When looking for the best hot sauce you need to consider what you will be using the hot sauce for. Hot chili pepper sauce comes in a variety of styles from thick to thin sauce, rubs for meat and even dessert hot sauces blended with chocolate and habanero peppers.
There are as many definitions for hot sauce as there are makers of hot sauce. However, hot sauce is basically a spicy sauce that contains some type of hot chili pepper.
The above are the best hot sauce types although there are hundreds of recipe variations.
Not all the well-known brands of sauce made it into the top selling hot sauce lists for 2010. Dave’s and Franks Hot Sauce did make it into the best hot sauce selling list.
In a recent customer rating review Bucky Goldstein's Hot Sauce,Baron West Indian Hot Sauce and Frank's Red Hot Cayenne Pepper Sauce scored in the top three for the top selling hot sauce brands.
When looking to buy hot sauce for heat, especially one that is sure to make you break into a sweat, consider one of these award winning hot sauce brands.
When looking for a hot sauce, keep in mind some hot sauces are created for heat while others are made with flavor in mind. Each brand of sauce will have a special flavor due to ingredients including pepper types, vinegar, tomato or citrus. Mexican type hot sauces use peppers and little or no vinegar, while Louisiana type sauce uses vinegar and occasionally sugar to impart a special flavor. Thai hot sauce has many unique flavors, blending garlic with chili’s and peppercorns, citrus or sugar give these types of hot sauces flavor or heat.
Choosing the best hot sauce may need to be a choice that is made considering the recipe or food it will be used on, instead of whether it’s the best-selling hot sauce. Chocolate may be great on ice cream, but it may not be as tasty used in barbecue sauce.