When reviewing any type of food product for FANGORIA, one
finds relating the product to the horror community to be a difficult task. Let’s
face it, anyone can slap a scary label on a jar of pickles and claim it to have
horror movie relevance. Torch Bearer sauces, on the other hand, do come very
close to making what’s on the outside relevant to what’s on the inside through
two new sauces, “Oh My Garlic” and “Zombie Apocalypse”.
Oh My Garlic is a vampire themed garlic sauce that’s for
those of us who think eating a raw garlic clove just isn’t enough. It’s powerful straight garlic flavor is only
slightly off set by a subtle hint of lime. I would have preferred a little more
tang to it, just like I would have preferred to have not reeked of garlic for
the remainder of the day. Fortunately,
if garlic is a vampire deterrent, I was quite safe for a long time to come.
The hottest of the hot, Zombie Apocalypse sauce will make a
definite lasting impression on you.
Featuring a blend of bhut jolokia peppers and habanera peppers it may
just be more weapon then condiment. I
made the mistake of indulging with straight tongue-to-bottle contact—a rookie
move that nearly knocked me to the floor and left me feeling the effects for
close to twenty minutes. For a second
taste, I spread the heat over a slice of bread an experience that was only
slightly less painful. With a double
dose coursing through my mouth, it did feel as though the heat was impairing my
judgment and destroying all my motor and speech functions. Would this be how the zombie uprising
Be warned, neither of these sauces is for anyone who prefers
a bland diet.
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