Hey everyone, today we’re checking out something special from London, Ontario – the Scorpion Sriracha by The Hot Sauce Co. This isn’t just another sriracha sauce.
Imagine the best sriracha you’ve ever had, then add a kick of scorpion and serrano peppers. I’ve tried a lot of hot sauces, but this one really hits differently. It’s got that classic sriracha taste we all love, with a scorpion pepper punch that takes it to another level.
If you’re into spicing things up with a true Canadian twist, you’ve got to give this a try.
Introducing: Scorpion Sriracha by The Hot Sauce Co.
The Hot Sauce Co., hailing from London, Ontario, brings a diverse range of hot sauces to the table. Their mission? To deliver top-notch sauces using small batch production and in-house bottling. It’s all about keeping things high-quality and authentic.
They’re not just making sauces; they’re crafting experiences for every spice lover out there. Each bottle they produce is a testament to their dedication to quality and flavor.
Moving on to their Scorpion Sriracha sauce, it’s a fiery twist on the classic Sriracha. Made with fermented serrano peppers and fresh scorpion peppers, it keeps things straightforward yet impactful.
The sauce combines garlic, water, vinegar, salt, and some secret spices, resulting in an incredible flavor profile. The peppers lead the charge, with garlic adding a nice aromatic touch. The scent alone is appetizing, setting the stage for an unforgettable taste experience.
Manufacturer: The Hot Sauce Co.
Made In: Ontario
Heat Rating: 7/10
Price Range: $17
Ingredients: Fermented Serrano Peppers, Water, Vinegar, Garlic, Scorpion Peppers, Sugars (cane sugar), Spices
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Scorpion Sriracha from The Hot Sauce Co. really stands out with its unique presentation. Ditching the typical 150mL woozy bottle, it comes in a 200mL flask-style bottle that screams craft and small-batch quality.
The branding is spot-on with its circle label, minimalistic in black and white, avoiding flashy colors.
This design choice lets the vibrant orange/red color of the sauce, speckled with pepper seeds, shine through the clear glass. The back label holds all the essential info, while the front remains simple, enhancing the sauce’s visual appeal. It’s slightly chunky yet flows smoothly – a real eye-catcher on any shelf.
The aroma of Scorpion Sriracha is a real game-changer. It’s warm, tingly, and so inviting that you just can’t ignore it. The first thing that hits you is the scent of those fermented serranos, bringing a depth that’s both spicy and complex.
Then there’s that subtle tang from the vinegar, adding a nice edge. But what really steals the show is the fresh scent of the scorpion peppers.
Scorpions have a unique, appealing aroma, and I’m stoked that it’s front and center in this sauce. It’s not just a hot sauce; it’s an olfactory experience that beckons you to give it a try.
Taste and Flavour
This Scorpion Sriracha is just incredible in taste.
When it hits your tongue, it’s almost like it fizzes, bringing a unique sensation. There’s a hint of sweetness, which perfectly balances the robust flavor of aged peppers. The standout is undoubtedly the scorpion peppers – they add a tropical twist, infusing that distinct Chinense flavor into the mix.
Texture-wise, it’s quite intriguing with bits of seeds adding crunch. Now, it’s a blast on food, but tasting it straight from the spoon can pack a serious punch. The secret spices? They’re subtle but blend seamlessly with the peppers and garlic, creating an unforgettable taste.
Woo my favourite part!
Alright, let’s dive a bit deeper into the heat level of this Scorpion Sriracha. Sitting here, I can feel the sweat building up on my cheeks and along my hairline. That’s a testament to its power, earning a fiery 7 out of 10 on my personal heat scale.
The scorpion peppers in this sauce deliver a sharp and intense heat, yet it’s surprisingly manageable. The sensation isn’t just a fleeting burn; it’s a full experience. You’ll feel the heat linger on the sides of your tongue and your lips, a clear sign of its potency. My cheeks aren’t the only thing sweating – my hairline’s getting a workout too, and let’s not forget the runny nose.
This is what scorpion peppers are all about – a heat that’s not just about the burn, but about enjoying the ride. The Scorpion Sriracha captures this perfectly, offering a heat level that’s challenging yet genuinely enjoyable.
Conclusion: Overall Thoughts
I’ve got to say, I absolutely loved this Scorpion Sriracha. It’s a bummer they might not be making it anymore, or it’s sold out for the season, but this sauce was a winner.
The flavor is spot on, with those fermented peppers really elevating it. The best part? It stays true to that distinct Scorpion pepper taste. The heat level is just perfect, giving me a good capsaicin kick every time. And for the amount you get, the price feels fair.
Definitely a must-try for Sriracha fans looking for an extra heat kick. If you come across it, don’t hesitate to pick it up – you won’t be disappointed.
Please remember that taste is subjective and everyone will experience hot sauce uniquely. These reviews contain my own thoughts and opinions. If you think you’ll enjoy a hot sauce then you should definitely try it out.
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