HellFire Detroit hot sauce is on the new season of 'Hot Ones,' the spiciest interview show ever

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Have you seen Hot Ones, "the show with hot questions, and even hotter wings?"

The premise is so simple it's genius: Over the course of an interview, host Sean Evans and his guest eat 10 chicken wings. With each wing, Evans provides an increasingly hotter hot sauce and asks a question.

These sauces get hot: Evans ends with a sauce called "The Last Dab," which clocks in at a scorching 3.3 million Scoville Heat Units. By the end of the interview, the guests — which have included the likes of Charlize Theron, Jeff Goldblum, and Key & Peele — are usually babbling nonsense, chugging water by the pitcher, and otherwise squirming in pain. It's quite possibly the best interview show ever, and certainly the spiciest.

Anyway, as Hot Ones heads, we were geeked to learn that the new season features a lineup of new-to-the-show sauces, which includes the Motor City's own HellFire Detroit Habanero sauce.

Evans introduces the lineup in a new teaser clip. Of HellFire Detroit, Evans called the sauce "straightforward and satisfying," adding:

"Fire-roasted Habaneros, vinegar, a touch of sea salt, and olive oil. That's it. Straight fire. No fillers. In the words of Trick Trick, 'Welcome to Detroit City.'"

The sauce clocks in at 100,000-300,000 Scoville Units, making it one of the hotter sauces in the lineup. We can't wait to see it in action! It's available for sale from hellfiredetroit.com if you want to see if you can handle the heat.

Hot Ones Season 9 premieres at 11 a.m. EST on Thursday, May 30, and new episodes air on Thursdays on First We Feast's YouTube channel. You can check out the teaser below:


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Lee DeVito

Leyland "Lee" DeVito grew up in the suburbs of Detroit, where he read Metro Times religiously due to teenaged-induced boredom. He became a contributing writer for Metro Times in 2009, and Editor in Chief in 2016. In addition to writing, he also supplies occasional illustrations. His writing has been published...
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