Chances are, you’ll have a few friends who love hot sauce, hot chicken, and literally everything under the sun that packs a spicy punch. If you are looking for a gift for a hot sauce lover, we got you covered. Hot sauce gift sets and hot sauce subscription boxes are perfect for birthdays, Father’s Day, and even housewarming gifts. They are also super unique holiday gifts for coworkers and friends alike.
Take a gander at our favorite hot sauce gifts and hot sauce subscription boxes on the market today. We wouldn’t mind getting gifted any of these. (Is it our birthdays yet?)
10 Best Hot Sauce Gift Sets and Subscription Boxes
1. Hot Ones Truth or Dab The Game
If you’ve seen Hot Ones, you’ll know exactly what The Last Dab hot sauce is. For those of you who don’t know, The Last Dab hot sauce has a 10/10 heat level and a 2,000,000 Scoville rating. Not only can you taste it for yourself, but you can also force your friends to try it too! With the Hot Ones Truth or Dab Game, it’s your chance to be in the hot seat. Answer deeply personal and potentially awkward questions or face the Last Dab!
This party game consists of 250 questions that pit players against each other and reveal some of the most embarrassing stories. The game comes with truth cards, roast cards, pop quiz cards, BFF trivia cards and one-up cards, and of course, the Last Dab hot sauce (50ml).
2. Hot Sauce Making Kit
This Hot Sauce Making Kit is like a science experiment for adults, except everything’s edible and will probably end up giving you a burning tummy. But we say that in the best way possible! This is a super giftable product and if you’re trying to surprise that special someone with a DIY present, this is the one.
This DIY hot sauce kit includes 5th Generation heirloom peppers and spice blends that are all-natural and non-GMO. Customize your hot sauce or create your very own Hot Ones dab with a gourmet spice blend including ancho pasillas, chipotle, habanero and ghost peppers. This kit also comes with recipes and flavor guides, custom label stickers, squeeze and glass bottles, and a bottling funnel. It’s equal parts creative and spicy!
3. The Good Hurt Fuego
The Good Hurt Fuego, loved by Oprah herself, will be another awesome gift for that hot sauce lover in your life. This gift set includes 7 different hot sauces inspired by exotic flavors and peppers from all around the world. They range from mild to blazing hot, perfect for all types of heat eaters. Flavors include Garlic Herb, Smoky Bourbon, Garlic Pepper, Chipotle Pepper, Cayenne Pepper, Whiskey Habanero, and Ghost Pepper. Not only is this hot sauce gift set beautifully packaged, but the products are also super high quality, unlike many other hot sauce gift sets on the market.
4. Bushwick Kitchen Sriracha Sampler Gift Box
This artisan sriracha gift set is here for you and all your sriracha loving friends. The Bushwick Kitchen Sriracha Sampler Gift Box features their top-selling Gochujang Sriracha, Super Spicy Gochujang Sriracha, and Curry Sriracha sauces. It includes a set of 5 recipes, a chile pepper dish towel, and arrives in ready-to-gift packaging. This might not be for people looking to burn their tongues off or complete spicy challenges, but it does make the perfect gift for those looking to taste the flavor behind the heat. Not only is this a good gift for hot sauce lovers, but it’s also a great gift for foodies, chefs, and people who like to host!
5. Hot Sauce Book Gift Set
This hot sauce book gift set comes in an adorably decorated box in the shape of a book with 15 individual hot sauces in 0.67-ounce bottles. The quantity of each bottle is perfect enough to be used for making a meal or sharing with a partner. They aren’t the hottest hot sauces out there, but will definitely add some heat and flavor to any dish you’re eating. Flavors include Extremely Hot Red, Smokin’ Chipotle, Green Pepper, Jalapeno, Tu Tio, mango, Garlic Habanero, Mexican style, El Guapo Orange, and more.
6. TRUFF Hot Sauce Variety Pack
TRUFF hot sauces are pure indulgence and luxury. And you’re in luck because they sell this variety pack that includes three bottles of the best stuff out there. Truff uses ripe red chili peppers infused with black truffle oil and organic agave nectar from Jalisco, Mexico. Hotter Truff is a “less sweet, more heat” rendition of the original flavor, while White Truff incorporates spices with the rarer white truffle, resulting in brighter notes.
It’s the perfect gift for the hot sauce lovers in your life looking for a unique, top-shelf addition to their collection. While you’re at it, you should splurge and buy a pack for yourself, too! It’s a hot sauce best-seller and we’re telling you, it’s so worth it.
7. The Scorchin’ Hot Box
The Scorchin’ Hot Subscription Box mixes award-winning hot sauces with extra fiery snacks. This monthly subscription box is a great way to learn about hot sauces and snacks from all over the world that you didn’t know existed. With 5 unique box options, you’ll be sure to find your perfect match. And since the hot sauce lover in your life will get this delivered once a month, it’s truly the gift that keeps on giving!
Themed boxes include The Original Scorchin’ Hot Box, Biggie Scorchin’ Hot Box, Mini Scorchin’ Hot Box, All Snacks Scorchin’ Hot Box, and All Sauce Scorchin’ Hot Box.
8. Fuego Box
Fuego Box is a subscription brand that values quality over quantity. Their mission is to never include gimmicky hot sauces, avoid sauces with pepper extracts, and focus on flavor over butt-burning heat. Their boxes are not cheap (ranging from $18-30 per month), but that’s because they’re using the highest quality, small-batch hot sauces.
Your first subscription box includes the welcome box, which includes a tasting book as well as either 1 full-sized hot sauce or 3 full-sized hot sauces, depending on what pack you select. Your 2nd box and onwards include 1 or 3 full-sized hot sauces.
9. Hot Sauce of the Month Club
Get the best artisan hot sauce delivered to your door each month with Hot Sauce of the Month Club. Hand curated by the experts at Heat Hot Sauce Shop, only the best sauces are chosen, including many sauces that have won awards at the major hot sauce festivals. Members get the choice of Mild, Classic, or Extra Hot heat level, as well as monthly and quarterly subscriptions.
Boxes range from $14 to $35, depending on how many bottles you want per month as well as heat level (Mild and Classic hot sauces are on the cheaper end, while Extra Hot are priciest).
10. Momofuku Chili Crunch by David Chang
Momofuku Chili Crunch, created by world-renowned chef David Chang, is a unique and delicious condiment that will take your meals to the next level. This chili-based sauce has been gaining in popularity since its debut in 2014 and has become a staple for many home cooks.
With just five simple ingredients – gochugaru (Korean chili flakes), canola oil, rice syrup, soy sauce and garlic – this lively blend of flavors packs serious heat without overwhelming the palate. The combination of mild sweetness from the rice syrup balanced with savory notes from the soy sauce creates an incredibly versatile flavor profile that pairs well with virtually any dish – from pizza to salad to ramen.
Additionally, Momofuku Chili Crunch is vegan and gluten free!
And there you have it! These are some of our all-time favorite gifts for hot sauce lovers. Do you have a favorite that’s not on this list? Tell us about it!
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