2020 3rd Place “Extra Hot” Category – Old Boney Mountain Hot Summer Night
The first hot sauce we ever made was a thick, mostly pepper sauce and it was awful. Too hot, no flavor, could melt a hole in granite etc. This is a throwback to that sauce because it’s still got a ton of peppers in there, but now it is tasty and a little less likely to burn a hole in your linens.
If you’ve followed us for a while you know we enjoy peppers-first sauces (similar to our Serrano Garlic sauce) and this continues that trend. The bottle is half full of scorpion peppers and the rest is just a vessel to allow you to get it onto your foods. Ratios are important and we feel like we nailed it with this one.
You’ll notice it’s an 8/7 on our heat scale. When we made the scale, we intentionally stopped at 7 so you’d know anything above that was super hot! This one is true to that for most, though some are likely to become addicted to the pepper flavor and the scorching heat.
We especially love this one on bratwursts and in mac and cheese, but you can try it on just about everything.
Pro tip, if you don’t like how little comes out, you can always remove the reducer (the little plastic piece on top).