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Sweet Baby Ray's Barbecue Sauce

SocksManly Apr 7, 2009 06:05 PM

I've heard this was the mother of all barbecue sauces... Where do I get some? Do I have to mail order it?

  1. damonster Aug 13, 2009 10:09 AM

    You can now find it in Sobey's in the GTA

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    1. re: damonster
      plavka Aug 13, 2009 12:59 PM

      I saw it today at the Sobeys on Queensway & Parklawn

    2. Dr Butcher Apr 10, 2009 09:40 AM

      I would hardly call it the mother of all BBQ sauces but it is decent. Competition BBQers in the US have used it with great success from my understanding (with additions to the bottled sauce).

      I've used it on grilled chicken and it works very well, but I tend to avoid BBQ sauces with added smoke flavouring. It's unnecessary and overpowering IMO.

      1. redearth Apr 10, 2009 06:52 AM

        I sent the company an email, and got this response:

        "Good Morning,
        Ken's Foods the makers of Sweet baby Ray's does not ship any of their
        products outside the United States.
        Patricia Ajemian
        Ken's Foods
        United States. "

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        1. re: redearth
          ehmi Aug 13, 2009 09:16 AM

          I just happened to stumble on a supply of SBR at a butcher shop in St George. The label itself says "Product of USA Imported by Danvin Inc." which is based in Montreal. The label and ingredients has all verbage in both official languages - and not the stick on after type that you see on some products. Price was $4.29 a bottle.

        2. Davwud Apr 8, 2009 04:47 AM

          This stuff is THE best. At least as far as large commercial sauces go. I've hooked a few people with this stuff.
          They have a few different flavours but I prefer the Hickory Brown Sugar myself.

          I don't think you can find it here in Canada but I'm heading down yonder in a couple weeks and can bring you back some if you like. It's about $2 $2.50 US/bottle.

          As far as recomendations, the best sauce I've found up here is the PC Smokin' Stampede sauce.


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            SocksManly Apr 7, 2009 07:56 PM

            I guess I'll take some other barbecue sauce recommendations while I'm here...

            I do make my own sometimes, but it's a bit of work.. I need a few bottles of whatever in my fridge too

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            1. re: SocksManly
              redearth Apr 7, 2009 08:11 PM

              It's not exactly BBQ sauce, but if you can find Ted Reader's World Famous BBQ Fire Roasted Tomato Catch-up Sauce, I assure you, it's the s%#t! I get mine at European Meats, on Jutland, when they have it... It definitely resembles a BBQ sauce, but, sadly, only comes in little jars. It's some mighty tasty stuff, golly gee whillikers!!

              1. re: SocksManly
                jayt90 Apr 7, 2009 08:24 PM

                There is a full supply of Ted Reader sauces in large Metro stores. I haven't tried them, but they come in small bottles and are fairly costly.

                I get sauces and rubs from Buster Rhino's, in Whitby. You can sample them on the take out brisket or ribs. They are all made in back, from proven recipes.

                Buster Rhino's
                2001 Thickson Rd S, Whitby, ON L1N, CA

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                duck833 Apr 7, 2009 06:30 PM

                I get twin packs at Costco.

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                  SocksManly Apr 7, 2009 07:05 PM

                  They have it at Costco for sure?

                  1. re: SocksManly
                    jayt90 Apr 7, 2009 07:11 PM

                    No. It is not in the Ajax location, so it may not be in Canada, with required bilingual labels.

                    1. re: SocksManly
                      duckdown Apr 7, 2009 07:23 PM

                      Never seen it at my Costco ever

                      1. re: duckdown
                        redearth Apr 7, 2009 07:25 PM

                        Yeah, not in Canada. Duck833 is from Scottsdale. Dunno why he was so sure we could get it in Canadian Costcos.... Maybe he didn't realize this was a thread from the frozen north...

                        1. re: redearth
                          foodyDudey Apr 7, 2009 07:35 PM

                          I bought some when I was in Chicago, it's OK but nothing special.

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                    fatman0000 Apr 7, 2009 06:21 PM

                    I like it. I buy it in Ney York State. I haven't seen it here. Some specialty shops might have it.

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