Irazu Volcanic Hot Sauces

Irazu Hot Sauces

In the rich soils at the foot of the Irazu Volcano in Costa Rica lies an old pepper farm.  A variety of chile peppers grown there are allowed to ripen naturally and are hand-picked at their peak. 

Irazu Chipotle - Hot-Sauce-of-the-Month / September 2011

Habanero and chipotle peppers are ground and blended with carrots, onions, garlic, lemon juice and passion fruit juice for a well rounded flavour.  It has a nice chunky consistency with medium heat and slight smokiness balanced by a touch of sweetness.  It  doesn’t hit you over the head with salt & vinegar making it a great addition to just about any dish.

Irazu Jalapeño - Hot-Sauce-of-the-Month / March 2012

The flavour of fresh green jalapeño gives this sauce a nice medium kick.  The addition of lemon, garlic, and passion fruit juice lends a touch of sweetness.  The balance of salt and vinegar makes it well suited to all kinds of dishes from salsa and pizza to wings and fries.  Great with breakfast eggs and potatoes as well as lunchtime wraps and soups.

Irazu Naga Jolokia Reserve - Hot-Sauce-of-the-Month / October 2012

With this sauce, you can detect a slight smokiness which is characteristic of the Naga Jolokia "Ghost Pepper" before the fiery heat erupts in your mouth.  Lemon and garlic round out the flavour a little bit, but it is definitely a real hottie!  If you like lots of heat but good flavour as well, this is a great sauce for you.

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