red Peppers, Spices, Dried Jalapeño, Dried Onion, Dried Garlic, Natural Flavor, Turmeric, Paprika Extracts
Color
Maroon
Meatwave Rating
710
out of 10
Pretty Damn Good
More Sauce Reviews

Kingsford Mesquite delivers on the strong smokiness you would expect from its name, but also brings along a very good balance of sweetness, tang, and heat to form a bold profile that's more balanced and nuanced than the standard supermarket sauce.

Tue Jun 13, 2017

Sauced: Old Mule Original (Half Kick)

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Old Mule

Sauce Stats

Name
Old Mule Original (Half Kick)
Produced by
Cost
$5.50 for 18oz at Old Mule
Ingredients
Tomato Paste, Vinegars, Water, Brown Sugar, Corn Syrup, Worcestershire Sauce, Salt, Black Pepper, Onion Powder, Spices, and Natural Flavors
Color
Maroon
Meatwave Rating
710
out of 10
Pretty Damn Good
More Sauce Reviews

A hearty amount of Worcestershire sauce gives Old Mule an extra savory and complex flavor whose uniqueness is a boon both on and off the grill.

Tue May 30, 2017

Sauced: Wildcard Sauces Gold Rush

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Wildcard Sauces Gold Rush

Sauce Stats

Name
Gold Rush
Produced by
Cost
$6.95 for 15oz at Wildcard Sauces
Ingredients
Ketchup, Honey, Sugar, Water, Worcestershire Sauce, Soy Sauce, Paprika, Cocoa Powder, Lemon Juice, Olive Oil, Salt, Ancho Paste, Chipotle Chile Powder, Spices Garlic Powder, Cayenne Powder, Red Pepper Flakes
Color
Maroon
Meatwave Rating
810
out of 10
Approaching Greatness
More Sauce Reviews

Treading familiar sweet and spicy territory, but with flavor components that make it wholly unique, Wildcard Sauces Gold Rush stands out as an excellent all-purpose barbecue sauce choice among a crowded field.

Tue May 16, 2017

Sauced: Cowboy Prairie Fire & Giveaway

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Cowby Prairie Fire

Sauce Stats

Name
Cowboy Brand Prairie Fire Hot and Spicy Barbecue Sauce
Produced by
Cost
$15 for 3 18oz bottles from Duraflame
Ingredients
Tomato Puree, Cane Sugar, Brown Sugar, Water, Vinegar, Molasses, Apple Juice, Worcestershire Sauce, Salt, Natural Smoke Flavor, Spice, Citric Acid, Garlic Powder, Chili Powder, Natural Flavor.
Color
Dark maroon
Meatwave Rating
710
out of 10
Pretty Damn Good
More Sauce Reviews

A familiar bold sweet, tangy, and spicy barbecue flavor profile sets itself out from the pack with its clean, unprocessed flavors.