Lenny Awards – Best Spicy Products of 2015

2013 Best of the Year Lenny AwardWelcome to the 6th Annual Lenny Awards for the best new spicy products.  Some of these awards are for the best products our review teams encountered and gave the highest ratings for.  Most of them are from my encounters from fiery food events, purchased online or perhaps found along the way in many journeys to and fro.  The Lenny Award is named after my Father who died of Cancer on this very day back in 2010.  Rather than mourn his death, I am hear to celebrate his life and how he would help total strangers in need just because he could.  I am trying to do the same with the Lenny Award by given something from my heart to an industry and community that I love.  The Lenny is given to my favorite products and there is no other factor involved in my choice.  I don’t get a chance to try everything in due time, so some of these products might be older than 2015 when I first got a chance to try them.  I have listed the names of the companies below the video that either received a Lenny Award or got an honorable mention.  If you do not want to view that spoiler list, go watch the video and enjoy the moment there.

The Lenny Awards have not been purchased yet, as I will need some of the addresses of the companies I will not see at the NYC Hot Sauce Expo come April.  Those companies that attend that great event will have them presented by me in person.  Those that do not, will get them mailed directly to whatever address you provide me with. The video is long as I ramble a lot and I try to give each product I mention their due.   The addresses below are there for a reason.  I hope you will give some thought into purchasing a few of these winners.  I think you will be pleasantly surprised.  Besides, it is the holiday season and some of these fine artisan products might still be on sale.

Thank you for your time and congratulations to all the fiery product makers for making such flavorful and delicious food enhancements.


Apinya Thai Chili Sauce
Herndon, VA 20170
Phone: 202.643.2127
Email: *@Ap****.Co
Website: www.apinya.co

Angry Goat Pepper Co.
Bradford, VT 05033
Email: an***************@gm***.com
Phone: 802-272-1274
Website: www.angrygoatpepperco.com

Big Butz BBQ
Yah Butz in the Woods
24429 State Road 35/70
Siren, WI 54872
Phone: (715)-349-8699
Email: Bi*************@gm***.com
Website: www.bigbutzbbqsauce.net

Born to Hula
6 Locust Street
Highlands, NJ 07732
Email: es******@ao*.com
Website: www.borntohula.com

CaJohn’s Flavor & Fire
816 Green Crest Drive
Westerville, OH 43081
Phone: 888-703-3473
Email: on****@ca*****.com
Website: http://www.cajohns.com

Captain Thom’s Chili Pepper Company
2527 Fait Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21224
Phone: 410-342-3547
Website: www.captainthoms.com

Crazy Good Sauces
2850 Lamb Pl, Ste 6
Memphis, TN 38118
Phone: (888) 901-0153
Email: ad***@cr************.com
Website: www.crazygoodsauce.com

PO Box 18333
Glen Innes, Auckland 1743
New Zealand
Email: ch***@cu*****.nz
Website: www.culleys.co.nz

Heartbreaking Dawns
Phone: 646-957-3484
Email: Jo****@He****************.com
Website: www.heartbreakingdawns.com

Hellfire Hot Sauce
P.O.Box 1265
Lake Geneva ,WI 53147
Phone: 262-249-7600
Email: Sa***@He**************.com
Website: http://www.HellFireHotSauce.com
Facebook: CLICK ME

Hellraising Hot Sauce
825 W. 65th Street #23272
Richfield, MN 55423
Phone: 612-226-2627
Email: in**@he*****************.com
Website: www.hellraisinghotsauce.com

Jersey Barnfire Hot Sauce
PMB #116270 Sparta Ave, Suite 104
Sparta, NJ 07871
Email: je************@gm***.com
Website: www.jerseybarnfire.com

Lucky Dog Hot Sauce
Phone: (510) 861-9625
Email: lu**************@gm***.com
Website: www.luckydoghotsauce.com

Papa Turts Hot Sauce
PO BOX 773
Fowlerville, MI 48836
Phone: (517) 375-3746
Website: www.papaturts.com

Sweet Heat Gourmet
1919 Fairwood Lane
State College, PA 16803
Phone: 814-441-0383
Website: http://www.sweetheatgourmet.com

Tom’s Roid Rippin’ Hot Sauce
75 Newport Avenue
Stratford, CT 06615 US
Phone: 203-218-7697
Email: ts****@op*******.net
Website: www.tomsroidrippinhotsauce.com

Volcanic Peppers
601 N Fort Crook Rd
Bellevue, Nebraska 68005
Email: su*****@vo*************.com
Website: www.volcanicpeppers.com

Voodoo Chile Sauces & Salsa
Phone: 703-999-9350
Email: in**@Vo***************.com
Website: www.voodoochilesauces.com/


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