HOT SAUCE FESTIVAL

26th Annual Austin Chronicle
Hot Sauce Festival Contest Winners – 2016

Individual Category

Red Sauce
1st Place: Diana Martinez
2nd Place: Tim Lane
3rd Place: Anders Dowd
Honorable Mention: Ana Sofia Sada, Chase Johnson & Jesse Lemos, Laura Garcia
Green Sauce
1st Place: Ana Sofia Sada
2nd Place: James Valadez
3rd Place: Lynn Jett
Honorable Mention: Adam Treadway, Ray Martinez Jr.
Special Variety
1st Place: Adam Treadway
2nd Place: Tim Lane
3rd Place: Samuela Walker
Honorable Mention: Vanessa Brightman

Restaurant Category

Red Sauce
1st Place: Sazón
2nd Place: Tortuga Flats
3rd Place: Tacodeli
Green Sauce
1st Place: Tacodeli
2nd Place: Sazón
3rd Place: Tacodeli
Special Variety
1st Place: Serranos
2nd Place: Yuyo
3rd Place: Tacodeli

Commercial Bottlers People's Choice

Red Sauce
1st Place: Mom's Family Kitchen – Spicy
2nd Place: Mikey V’s Foods – Original
3rd Place: Crenshaw’s C6 – Hot
Honorable Mention: Bravado Spice – Crimson; Kala's Kuisine – Chutney; Yellowbird – Thai
Green Sauce
1st Place: Haitian Heat – Sexy
2nd Place: Crenshaw’s C6 – Tequila Lime
3rd Place: Mikey V’s Foods – Restaurant Style
Honorable Mention: Bravado Spice – Jalepeño & Green Apple; Kala's Kuisine – Mirchi Masala; Winston's Hot Pepper Sauce – Scotch Bonnet
Special Variety
1st Place: Haitian Heat – Hemplifier
2nd Place: TIE: Crenshaw’s C6 – Salsa Mango Habanero; Mikey V’s Foods – Peach Habanero Delight
Honorable Mention: Aztexan – Habanero Supreme; Bravado Spice – Pineapple & Habanero; Evil Cowboy – Smokin Ghost; Yellowbird – Ghost
Pepper Sauce
1st Place: Aztexan – Habanero Supreme
2nd Place: Mikey V's Foods – Peach Habanero Delight
3rd Place: Crenshaw's C6 – Ghost Chili
Honorable Mention: Bravado Spice – Ghost Pepper & Blueberry; Mikey V's Foods – Sweet Ghost Pepper

Commercial Bottlers Judged by Celebrity Judges

Red Sauce
1st Place: Texas Brew
2nd Place: Yellowbird
3rd Place: Haitian Heat
Green Sauce
1st Place: Haitian Heat
2nd Place: Cin Chili
3rd Place: Hot Line Pepper
Special Variety
1st Place: Kala’s Kuisine
2nd Place: Aztexan
3rd Place: Mikey V’s Foods
Pepper Sauce
1st Place: Haitian Heat
2nd Place: Mikey V’s Foods
3rd Place: Texas Biker Chef

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