THE Chile Pepper Awards 2015 WINNERS!

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CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR WINNERS!

Chile Pepper 2015 awards 1Category Winners:

Barbecue Sauce – Ole Ray’s Sauces – Ole Ray’s Kentucky Gold Bourbon Barbeque Sauce

Beverages – Demitri’s Gourmet Mixes – Demitri’s Traditional Margarita Mix

Condiments – Johnson Berry Farm – Gold Raspberry Habanero XXX

Cook-Off – Texas Select Seasonings – Texa Peno Chili Mix (home style chili)

Fresh Salsa – The Salsa Works – Viva La Verde

Hot Sauce – Ken’s Pepper Works – Red Thunder

Salsa – Stagecoach Salsa Co. – Green Extreme

Snacks – 2 Gringos – Chupacabra Chips

Sweets – Sauce Goddess – Moroccan Twist Salted Carmel Corn

 

Grand Champion:  Fresh Salsa – The Salsa Works – Viva La Verde

 

Barbecue Sauce / Alcohol-Infused 

1 Ole Ray’s Sauces Ole Ray’s Kentucky Red Bourbon Barbeque Sauce
2 Deep River Specialty Foods Rodeo Whiskey Grill Sauce

Barbecue Sauce / Cayenne
1 Wood Bar B Q Sauce Woody’s Hickory Hot Bar B Q Sauce
2 Stagecoach Salsa Co. Miss Cynthia’s No So Spicy Stagestop BBQ Sauce

Barbecue Sauce / Chipotle
1 Firefly’s BBQ Firefly’s Beelzebar Sauce
2 CaJohns CaJohns Bourbon St Smoky

Barbecue Sauce / Fruit Based
1 Ole Ray’s Sauces Ole Ray’s Peach-A-Licious
2 Ole Ray’s Sauces Ole Ray’s Apple/Cinnamon

Barbecue Sauce / Habanero
1 CaJohns CaJohns Bourbon St Fiery
2 Black Swamp Gourmet Sweet & Fiery BBQ Sauce

Barbecue Sauce / Molasses Based
1 Firefly’s BBQ Firefly’s Dixi Kiss Sauce
2 CRC CRC BBQ Riley’s Triple R Sauce

Barbecue Sauce / Mustard Blend
1 Ole Ray’s Sauces Ole Ray’s Kentucky Gold Bourbon Barbeque Sauce
2 SuckleBusters Inc SB Mustard BBQ Sauce

Barbecue Sauce / Pepper Blend
1 SuckleBusters Inc SB Hot & Spicy BBQ Sauce
2 Stubb’s Legendary BBQ Stubb’s Sweet Black Pepper Anytime Sauce

Barbecue Sauce / Specialty Category
1 High River Sauces Rattler BBQ Sauce
2 Briggs TRUE Bourbon Bacon BBQ Sauce

Barbecue Sauce / Tomato Based
1 Firefly’s BBQ Firefly’s Memphis Sauce
2 Porky’s Gourmet Foods, Inc. Historic Lynchburg Tipsy BBQ & Bean Sauce

Barbecue Sauce / Vinegar Based
1 Backyard Grill Backyard BBQ Sauce
2 Wood Bar B Q Sauce Woody’s Original Mild Bar B Q Sauce

Best New Product
1 CaJunTex Salsa & More CaJun Tex Hickory-Smoked Five Pepper Extreme
2 Stubb’s Legendary BBQ Stubb’s Sweet Black Pepper Anytime Sauce

Beverages / Bloody Mary Mix
1 The Murph’s Famous Bloody Mary Mix Murph’s Famous Regular
2 Demitri’s Gourmet Mixes Demitri’s Bloody Mary Seasoning Chipotle- Habanero

Beverages / Margarita Mix
1 Demitri’s Gourmet Mixes Demitris Traditional Margarita Mix
2 Demitri’s Gourmet Mixes Demitris 38 Calorie Margarita Mix

Beverages / Cocktail Mix-Other
1 Blazing Beverages LLC The Flame Spicy Cocktail (Coconut Lime)
2 Blazing Beverages LLC The Flame Spicy Cocktail (Mango)

Beverages / Specialty Category
1 The Wine Group Cabanero Red Table Wine
2 Ballast Point Brewing Co. Habanero Sculpin

Condiments / Asian-Stir Fry Sauce
1 Danielle’s Sauces Danielle’s Sweet Chili Sauce
2 New Mexico State University Holy Jolokia

Condiments / Horseradish
1 Frog Bone Cajun Sauces Bayou Cocktail
2 Woeber’s Smokey Horseradish

Condiments / Jam-Jelly (Hot/X-Hot)
1 Johnson Berry Farm Gold Raspberry Habanero XXX
2 Johnson Berry Farm Strawberry Habanero XXX

Condiments / Jam-Jelly (Mild/Med.)
1 Johnson Berry Farm Strawberry Pepper Jam
2 Texas Select Seasonings Apple Strawberry Habanero

Condiments / Ketchup
1 Grumps Burgers Jalapeño Ketchup
2 CaJohns Scotch Bonnet Ketchup

Condiments / Mustard Blend
1 Briggs TRUE Briggs True Texas Spicy Mustard Sauce
2 CaJohns DogOnGood Mustard

Condiments / Relish Hot
1 Cottage Lane Kitchen Get Me A Switch
2 Decadence Gourmet Colorado-Style Southern Chow Chow

Condiments / Salad Dressing
1 Frog Bone Cajun Sauces Spanish Moss
2 Texas Brew Salsa Texas Brew I’m Your Huckleberry Vinegrette

Condiments / Specialty Category
1 Decadence Gourmet Colorado-Style Southern Chow Chow
2 Kam’s Kettle Cooked Kam’s Kettle Cooked Chili Sauce

Condiments / Steak Sauce
1 Porky’s Gourmet Foods, Inc. Historic Lynchburg WorchesterFire Steak Sauce
2 Cin Chili & Company Triple C

Cook-Off / Competition Chili
1 Texas Select Seasonings Ghost Dust Chili Mix
2 Cin Chili & Company Cin Chili Seasoning Mix

Cook-Off / Dip-Salsa (dry mix)
1 Chugwater Chili Chugwater Chili Dip & Dressing Mix
2 Zilk’s Zilk’s Jalapeno & Cilantro

Cook-Off / Home Style Chili
1 Texas Select Seasonings Texa Peno Chili Mix
2 SuckleBusters Inc SB Original Chili Kit

Cook-Off / Marinade (Wet)
1 Jerk Brothers Jerk Brothers Authentic Jamaican Marinade
2 Rasta Bros Rasta Bros Jamaican Jerk Marinade

Cook-Off / Seasoning-Rub (Dry)
1 Frog Bone Cajun Sauces Blackened Seasoning
2 Gringos Chupacabra Cajun Blend Rub

Cook-Off / Table Seasoning
1 Wood Bar B Q Sauce Woody’s Bar B Q Dry Rub & Seasoning
2 Texas Select Seasonings Texas Chili Pequin Hot Garlic Sea Salt

Cook-Off / Wing Sauce (Hot/X-Hot)
1 Bonafatto’s Artisan Sauces Fire in the Hole
2 KA-Ranch Texian Mango Habanero Salsa & Hot Wing Sauce

Cook-Off / Wing Sauce (Mild/Med.)
1 Rasta Bros Caribbean Heat Dipping Sauce & Glaze
2 Porky’s Gourmet Foods, Inc. Historic Lynchburg Wild & Wicked Wing Sauce

Fresh Salsa / Hot/X-Hot
1 2 Gringos Chupacabra Hot
2 The Salsa Works Nuclear

Fresh Salsa / Mild/Medium
1 The Salsa Works Original
2 Trader Joe’s Salsa Especial

Fresh Salsa / Pepper Blend
1 The Salsa Works Disco Infierno
2 Trader Joe’s Salsa Fresco

Fresh Salsa / Verde/Tomatillo
1 The Salsa Works Viva La Verde
2 The Salsa Works Green Ghost

Hot Sauce / Asian-Style
1 Ken’s Pepper Works Red Thunder
2 NW Elixirs Hott Sauce Co. NW Elixirs #4 Bangkok Hott

Hot Sauce / Bhut Jolokia
1 PuckerButt Pepper Company Voodoo Prince Death Mamba
2 New Mexico State University Holy Jolokia

Hot Sauce / Caribbean-Style
1 High Octane Sauce Comp. Island Hopper
2 Ken’s Pepper Works Island Sunshine
2 High River Sauces Tears of the Sun

Hot Sauce / Cayenne
1 CaJohns NOLA
2 Frog Bone Cajun Sauces Cajun Pepper Sauce

Hot Sauce / Chipotle
1 Scotty O’Hotty Hot Sauce Beer Bacon Chipotle Sauce
2 CaJohns Caracara Chipotle

Hot Sauce / Fruit Based (Hot/X-Hot)
1 Dirty Dicks Hot Sauce Dirty Dicks Hot Pepper Sauce
2 Angry Goat Pepper Co Purple Hippo

Hot Sauce / Fruit Based (Mild/Med.)
1 Dirty Dicks Hot Sauce Dirty Dicks Hot Pepper Sauce
2 Grinders Signature Hot Sauce Wimpy

Hot Sauce / Habanero
1 PuckerButt Pepper Company Hab Blend
2 Danielle’s Sauces Danielle’s Sweet Habanero Sauce

Hot Sauce / Jalapeño
1 Hot Licks Hot Licks Jalapeno
2 PuckerButt Pepper Company Mean Green

Hot Sauce / Latin Style
1 CaJohns La Segadora
2 CaJohns Caracara

Hot Sauce / Louisiana Style
1 Frankie V’s Kitchen Orange Label Hot Sauce
2 Addiction Sauces Peri Peri

Hot Sauce / Pepper Blend (Hot/X-Hot)
1 Angry Goat Pepper Co Sacrifice
2 Scotty O’Hotty Hot Sauce Reaper de Muerte

Hot Sauce / Pepper Blend (Mild/Med.)
1 Seafire Gourmet Hot Spicy Girl
2 Tom’s Roid-Rippin Tapestry

Hot Sauce / Specialty Category
1 Born To Hula, LLC Reaper of Sorrow
2 Gringo Killer Gourmet Chilli Sauce Burnout Chilli Sauce-Spice Blend

Marketing / Label
1 Frankie V’s Kitchen Habanero Infused Vinegar
2 Evil Cowboy Hot Sauce Evil Cowboy Hot Sauce

Marketing / Logo
1 2 Gringos Chupacabra Jerky
2 Evil Cowboy Hot Sauce Evil Cowboy Hot Sauce

Salsa / Bean & Corn
1 Deception Salsa Entice
2 Brazos River Provisions Black Bean & Corn

Salsa / Chipotle
1 CaJohns Black Bean & Corn Chipotle
2 Stagecoach Salsa Co. Smoke & Fire

Salsa / Exotic Blend
1 CaJohns CaJohns Select Apple Pie Salsa
2 Texas Select Seasonings Wild Bill’s Ghost Pepper Blend

Salsa / Fruit (Mild/Med.)
1 Texas Brew Salsa Texas Brew Honey Roasted Apple Cinnamon
2 CaJohns CaJohns Select Jalapiña

Salsa / Hot/X-Hot
1 Silverleaf International Ghost Pepper Salsa
2 CaJunTex Salsa & More CaJun Tex Hickory-Five Pepper Extreme (Hot)

Salsa / Mild/Medium
1 Frog Bone Cajun Sauces Fire Roasted Pepper Salsa
2 Brazos River Provisions Chili Pequin

Salsa / Pepper Blend
1 New Mexico State University Holy Jolokia
2 Arizona Salsa & Spice Co Roasted Green Chile & Garlic

Salsa / Specialty Category
1 Deception Salsa Oink – Spicy Applewood Smoked Bacon Salsa
2 CaJohns CaJohns Select Pumpkin Pie Salsa

Salsa / Verde/Tomatillo
1 Stagecoach Salsa Co. Green Extreme
2 CaJohns Salsa Verde Hot

Snacks / Cheese
1 Cabot Creamery Cabot Pepper Jack
2 Cabot Creamery Cabot Habanero Cheddar

Snacks / Chips
1 2 Gringos Chupacabra Cajun Chips
2 Central Market Kettle Cooked Waffle Cut Garlic Hatch Chips

Snacks / Jerky
1 Black Swamp Gourmet Black Swamp Gourmet X-Hot Jerky
2 2 Gringos Chupacabra Jerky

Snacks / Pickled Items
1 Cin Chili & Company Passion Pickles
2 Silverleaf International Marinated Garlic w/Ghost Peppers

Snacks / Specialty Category
1 Pierre’s Spicy Pierre’s Spicy Peanut Butter Hot
2 Sauce Goddess Devil’s Bite Salted Caramel Corn

Snacks / Tortilla Chips
1 2 Gringos Chupacabra Chips
2 Central Market Tortilla Chip – Hatch Green Chile

Sweets / Candy or Chocolate
1 Texas Toffee Queen Spicy Coconut Toffee
2 Texas Toffee Queen Strawberry Serrano Toffee

Sweets / Dessert Sauce (Hot/X-Hot)
1 Johnson Berry Farm Strawberry Habanero XXX Sauce
2 Bonafatto’s Artisan Sauces Razz-Hab

Sweets / Dessert Sauce (Mild/Med.)
1 Johnson Berry Farm Strawberry Pepper Sauce
2 Texas Brew Salsa Texas Brew I’m Your Huckleberry Jalapeño Sauce

Sweets / Specialty Category
1 Sauce Goddess Moroccan Twist Salted Caramel Corn
2 Texas Brew Salsa Texas Brew Stone Fruit Hatch Chutney Sauce

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