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May 10, 2013 10:24 AM

Shark Brand Sriracha local source?

Has anyone seen shark brand sriracha for purchase locally?

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    1. How is this different from Rooster brand Sriracha?

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      1. re: chowda

        A taste test report has been done by Andea Nguyen with 5 different brands of Sriracha, Shark and Rooster among them. She is a very well known Vietnamese cookbook author and teacher:

        For one thing the Shark Brand is preservative free. That's a plus in my book and makes me want to search for it in my area.(NOB) Nguyen says this is "very well balanced" without blowing one's head off.

        The Rooster Brand is Very hot. It's what we've had in our fridge since several years ago when 'Eat Nopal' brought it to our attention on these boards. This does include preservatives.

        1. re: Gio

          Ah, thank you for the info! I will have to try it out

      2. I bought a bottle at H Mart last year. After all of the hype, I was not impressed... Too vinegary, not hot enough, not thick enough. I prefer Huy Fong.

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        1. re: davis_sq_pro

          I was also not impressed. Thin and vinegary

        2. I get mine from out of the Seattle area. I prefer Shark over Rooster as it's smoother tasting w/o the bite of Rooster. To each their own. Not talking heat here - just w/o the bite of Rooster - Shark has heat believe me.

          1. I get mine at Super 88 in Malden. After doing my own taste test I agree that it's the best. And I prefer preservative free as well.

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            1. re: mofuzz

              It's good to know the Shark brand is there! (used to be Super 88, now is Hong Kong Market) Thanks mofuzz.