[Food Review] "Frank's RedHot Sauce"
Posted by tim in It wouldn't fit in any other category... on May 22, 2006

Okay, when you think of hot sauce, what first comes to mind? If you're like most people, you think of fire trucks racing towards your mouth, directly after consuming the stuff. Well, this hot sauce is different.

A few weeks ago, I felt the urge to buy a bottle of "Frank's RedHot Original Cayenne Pepper Sauce". I figured it would be the right thing to give pizza, hamburgers, etc., that extra "kick" it needed. Turns out, I was wrong.

Round 1, I used the stuff on several pieces of "Thin Crust Supreme" from Pizza Hut. About half a pizza later, I had 3/4 of a bottle of hot sauce, no "hot" sensation in my mouth, and just this weird aftertaste.

Round 2, I used the stuff on some hamburgers that were cooked on the grill... WHERE THE HECK IS THE FLAVOR AND SPICYNESS?!

The stuff, by itself, has a decent flavor, but it's just not spicy. If the "spicy" control could be cranked up about 2 points while maintaining the same flavor, I would be a happy camper. For now, I'm going to rip the lid off the bottle and drink it like beer.


I don't mind Frank's. My favorites are the 3/$1.00 bottles you can get from Dollar General as well as the "Louisiana Hot Sauce" (the one that says, "just one drop does it" on the front) you can get from Wal-Mart and the like. Neither are necessarily hot, but all have great flavor.

Seems that most of the Louisiana styles aren't really that hot. Chipotle is usually hotter but is nasty, and by the time you have some other stuff like Indian or Chinese ones your mouth had better be prepared for a full-on assault.

  • Posted by Dustin (Guest) on May 22, 2006 at 07:27:39PM

i prefer the tobasco brand chipotle hotsauce

its just really really really good.

  • Posted by macguy (Guest) on May 23, 2006 at 12:00:00AM

Spiciness. :P

  • Posted by Spelling Police (Guest) on May 23, 2006 at 10:20:02AM

ill sohw j00 speye-cee!!!

  • Posted by teh-unspel pohleece (Guest) on May 23, 2006 at 02:58:07PM

I've got your spey-cee right here, buddy.

  • Posted by Spelling Police (Guest) on May 24, 2006 at 09:14:27AM
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