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Best Bottled Wing Sauce

ChickenBrocandZiti Jun 12, 2007 02:01 PM

What do you all think is the best brand of bottled hot wing sauce?

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    Candlewizard Jun 18, 2010 12:38 PM

    I have tried just about all of them. The best by FAR is the Budweiser Hot Wing sauce. It is pretty hot with an absolutely AMAZING flavor. It is head and shoulders above Franks, or Tx Pete. It has a zesty flavor on several levels. In second place are the Wing Time sauces. I don't like sauces that are just hot with no flavor. Both of the above have very good flavor.

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    1. re: Candlewizard
      Perilagu Khan Jun 18, 2010 02:02 PM

      I've come around to the wang school of just using Frank's and butter, and then zipping it up mightily with a pepper sauce of my choice. Lately it's been Arizona Gunslinger Habanero Chipotle.

    2. gmm Apr 22, 2010 10:45 AM

      I like the Wing Time sauces. It's thicker than plain hot sauce and not too vinegary.


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        Shann Apr 22, 2010 10:25 AM

        Well, this is boring, but Frank's Red Hot warmed up with a chunk of butter and splash of vinegar for a good buffalo wing. Frank's also makes a wing sauce that is fine.

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          sisterfunkhaus Apr 24, 2010 12:09 PM

          Add a 1/4 cup of brown sugar to the sauce and stir until the sugar melts and you have the best sticky and spicy wings ever.

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          wings and me Apr 22, 2010 07:47 AM

          I have just tired two sauces from Wings To Go, a restaurant franchise company from MD, Hot and Homicide and both were very good. The Hot was as it should be , hot not burning but the homicide was Heat in a bottle plus it had very good taste. Your mind was "don't touch that stuff again" but you taste buds were saying"but it taste so good" I want to try the other sauces they list on the web but I live to far from any of the units to visit them.

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            CDouglas Dec 3, 2009 08:25 AM

            Defcon sauces are my favorite prepared wing sauce. They have all kinds of Scovie awards and Fiery Food Challenge ribbons. Just heat it through, mix it with your wings and serve.

            Defcon 2 is plenty hot but you can go hotter if you wish.


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              Perilagu Khan Dec 3, 2009 09:34 AM

              I'll DEFinately give 'em a shot. ;)

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                johnlockedema Jun 18, 2010 01:02 PM

                Ditto on Defcon!

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                jeanmarieok Dec 2, 2009 05:03 PM

                I use the Texas Pete sauce, and I also like the Hooter's 3 Mile island for a little extra zip. I like mixing texas pete with sweet chili sauce (the thai stuff, not the hotdog stuff) when I want something a little different.

                1. Perilagu Khan Dec 2, 2009 02:17 PM

                  Surely we can get some more input on such a "hot" topic. Frank's, of course, is the classic and the most famous. But I'm curious about some of the more obscure brands out there and if they're any good?

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                    jzerocsk Jun 12, 2007 02:17 PM

                    I am partial to Texas Pete "Buffalo Style Chicken Wing Barbecue Sauce." I have no idea why it's called barbecue sauce.

                    It has a good mix of flavor and heat.

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