Review: Uncle Brutha’s Gourmet Fire Sauce No. 10
Ingredients: Habanero, red and green jalapeno, serrano chiles, garlic, vinegar, vegetable juice, natural flavors, salt, food starch, spices.
Appearance: This sauce presents very nicely. It has a deep red color, and bits of pepper and seed stand out readily.
Smell: Hmmm, I think the “spices” might include some sort of mesquite smoke flavoring. This sauce has a very heavy scent (and flavor) of liquid smoke. Not bad or overpowering, just not what I was expecting, considering the ingredient list. The garlic comes second, like an old friend you haven’t spoken to in a while, who calls you all of a sudden on a Sunday afternoon. Very nice!
Taste: As you probably know if you’ve read my reviews, I like a natural sauce. I’m not big on the extract sauces, and prefer flavor over fire any day. That being said, this sauce delivers on the flavor in a great way. As the scent forewarned, this sauce is a little barbecue-y, but in a good way! The mesquite flavor hits first, making this sauce great for ribs or chicken. Then comes the fire – it comes on quickly and stays for a while. It’s not hot hot by any means, but it does have enough to make your taste buds sit up and take notice.
Conclusion: This sauce has a really good flavor and just enough smolder to last through a meal. Congrats, Uncle Brutha, on a fine sauce, and a ready addition to any backyard grilling session!
4.1 out of 5!
Uncle Brutha’s Gourmet Hot Sauce
4423 Lehigh Road, Suite 223
College Park, MD 20740