Today, we’re diving into another fiery gem from our friends up North – the Habanero & Mango hot sauce by The Hot Sauce Co. Nestled in the heart of London, Ontario, these guys have been knocking our taste buds out of the park, and it’s my third time reviewing their liquid gold.
Imagine the perfect blend of tangy salsa, fiery habanero, and sweet mangoes, with a whisper of cumin to tie it all together. Trust me, it’s not just another hot sauce; it’s a flavor bomb waiting to explode. Let’s get into it and see what this bad boy brings to the table.
Introducing: Habanero & Mango Hot Sauce from The Hot Sauce Co.
The Hot Sauce Co., located in London, Ontario, is all about crafting hot sauces that pack a flavorful punch with the freshest ingredients. With a vision deeply rooted in quality and a small-batch, in-house bottling process, they’re on a mission to prove that heat and flavor can be best buds.
Their Habanero & Mango sauce is a testament to this philosophy. A delicious concoction of salsa, cumin, habaneros, and mango, it’s perfect for anyone looking to add a bit of kick to their meals.
Inspired by iconic figures like Hunter S. Thompson and Anthony Bourdain, the founder, Jesse Long, aims to bring something truly unique to the hot sauce game.
Priced at $15CAD, this sauce isn’t just any condiment; it’s a blend that hits close to home with its Moneymore salsa base, a recipe cherished and shared among friends. Perfect for dishes south of the border or as a versatile hot sauce for any meal. For more about their story and products, check out their website
Ingredients: Moneymore salsa (Roma tomato, Habanero, Onion, Garlic, Spices, Salt), Habanero, Mango, Onion, Garlic, Vinegar, Water, Spices, Sugars (Raw Cane)
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The Habanero & Mango sauce from The Hot Sauce Co. knows how to make an entrance. Packaged in a 200mL flask-style bottle, this sauce gives you more bang for your $15CAD.
The front label sports a minimal sketch-style graphic that’s all class, while the back label keeps it informative with the essentials like ingredients and nutritional info.
But the real showstopper? The sauce itself. A vibrant, rusty orange hue with specks of seeds and ingredients that promise a flavor explosion. Its consistency is just right – not too thin, not too thick, perfect for clinging onto your favorite foods. It’s like this sauce is visually nudging you, saying, “Go on, give me a try.” And believe me, you’ll want to dive in at first glance.
When you crack open a bottle of The Hot Sauce Co.’s Habanero & Mango sauce, the first thing that hits you is the warm, earthy aroma of cumin. It feels like a warm welcome, setting the stage for the tangy vinegar and fiery habanero peppers to come dancing through.
Then there’s the subtle whisper of mango – just enough to pique your interest without overpowering the mix.
The blend of cumin, tomato, habaneros, and garlic makes for a savoury, slightly sweet, and utterly inviting scent that’ll have you eager to taste.
Taste and Flavour
The Habanero & Mango hot sauce from The Hot Sauce Co. defies expectations with its flavor profile. Surprisingly, it unveils a delicious cumin and roma tomato foundation, setting a savory stage before introducing the heat and zest of habaneros and garlic.
This combination conjures up memories of a spiced, creamy tomato soup, elevated with a significant cumin twist. The sauce strikes a perfect balance, with just enough vinegar to add a zesty tingle without overwhelming the palate.
The mango contributes a tropical sweetness, creating a perfect backdrop for the habaneros’ fiery punch, making the sauce not just flavorful but an experience of well-rounded heat and taste.
The heat level of The Hot Sauce Co.’s Habanero & Mango packs a punch but is still approachable, earning a 3 out of 10 on my personal heat scale.
It’s the kind of heat that zings your tongue and lips, leaving a lingering warmth without pushing you into sweat or sniffles territory. It’s a sharp, memorable heat that complements the sauce’s rich flavor, making it a delight for those who appreciate a bit of fire without the fear of being overwhelmed.
Perfect for adding a kick to your meals without dominating the dish.
Conclusion: Overall Thoughts
Wrapping up, The Hot Sauce Co.’s Habanero & Mango sauce was a hit in my books. Its flavor is spot-on, with a mild heat level that’s perfect for a wide audience.
The salsa base and cumin not only tasted amazing but also smelled fantastic, sparking my curiosity about their Moneymore salsa. The habaneros add just the right amount of kick, offering a genuine heat experience without overpowering.
If you’re in search of a salsa-flavored hot sauce for your tacos and nachos, look no further. Even those who shy away from spicy foods will find this sauce enjoyable!
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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