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Where to buy Anchor Bar Buffalo Wing Sauce?

pierce Jan 29, 2008 11:23 AM

Does anyone know anywhere around town that sells this? Their site says Shaw's, but I've visited several with no luck. Trying to get it for my wife for Valentine's day (she has non-traditional vices). Otherwise I have to buy a ton of it online, no single bottles.

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  1. steinpilz RE: pierce Jan 29, 2008 11:33 AM

    You can buy a single bottle through the Anchor bar site ($5 for 12oz):


    This is the actual page link


    1. C. Hamster RE: pierce Jan 29, 2008 12:22 PM

      Doesn't the Anchor Bar actually use Franks?

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      1. re: C. Hamster
        uncle rico RE: C. Hamster Jan 29, 2008 01:02 PM

        No, the owner whos is refered to as "the wing king" makes his own sauces. Just caught a throwdown with Bobby Flay the other night. And I've eaten there in person and have seen his sauces.

        1. re: uncle rico
          Bostonbob3 RE: uncle rico Jan 29, 2008 01:06 PM

          I don't think that guy is the owner of the Anchor Bar. I think he's the person who organizes Buffalo's annual wing-fest and likes to dabble in wingology himself. They did shoot the episode there though.

          1. re: uncle rico
            C. Hamster RE: uncle rico Jan 29, 2008 01:43 PM

            I saw that epi.

            Bostonbob's right. That guy was not the owner. He's a promoter.

            "Buffalo Wings
            Drew Cerza thinks Food Network has tapped him to be the city's Wing Ambassador for a Food Network Show called "Hall of Fame." Little does Drew know that Bobby Flay will be firing up his burners to challenge him to a Chicken Wing Throwdown"


            I think it's pretty well-known that they use Franks as a base.

            The "Anchor Bar Buffalo Sauce" is hot sauce with liquid margerine added.

            Anchor Bar Ingredients
            Cayenne Peppers, Distilled Vinegar, Water, Liquid Margarine, Salt, Natural Gums, Spices and Garlic

            Frank's Ingredients
            Aged Cayenne red peppers, vinegar, water, salt and garlic powder

          2. re: C. Hamster
            steinpilz RE: C. Hamster Jan 29, 2008 01:11 PM

            I don't know if it was originally, or still is, Frank's. Wikipedia says the sauce is Frank's and butter and I found a recipe via Google that is 1:1 Frank's : butter.

            1. re: steinpilz
              phatchris RE: steinpilz Jan 29, 2008 01:42 PM

              I got some at Shaws on Comm ave a while back.

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            ShelT54 RE: pierce Jan 29, 2008 02:59 PM

            Shaw's in Dedham used to carry it, but no more. Perhaps other outlets do.

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              bostonhound RE: pierce Jan 30, 2008 02:57 AM

              The last time I was at Ocean State Job Lot (in Westwood) they had Anchor Bar Brand Buffalo Wing sauce.

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                buffet king RE: pierce Jan 30, 2008 09:08 AM

                I bought some Anchor Bar Buffalo Wing Sauce at Hannaford in Waltham today. It was
                $3.29 for a 12oz bottle. Try a Hannaford supermarket near you. Shaw's in Medford used to have it but they no longer sell it.

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                  WizzyWig RE: pierce Jul 22, 2008 04:55 PM

                  If anyone is in the western new york area and doesnt feel like driving down town to get some from the Anchor Bar you can buy some at Wegmans. Not sure if its sold at other super markets however

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                  1. re: WizzyWig
                    almansa RE: WizzyWig Jul 24, 2008 04:26 AM

                    The original sauce is Frank's plus margarine. I am not familiar with the shelf stable version, but it's Frank's (Frank from the Anchor Bar) plus margarine that made buffalo wings famous. Initially Frank actually made the hot sauce. Now they use bottled.

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