The Ghost

Lechosa's Hot Sauce - Nashville, TN As told on their website, the story of Lechosa's Hot Sauce began when "a Spanish immigrant in search of the American dream set out to infuse his heritage and love for spicy food into a lasting legacy for the Lechosas name." Launched in April 2019 by David and Samantha... Continue Reading →

Old Man Metal’s Musings, Episode 10

Three Kings, Hell Hound and Lava Hot Sauces and New Black/Thrash Video from GraveRipper Join Old Man Metal on the tenth episode of his solo podcast as he checks out hot sauces from Big Red’s, Lucky Dog and Volcanic Peppers, and a track from GraveRipper’s debut EP Complete Blinding Darkness, including his first full-length music... Continue Reading →

Old Man Metal’s Musings, Episode 8

Ten FIDY Barrel Aged Stout and Death Star Hot Sauce Join Pulpit of Doom and Screamin Demon host Old Man Metal on the eighth episode of his solo podcast as he looks at 2019 Ten FIDY barrel aged imperial stout and Advanced Tactical Weaponized Star Fruit Death Star OG hot sauce from Spicy Ninja. Oskar... Continue Reading →

Old Man Metal’s Musings, Episode 7

Nephilim - My Grief/Ol'Cracker and Exhorresco Hot Sauce Join Pulpit of Doom and Screamin Demon host Old Man Metal on the seventh episode of his solo podcast as he introduces the new Hot Sauce of the Month feature and checks out Exhorresco Hot Sauce, plus the new black metal track Nephilim by My Grief and... Continue Reading →

El Yucateco Salsa Picante Verde

El Yucateco Salsas Y Condimentos S.A. De C.V - Yucatán, Mexico El Yucateco Salsas Y Condimentos started as a small family-owned business in Yucatan, Mexico in 1968 ("Yucateco" refers to the Mayan people of the Yucatan peninsula). From the start, El Yucateco's focus was sauces made from habaneros. Salsa Picante Verde is one of their... Continue Reading →

Old Man Metal’s Musings, Episode 4

Capsaicin Apocalypse: The Paqui One Chip Challenge Join Pulpit of Doom and Screamin Demon host Old Man Metal on the fourth episode of his solo podcast as he takes on a Carolina Reaper deathchip in the Paqui One Chip Challenge. Will he survive? Tune in and find out! Featuring Sun Grown Lager from Sycamore Brewing.... Continue Reading →

Volcano Dust Spicy Chili Powder

Volcanic Peppers LLC – Omaha, NE Volcano Dust Spicy Chili Powder is a four-chile chili powder blend, and is one of many chile-based powders manufactured by Volcanic Peppers LLC. The chiles comprise the largest portion of the blend (as is typical for chili powders); the label does not say what varietals are used, but the... Continue Reading →

Boomslang Ghost Pepper Sauce

Ashley Food Company – Sudbury, MA Boomslang is a three-pepper, extract-enhanced sauce from Ashley Food Company, of Mad Dog fame. Looking at the ingredient list, ghost peppers are used in the highest proportion, with bird's eye peppers and jalapeno peppers falling between garlic and onion, showing that there is more garlic in the recipe than... Continue Reading →

The Case for Extracts

Capsaicin extracts get a bad rap. You say the words "half a million Scoville units" and people's eyes cross. With good reason, maybe; that's pretty damn hot. So hot that a normal person (read: non-chilehead) would just barely detect the heat if one gram was diluted in 500,000 grams of water (that's about 132 gallons).... Continue Reading →

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