REVIEW: Sweet Heat Gourmet – Moruga Scorpion Hot Sauce

Moruga Scorpion Hot Sauce

This is our 3rd and last review for Sweat Heat Gourmet. They have done pretty well for themselves thus for in the 1st two reviews. They received 4 flaming hearts from 5 out of the 6 reviews, and the other one received 3 1/2 flaming hearts. Not too bad of a start. Now this here hot sauce is using what many consider to be the uncrowned hottest pepper in the world, the Moruga Scorpion, measuring over a whopping 2 million scoville units. The ghost pepper that was once the champ was only a little over 1 million. How will our brave team of reviewers handle this hot sauce? Well I will tell you this about the hot sauce, it is tomato-based and seems to be created with flavor in mind and not solely about destroying anyone. I like to think that if more hot sauce companies kept that in mind, then there would be a lot more tasty Moruga Scorpion products out there than there are. Our review team consists of Dale Gilbert, Don Lava, and Revtommy2tone and he is back with his co-pilot Rick Averyt.

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REVIEW: Sweet Heat Gourmet – Pineapple & Ghost Pepper Hot Sauce

Pineapple & Ghost Pepper Hot Sauce

We are here to build on the first review of Sweet Heat Gourmet’s Sinclair’s Fatalii which garnered pretty solid ratings from our review team. You can check it our HERE if interested. If anyone knows my hot sauce tendencies it is towards pineapple spicy things. I love pineapple, and when you can create something spicy with it, it is a home run for me. Of course it has to taste good too. Pineapple hot sauce is very hard because the flavor of the pineapple changes quite a bit when you cook it in the bottling process. Since Sweet Heat Gourmet will be at the Bowers Chile Festival in September, a show I will be attending once again, I am hoping that their hot sauce will be something to look forward to. Let us see what our astute reviewing panel thinks of it. Our team for these reviews are Dale Gilbert, Don Lava, and Revtommy2tone & his partner in spicy crime, Rick Averyt.

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REVIEW: Sweet Heat Gourmet – Sinclair’s Fatalii

Sinclair's Fatalii Hot Sauce

We have 3 products to review for this Central Pennsylvania sauce company, and upon doing this first review I got a bit of an education. I thought the good people of Sweet Heat Gourmet got the spelling wrong for their fatalii pepper hot sauce. I was under the impression that this chile pepper was correctly spelled thusly as fatali. In my search, I found no such spelling on wikipedia, only under fatalii. Yet, there is spellings for both throughout the world, and who am I to argue with which way is correct. Much like chile, chili, and/or chilli pepper is spelt all 3 ways, I even found spellings for this pepper as faatali and fatalli. Each day of our lives is a new lesson. School is over, now let us get to our review.

Our review team consists of Texas boy Don Lava, Tennessee’s own, Dale Gilbert and the boys from Bama, RevTommy2tone & his pepper partner Rick Averyt. Next week we will be reviewing Sweet Heat Gourmet’s Pineapple & Ghost Pepper Hot Sauce and finish up with their Moruga Hot Sauce the week after that. Before we get to this review, let us learn a little about Sweet Heat Gourmet as told by their creator, Micelle “Shellie” Mierwald…

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REVIEW: Ricante Hot Sauce & Cevicheria – Og Mango Caliente

Ricante Hot Sauce

We have reviewed a whole lot of international sauces over the last 3 1/2 years of ILoveItSpicy, but this might be the first from Costa Rica that I can recall. Ricky Ricante, creator of Ricante Hot Sauce reached out to me several months back to get a review done for his company because they were now setup for distribution her in the United States. He sent us his first of four creations for review, and after a longer period of time than we would have liked, the reviews are now up and ready to be viewed by our loyal fans. For this review we have Dale Gilbert from Tennessee, Don Lava from Texas and J-Bru from New Jersey. Before we get to their reviews, let us learn a little about Ricante Hot Sauce from the owner himself.

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REVIEW: Gator Ron’s Zesty Sauces & Mixes – Spicy Angel Wing Sauce

Original Angel Wing Sauce

This is our 4th and last review for Gator Ron’s Zesty Sauces & Mixes. If you have not folowed the touching story about how Gator Ron’s got his name, please do go back and read all about them in the 1st review for their Chipotle Heavenly BBQ Sauce which you can click on below this paragraph. A percentage of all sales of Gator Ron’s Zesty Sauces & Mixes will be donated to the Robert Packard Center for ALS Research at Johns Hopkins. Give them a try and at the same time you will be helping in the fight to find the cure for ALS. To read more about ALS please visit www.alsa.org/about-als. I would also like to thank the good people at Gator Ron’s, especially Constance, Gator Ron’s wife and Debbie Kaufmann, my contact to getting these reviews to you. I wish you the very best in your success and your pursuit to end ALS.

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REVIEW: Gator Ron’s Zesty Sauces & Mixes – Chesapeake Divine Bloody Mary Mix

Chesapeake Divine Bloody Mary Mix

We are back with our 3rd of 4 reviews for Gator Ron’s Zesty Sauces & Mixes. If you have not followed these reviews thus far, the heartfelt story behind the company is worth reading about. “Gator” Ron Griffith passed away back in 2011 from his fight with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) or commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Constance, Ron’s wife took up the baton and carried out Gator Ron’s dream and their company was established. With a lasting legacy, a percentage of all sales of Gator Ron’s Zesty Sauces & Mixes will be donated to the Robert Packard Center for ALS Research at Johns Hopkins. By all accounts, so far after 3 reviews, it looks like Gator Ron’s has some goods worth trying. Give them a try and at the same time you will be helping in the fight to find the cure for ALS.

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REVIEW: Gator Ron’s Zesty Sauces & Mixes – Original Divine Bloody Mary Mix

Original Divine Bloody Mary Mix

We are back with another Gator Ron review. Last week we reviewed their Chipotle Heavenly BBQ Sauce which you can view HERE or HERE if you would like. If you pick right the 1st time, you might win so much karma you will not know what to do with it. The good kind of course. We do not give away the bad kind here at I Love It Spicy. At any rate, the BBQ Sauce had positive scores across the board from our review squad consisting of Fiber Joe, newbie Don Lava and Ken Alexander. Fiber Joe as he has done with past Bloody Mary Mix reviews consults with the Missus, since she is the expert when it comes to the tasty beverage, and he uses the mix in his ceviche creation.

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REVIEW: Gator Ron’s Zesty Sauces & Mixes- Chipotle Heavenly BBQ Sauce

Gator Ron's Chipotle Heavenly BBQ

This is a tale of a sad story with a happy ending. A case of a woman chasing the dream for her husband after he passed away before fulfilling it. With his name on the company and the drive to help others in the wake of Gator Ron’s unfortunate demise, his wife Connie took the reins and is moving full steam ahead. You can read more below in our company background spotlight, and see how you can help out with your support for such a great cause. I missed meeting Connie at the DC Metropolitan Entertaining & Food Show back in November, but I was able to make enough of an impression to get some interest back via email from the good people at Gator Ron’s. Through that we setup a review of 4 of their products – this Chipotle BBQ sauce, 2 Bloody Mary Mixes (Original & Chesapeake), and finish with their Original Wing Sauce. For this review we have our team of Ken Alexander, Fiber Joe and our newest reviewer, the man they call Don Lava with his first review for ILIS.

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Don Lava’s Intro

Help me in welcoming with open arms our newest reviewer to the ILoveItSpicy team. Ramon aka Don Lava is from Beaumont, TX, a stone’s throw from Houston and the border of Louisiana. I can only imagine the deliciousness in cuisine in whatever direction he decides to travel for the day. He was at the Houston Hot Sauce Festival this past year, and his experience with growing chile peppers with be invaluable to our team. I am glad to have you Ramon, and I know everyone will be too.

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