Cork, Ireland isn't really a town synonymous with culinary breakthroughs in hot-sauce technology, but it's exactly where the seeds were planted for the Saucesome Hot Sauce company to eventually come to tasty, tasty fruition.

Saucesome was formed in 2010 by Cory Gray and Ryan Stively. The two met while touring Europe in two separate bands in 2009. Over the course of the tour, the two bonded over their interest in music, DIY philosophy, and painful withdrawal from Mexican food.

After learning that each had a hobby of occasionally brewing up their own hot sauce for gifts and personal use, they decided to collaborate on a batch upon return to the States; and thus a legend was born.

After perfecting their recipes throughout three years of research and experimentation, Saucesome was certified for resale, and the two began to sell their red and green varieties at small retailers, online, and to bars and restaurants in the Portland, OR metro area.


Without over-powering your food, Saucesome can make even the blandest food taste good without packing on the calories.

Even though our flagship red and green fall near the mild end of the heat-spectrum, our sauce offers a boost of vitamin C and capsaicin, a compound found in spicy chile peppers that are responsible for that infamous glowing pepper-warmth. Both Vitamin C and capsaicin have been shown in studies to assist in increasing metabolism.

Studies have also suggested that capsaicin can better your mood by increasing endorphins, which are essential to sustain a good mood.

Saucesome can make any healthy food delicious. Try it on fish, eggs, as a marinade, or dash on sandwiches, burritos or rice bowls for some extra peppery goodness.

We use only the highest quality natural ingredients for our sauces, ensuring a high-quality product. We try to source local and organic ingredients whenever possible, and never use preservatives.

Every batch is made by hand, with love, in East Portland by sauce professionals.