CHICAGO — Spirit & Co. is entering the condiment category with a flagship line of sauces made in small batches with premium liquor. The lineup includes five offerings — barbecue sauce, ketchup, mustard, steak sauce and hot sauce — each made with a different specialty liquor.
The Vodka & Italian Tomato Ketchup is made with premium American vodka from select grain that is distilled four times and bottled in Kentucky.
The Bourbon & Smokey Bacon BBQ Sauce features Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey that is produced in America.
The Irish Whiskey & Honey Mustard contains barrel-aged Irish whiskey that is master distilled and blended in Ireland.
The Cabernet Sauvignon & Steak Sauce includes Cabernet Sauvignon from grapes harvested and produced in Chile.
The Tequila & Green Chile Hot Sauce is made with 100% Tequila Blanco produced and bottled in Mexico.
The shelf-stable sauces are debuting at Specialty Food Live! 2020, a virtual event held Sept. 21-24 and run by the Specialty Food Association that is designed for retailers and manufactures to meet and do business.
“Specialty Food Live! 2020 is all about showcasing bestselling products and spotting the latest industry trends,” said Nick Spencer, chief executive officer of Spirit & Co. “It’s the perfect opportunity to launch Spirit & Co. … We’re excited to meet buyers looking for unique and specialty items for the upcoming holiday season.”