18 Of The Best Gifts For Hot Sauce Lovers

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Here at Pepper Geek, we know hot sauce. If you’re trying to find the perfect gift for the hot sauce lover in your family, you’ve come to the right place.

Buying gifts can be difficult. Maybe the hot sauce lover in your family seems to have every hot sauce known to man. Even if you’re not a fan of spicy food yourself, we took the guesswork out of it for you. Here at Pepper Geek, we’ve rounded up some of the best gifts that any spice connoisseur is sure to love.

1. Torchbearer Hot Sauce Variety Pack

We love Torchbearer sauces. In fact, it’s one of our favorite brands. Any hot sauce lover will enjoy this variety pack of unique and tasty sauces so they can choose their favorite before buying the full size. The miniature bottles are also perfect for packing into a a lunch box or taking on-the-go. You can’t go wrong with anything from this brand! They’re delicious.

  • Amazing hot sauce brand
  • All-natural, Vegan, Extract-free
  • Mini-bottle variety pack

2. Hot Sauce Kit Gift Set

This gift set has everything you need to start making your own hot sauce. In the kit, you’ll find various dried pepper varieties, glass bottles, and even apple cider vinegar. If the hot sauce lover in your family hasn’t tried making their own yet, this is a great place to start.

  • Best seller on Amazon
  • Includes various dried pepper flakes
  • Made and packed in the USA

3. Melinda’s Hot Sauce Variety Pack

This isn’t just any hot sauce variety pack… this is the Melinda’s pack. Melinda’s makes really good sauce. They’re the kind of sauce where you can go through the entire bottle in a few days (in our household anyways). Luckily, this gift pack comes with 5 bottles. We think it’s a really reasonable price point for how tasty and versatile the sauces are as well!

  • Made with whole, fresh ingredients
  • 5 full bottles at a reasonable price
  • Supporting a small business

4. Fly By Jing Triple Threat

This is our absolute favorite chili crisp on the market. This variety pack comes with the staple chili crisp oil, as well as the Mala Spice Mix and the Zhong Sauce. You can buy each bottle on their own, but the variety pack gives you a taste of everything. Anyone who loves hot sauce will enjoy these products from Fly By Jing!

  • Tasty on absolutely everything (pizza, stir-fry, we’ve tried it all)
  • Sugar free
  • A truly one of a kind flavor

5. Hot Sauce Packet Sampler

If there is one thing the hot sauce lover agrees on, it is this…restaurants never have enough hot sauce! Sometimes, you just want to reach into your purse or center console and pull out a packet of hot sauce to dress up your sandwich. These single serve packets are perfect for the hot sauce lover on-the-go, and also stash great in the desk at work.

  • Good variety of well-known brand
  • Convenient single-serve packets

6. Samyang Hot Chicken Ramen Noodles

Hot chicken ramen noodles

These ramen noodles are the real deal. Your favorite hot sauce lover won’t need to add any extra spice to these – they’re fiery!

  • Spicy and delicious
  • Not available in most chain grocery stores
  • Fun novelty gift

7. Death Nut Super Spicy Challenge

This one is for the super spicy food lover in your family. If you know someone who likes to challenge the limits, get them the death nut challenge. Participants eat 5 levels of spicy peanuts, from mild to wild (this one is no joke!).

  • Extremely spicy
  • Will humble the overconfident spicy food lover

8. Cholula Original Single Serve Packets

Cholula is one of our all-time favorite hot sauces. If you know someone who takes hot sauce wherever they go, these single-serve packets are a perfect gift.

  • Portable single-serve packets
  • Great stocking stuffer
  • Well-known (delicious) Cholula sauce

9. Fuego Box Subscription Box

Fuego box gift

If you’re looking for a hot sauce club subscription gift, Fuego Box is a great option. Check out our full review of Fuego Box here.

  • Subscription box gift
  • Choose from 1, 2, or 3 hot sauces to a box
  • Top-rated hot sauce box

10. Wickles Pickles Original

When we’re not making our own spicy pickles, we’re buying Wickles. Wickles are the “pickle that bites back!”. These guys aren’t terribly spicy, but anyone who likes a little kick should enjoy these tasty pickles.

  • Unique flavor unlike any pickle we’ve ever had
  • Made in the USA
  • Available on Amazon as well as some chain grocery stores

11. Spicy Lovers Tea Towel

Hot sauce lover tea towel

Hot sauce goes great on everything (even dish or tea towels). This adorable tea towel is the perfect stocking stuffer for the hot sauce lover in your life. While you’re at it, shop around Uncommon Goods for some unique gifts for the whole family!

  • 100% Cotton
  • Made in Brooklyn, NY

12. Chinese Hot Pot Starter Kit

Hot pot kit gift

Another great gift from Uncommon Goods. If your hot sauce fanatic loves hot pot, they’ll love this hot pot kit. Fully equipped with the soup base, chili oil and noodles, this is a fun gift for someone who likes getting crafty in the kitchen.

  • Fun DIY Kit
  • Sold only at Uncommon Goods

13. Spicy Simple Syrup

Many hot sauce lovers also love cocktails. Why not combine the two? These handmade syrups are the perfect way to spice up a margarita.

  • Each bottle makes 10-15 drinks
  • Handmade in the USA

14. Pepper Geek Shirt!

Black "Pepper Geek" t-shirt
Pepper Geek shirt!

We love the Pepper Geek logo so much we had to put it on a comfy shirt. Any hot sauce lover is sure to appreciate this geeky, cozy cotton tee.

  • 100% cotton, unique Pepper Geek Logo

15. Smoked Ghost Pepper Powder

When cayenne powder just isn’t enough, your hot sauce loving friends will appreciate this super-spicy ghost pepper powder. Just be sure to warn them that this stuff is no joke!

  • Smokey flavor
  • Extra heat

16. Farm-to-Bottle Microdose Hot Sauce

Pepper extract gift set

These aren’t ordinary hot sauces. These tiny bottles pack a serious punch because they’re potent pepper extracts. A few drops will go a long way in terms of flavor and heat.

  • Extracts made from rare, single strain chili peppers
  • Grown organically
  • Good stocking stuffer

17. Hot Sauce Recipe Book

Take it from us, chiliheads like making their own hot sauce as much they enjoy eating it. This recipe book includes delicious sauce recipes and even ways to use them!

  • Includes 32 recipes with varying levels of heat
  • Easy to follow recipes with history on hot sauce
  • Would make a good complement to a hot sauce making kit

18. Tabasco Keychain

If you know someone who just has to have hot sauce on every meal, why not gift them this Tabasco keychain. It comes with a mini tabasco bottle that is perfect for bringing along to restaurants.

  • Gimmicky yet practical
  • Affordable hot sauce gift

That wraps up our list of the best gifts for hot sauce lovers! Let us know in the comments if you think there is anything we should add. We’re always on the lookout for new products for chiliheads.


Crystalyn loves spicy food and getting creative in the kitchen. When she isn’t finding new ways to use hot sauce, shes very busy watching cat videos on the internet.

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