24th Annual Austin Chronicle
Hot Sauce Festival Contest Winners – 2014

Individual Category

Red Sauce
1st Place: Keith Salas
2nd Place: Randy Kirchoff
3rd Place: Widespread Dave
Green Sauce
1st Place: Doraelia Brackin
2nd Place: Gary Peifer
3rd Place: Rachelle Farmer
Special Variety
1st Place: Adam Treadway
2nd Place: Craig Isaacs
3rd Place: Pierre Auxila

Restaurant Category

Red Sauce
1st Place: Tequila Bar and Grill
2nd Place: Freedmen's
3rd Place: Mariachis de Jalisco
Green Sauce
1st Place: Tequila Bar and Grill
2nd Place: Sazón
3rd Place: Mellizoz Tacos
Special Variety
1st Place: Fork & Vine
2nd Place: Tacodeli
3rd Place: Tacodeli

Commercial Bottlers People's Choice

Red Sauce
1st Place: Mom's Family Kitchen Spicy Sauce
2nd Place: TIE: Kala's Kuisine Curry Chipotle; Two Hot Mama's Mambo
Green Sauce
1st Place: Two Hot Mama's Roasted Almond Chimichurri
2nd Place: Kala's Kuisine Mirchi Masala
3rd Place: Tears of Joy Texas Cactus
Special Variety
1st Place: Honest Ember Garlic Habanero
2nd Place: Two Hot Mama's Creamy Cilantro
3rd Place: Kala's Kuisine Leadho Achar
Pepper Sauce
1st Place: AzTexan Habanero Supreme
2nd Place: Kala's Kuisine Gingery Habanero
3rd Place: Austin Slow Burn Green Chili Con Queso

Commercial Bottlers Judged by Celebrity Judges

Red Sauce
1st Place: Two Hot Mamas
2nd Place: Tears of Joy - Red Fang's Night Destroyer
3rd Place: Kala's Kuisine - Curry Chipotle
Green Sauce
1st Place: Two Hot Mamas - Salsa Verde
2nd Place: Texas Brew Salsa - Fire Roasted Poblano
3rd Place: Jardine Foods - Roasted Tomatillo
Special Variety
1st Place: AzTexan Habanero Supreme
2nd Place: Kala's Kuisine - Ledho-Achar
3rd Place: Sanderson Specialty Foods - Texas Roasted Garlic Chipotle
Pepper Sauce
1st Place: Hobojim's - Holy Crap
2nd Place: High Octane Sauce Co. - 87 Octane
3rd Place: Grinders Signature Hot Sauce - Near Death
Super Hot
1st Place: Red's Ghost Pepper Sauce
2nd Place: Mikey V's - Texas Exes
3rd Place: Tears of Joy - Sword's Tears of Fire

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