Did you check out our latest podcast with Disco Hot Sauce from Southeast London? They talked about planning the first London hot sauce festival this coming April, the growing hot sauce scene in London, and their plans outlined in their kickstarter, which only has six days left!
After starting this site, I decided to start my own hot sauce company Craic Sauce last year, but I only recently started experimenting with making fermented hot sauce.
I'm lining up some new Craft Hot Sauce profiles and podcasts for our Craft Hot Sauce Monthly Club, and one of those is Alvin’s Hot Pepper Sauces. The sauce has a Caribbean influence and has gotten great early recognition by winning a few Scovie awards. You can read their Craft Hot Sauce profile here.
Hope you enjoy the holidays! If you’re interested in getting friends or family hot sauces for the holidays, drop me a line and I can give you some custom recommendations based on your/their preferences.
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I wanted your first note of the year to come from the hot sauce part of your life. Happy New Year! I hope you’re in good health and I’m counting on 2022 being a great year ahead.
I’m here to share a recent conversation I had, which is now on the Craft Hot Sauce Podcast. Sometimes when I write this newsletter or market a hot sauce, it’s not my most natural channel of communication. The podcast has grown to be my favorite way of connecting with the wider craft hot sauce community and sharing those experiences with you.
Hope you’re enjoying your week as we ease into the winter months. In the past couple of newsletters I’ve described the hustle and bustle of the chili pepper harvest season. I feel like the mania that built up during summer peaked a couple weeks ago at the NYC Hot Sauce Expo.
The event was everything we hoped for with lots of engagement with hot sauce enthusiasts and makers. We gave out more samples of Craic Sauce over a two day period than ever before, receiving lots of positive feedback, especially with our Brian Boru’s Curry sauce.