Huffington Post

“We hate to be the bearers of bad news. We know the world adores Sriracha. And not just any Sriracha, but the famous Huy Fong rooster sauce. It’s the kind of sauce that can transform three leftover ingredients in your fridge into a meal, with just a drizzle. It makes eggs feel special, pizza even more special, and basically lets us feel like we can make magic happen in the kitchen any night of the week…”
 
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The Southern Living Food Awards

“The Southern Living Test Kitchen taste-tested over 300 of the newest artisan products to find the best Southern-made foods. These are our 24 favorites and 22 runners-up.”
 
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Is Sriracha Awesome — or Totally Over? A Bon Appétit Debate

“I definitely almost always use it with breakfast revolving around eggs, certain Asian things like pho and Vietnamese shrimp rolls. It’s to the point where it’s just part of that dish’s taste for me. I think the only other thing I’ve had that has started to creep onto my breakfast table is this Yellowbird habanero sauce my brother sent me from Austin, Texas.”
 
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Austin-American Statesman

“Yellowbird Sauce, a fiery yellowish orange sauce made with habaneros, tangerines, lime, garlic, onions, vinegar and carrots…”
 
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The Austin Chronicle: Salsa Town

“Made with habanero peppers, onions, carrots, tangerines, and limes, Yellowbird Sauce is sweet and smoky and fiery as hell.”
 
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23rd Annual Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival Winners

COMMERCIAL BOTTLERS CATEGORY
Special Variety

1st Place: Michael Valencia – Mikey V’s Foods
2nd Place: George Milton – Yellowbird Sauce
3rd Place: JP Hayes – Sgt. Pepper’s Hot Sauce

PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD
Special Variety

1st Place: Two Hot Mamas’ Creamy Cilantro Dip
2nd Place: Yellowbird’s Yellowbird Sauce
3rd Place: Kala’s Kuisine Ledho Achar
 
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The Best Hot Sauces, Ranked

“Hot sauce is the sexiest of all condiments, straddling the line between pleasure and pain. But of all the hot sauces out there, which one is the best? To find out, we asked three guys who really know their stuff to judge 18 popular sauces from big names to indie favorites.

Our tasting panel included chef, restaurateur, and Top Chef alum Dale Talde, as well as James Beard Award nominee Joseph “JJ” Johnson, executive chef at Minton’s in New York. We also recruited Sean Evans, host of First We Feast’s YouTube series Hot Ones, who eats hot sauce like it’s his job (because it is).”
 
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The 23 Most Popular American Hot Sauces, Mapped

“The national marketplace might be drenched in rooster sauce, but all across the country there are less-cocky pepper sauces that’ve developed loyal followings. So to highlight the locality of the hot sauce landscape, we’ve mapped 23 of today’s most important brands by their place of birth.”
 
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Taste Test: Sriracha vs. Spicy Newcomer Yellowbird 

Everyone knows that Sriracha is the cock of the walk when it comes to hot sauces, but even the fieriest of roosters eventually have to defend their place in the pecking order.

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The Next Sriracha: 14 Hot Sauces That Could Dethrone Huy Fong

“It’s good to be king, but no reign lasts forever. Especially once you start to get cocky, which is certainly a way to describe a company whose founder says there’s something wrong with you if you don’t like his product. Or if the product has a rooster on the bottle. And Huy Fong Sriracha has both!”

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Wheatsville Local Connection: Yellowbird Sauce

“At Wheatsville, we appreciate the thought and care that George puts into his company and product, despite his extremely full schedule. Several months ago he had to make a tough decision on whether to keep the sauce in plastic bottles but add preservatives for health code reasons or to move to glass bottles and maintain the integrity of the ingredients. ”
 
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14 Hot Sauces That Could Dethrone Sriracha by Dan Gentile

“It’s good to be king, but no reign lasts forever. Especially once you start to get cocky, which is certainly a way to describe a company whose founder says there’s something wrong with you if you don’t like his product. Or if the product has a rooster on the bottle. And Huy Fong Sriracha has both!”
 
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Delicious Living

Top 28 Local and Natural Gifts
“Our favorite USA-made gifts spotlight regional pride—and all are found in natural products stores around the country.”
 
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Republic of Austin

“Made with habaneros, Yellowbird is HOT. It’s not a slow burn. It’s like 100 flaming devils at a punk rock show slam dancing around your mouth, smashing their cigarettes out on your tongue, and moshing on your taste buds.”
 
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  1. Patrick Ley says:

    YB!
    I sent my brother a couple bottles a few weeks ago. One for him, and one for the Bon Appetite office he works in. Here are the results, taking over the red rooster in his routine slowly but surely. Would love to connect with y’all as we work with many of the local food innovators solving their space needs.

    http://www.bonappetit.com/entertaining-style/trends-news/article/sriracha-awesome-over

    Enjoy one more feather in your cap!
    Pat

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