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Top Tips to Create the Ultimate Hot Sauce Collection

Top Tips to Create the Ultimate Hot Sauce Collection

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Welcome to the spicy world of hot sauce collecting, where taste buds ignite and adventurous eaters dive into the fiery depths of flavor. If you're a hot sauce enthusiast, you know that the quest for the ultimate hot sauce collection never ends. With so many varieties, flavors, and heat levels to choose from, it's a thrilling and tongue-tingling journey that can take your taste buds around the world. So, buckle up and let's explore the top tips for creating the ultimate hot sauce collection that will make you the envy of all your spice-loving friends.

Experiment with Different Bases
Variety is the spice of life, and that's certainly true for hot sauces. Experiment with sauces made from different bases like vinegar, tomato, mustard, or even fruit. This will help you discover new flavors and textures to spice up your meals. Look for sauces emulsified with oil for a different finish. Our top tip to become a Hot Sauce Expert is to read the labels - the ingredients (and the order they are listed, which shows the quantities) really do give you all the answers.

Discover the World of Chilli Peppers
From Jalapeño to Carolina Reaper, the world of chili peppers is vast and varied. Explore hot sauces made from different types of chili peppers to appreciate the unique flavors and heat profiles each one brings to the table.

Seek out Sauces from Around the World
Not only do certain countries favour their local chillis, but the also have their own unique styles and cuisines which the sauces compliment- You can see our hot sauce map here. Why not add some carribean sunshine from the traditional Gray's Scotch Bonnet sauce all the way from Jamaica. 

Explore Different Heat Levels
The Scoville scale (or SHU) measures the heat of chilli peppers and hot sauces. Start by including hot sauces from a range of Scoville ratings in your collection. Knowing which chillis are in your sauce will help you have a rough idea of the heat level - some sauces declare their SHU, other's their own subjective homemade heat scale. We recommend that the best collections include sauces from mild and Medium & tangy to fiery and intense Super Hots, so there's a hot sauce to suit every palate.

Here's some ideas of styles of hot sauces that every good collection should have represented:

Collect Special Labels and Limited Editions
Elevate your hot sauce collection with special labels, limited editions (why not try a signed Reaper Squeezin's from the man himself Smokin' Ed Curry officially the grower of the world's hottest chilli), or sauces from your favorite celebrities or chefs.

These unique bottles not only look great on display (Surely our most "bling bottle" is the Extra Hot White Truff Gift Pack), but they can also add some serious bragging rights to your collection. 

Creating the ultimate hot sauce collection is a fun and flavorful journey that knows no boundaries. By exploring different heat levels, bases, chili peppers, flavors, and unique bottles, you'll elevate your hot sauce game and become a true connoisseur.
So, go forth and let your taste buds guide you on this spicy adventure – and don't forget to have fun along the way! Send us pics of your hotsauce #Shelfie collection and tag us on the instagram.

p.s. Shout out to the ultimate collector Vic Clinco who has over 11,000 unqiue sauces in his collection which you can view here: