Barbecue Sauces - Different Varieties

Dear BBQ Friend: barbecue sauces

There are many different types of barbecue sauces originating from the many regions of BBQ in the US. In barbecue competitions, we use Ole Ray's and Big Bob Gibson's. The National Barbecue Association recently had a barbecue sauce competition and the results are below. Of course, you had to enter the contest to win, so the results below are the winners only from the group of barbecue sauce companies that participated in the contest. As you can see from the category column, there are many types of barbecue sauces to choose from...


1st Place

2nd Place

3rd Place

People's Choice

Bayou Barbecue

Ole Ray's

Elizabeth's Custom Catering

Tomato - Mild

Jack's Kansas City Sauce

Ole Ray's Kentucky Bourbon

Russ & Franks Sassy

Tomato - Spicy

Uncle Pete's Original

Smokey Jon's Spicy Gourmet

Jack's Sweet Hot Sauce

Mustard - Mild

Golden Hog Gourmet

Big Bob Gibson's Mustard

Ole Ray's Classic Gold

Mustard - Spicy

Ole Ray's Kentucky Gold

GiGi's Sweet Heat Raspberry


Fruit - Mild

Ole Ray's Blackberry Wine

Rocky Mtn Apricot Sauce

Ole Ray's Apple Cinnamon

Fruit - Spicy

Dog House Chipotle Raspberry

GiGi's Sweet Heat Raspberry

Rich's Sweet Heat

Vinegar - Mild

Smokey Jon's Mild Vinegar

Woody's Mild BBQ Sauce

Smokey Hollow Pig Sauce

Vinegar - Spicy

Rocky Mtn Texas Spicy Sauce

Smokey Jon's Spicy Vinegar

Woody's Hot BBQ Sauce


Bill Anderson