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Tue Jan 21, 2020

Sauced: Tillman's Barbecue Competition Brew

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Tillman's Competition Brew

Sauce Stats

Name
Tillman's Barbecue Competition Brew
Produced by
Cost
$6.99 for 22.7oz at Tillman's Barbecue
Ingredients
Brown Sugar, Ketchup, Apple Cider Vinegar, Honey, Sugar, Salt, Worcestershire Sauce, Spice, Paprika, Black Pepper
Color
Dark Maroon
Meatwave Rating
810
out of 10
Approaching Greatness
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A competition approved sweet profile gets a lot of depth by way of Worcestershire along with a mellow heat and tang to create an overall crowd-pleasing flavor.

Tue Jan 7, 2020

Sauced: Kosmos Q Cherry Habanero

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Kosmos Q Cherry Habanero BBQ Sauce

Sauce Stats

Name
Kosmos Q Cherry Habanero Barbecue Sauce
Produced by
Cost
$9.95 for 15.5oz at Kosmo's Q
Ingredients
Cane Sugar, Water, Distilled Vinegar, Molasses, Tomato Paste, Tart Cherries, Cherry Juice Concentrate, Salt, Honey, Habanero Mash, Onion Powder, Granulated Garlic, Natural Smoke Flavor, Chili Powder, Tamarind Concentrate, Natural Flavor, Vanilla Extract
Color
Maroon
Meatwave Rating
910
out of 10
Doesn't Get Much Better Than This
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Adding an additional fruity layer by way of cherry and extra heat via habaneros, this competition-based sauce levels up from its peers and delivers a versatile and crowd-pleasing flavor.

Tue Dec 24, 2019

Sauced: Firebug Grilling Sauce Hot

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Firebug Grilling Sauce Hot

Sauce Stats

Name
Firebug Grilling Sauce Hot
Produced by
Firebug BBQ, LLC
Cost
$5.99 of 18oz at The Kansas City BBQ Store
Ingredients
Ketchup, Brown Sugar, Raw Sugar, Sorghum Syrup, Molasses, Onions, Raspberries, Blackberries, Water, Yellow Mustard, Apple Cider Vinegar, Honey, Guajillo Chile Peppers, Arbol Chile Powder, Cayenne Pepper, Habanero Pepper, & Spices
Color
Reddish-brown
Meatwave Rating
810
out of 10
Approaching Greatness
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A myriad of peppers certainly delivers the heat in this sauce, but you also can taste all of their earthy, fruity, and smoky nuances to make this a hot barbecue sauce that stands out from the rest.

Tue Dec 10, 2019

Sauced: Tim & Todd's Excellent Barbeque Sauce

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Tim & Todd's Excellent Barbeque Sauce

Sauce Stats

Name
Tim & Todd's Excellent Barbeque Sauce
Produced by
Tim & Todd's LP
Cost
$5.99 for 21oz at The Kansas City BBQ Store
Ingredients
Cane Sugar, Water, Tomato Paste, Distilled Vinegar, Molasses, Salt, Natural Smoke Flavor, Tamarind Concentrate, Spices, Onion Powder, Garlic Powder, Dried Onion, Dried Garlic
Color
Maroon
Meatwave Rating
810
out of 10
Approaching Greatness
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Delivering a high quality, well balanced, and full bodied barbecue flavor, Tim & Todd's will do right in making your grilled and smoked meats taste excellent.

Tue Nov 26, 2019

Sauced: Carolina Reaper BBQ Sauce

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Carolina Reaper BBQ Sauce

Sauce Stats

Name
Pain is Good Carolina Reaper BBQ Sauce
Produced by
Cost
$4.99 for 14oz at The Kansas City BBQ Store
Ingredients
Water, Cane Sugar, Tomato Paste, Vinegar, Apple Cider Vinegar, Spices, Salt, Molasses, Orange Juice Concentrate, Yellow Mustard, Carolina Reaper Mash, Tamarind Concentrate, Garlic, Onion Powder, Garlic Powder, Natural Smoke Flavor, Reaper Powder
Color
Maroon
Meatwave Rating
710
out of 10
Pretty Damn Good
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Making good on the power of Carolina reapers, this sauce delivers on a heat that will leave your tongue and lips burning.