Hot sauce.

A condiment, a gift, or a see who cries first competition.

Hot sauce has contributed to viral videos, podcast topics, even Youtube channels dedicated to eating hot wings with celebrities. With its growing popularity, why wouldn’t hot sauce be a trendy gift for the hot sauce lover in your life?

People have always gifted hot sauces to their spice loving friends and family. The hot sauce gifting trend isn’t slowing down anytime soon. From hard to find hot sauces around the world, to the most sizzling hot sauces available on the planet, gifting a bottle of hot sauce is probably something you’ve done.

We thought about the trendiness of hot sauce, and we think hot sauce is here to say, but the trend is shifting from buying premade sauces to MAKING hot sauces.

As your DIY resource, Makers Make Stuff has provided you with tips and tricks to making the hot sauce at home, but we know that not everyone has time for making hot sauce from scratch.

Whether you want to make hot sauce and gift the spicy condiment to friends and family or you want to gift the hot sauce making supplies to your favorite hot sauce snob, we’ve done the research for you.

Top 5 DIY Hot Sauce Making Kits:

We’ve scoured the competition and have made our list of what we believe to be the Ultimate Top 5 List of DIY Hot Sauce Kits.

1. DIY Gift Kits: Hot Sauce Making Kit:

This kit offers everything you need to make 7 bottles of gourmet hot sauce. Included in the package are Ancho Pasillas, Chipotle, Habanero, and Ghost Peppers, so that you can create a custom blend of peppers for your hot sauce. All peppers included are heirloom peppers grown by 5th generation family farmers.

For when this gift runs out, the company offers a booster pack for half the price with hotter peppers, a new spice blend packet, and four more bottles with labels.

This kit comes with all of the materials required for custom blended hot sauces, including a Scoville chart to customize the heat of your hot sauce. Use the interactive recipe cards to start making your next favorite hot sauce!

Included in Kit:

  • 3 Glass Woozy Bottles
  • 4 Squeeze Bottles
  • 2 Inch Funnel
  • Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Zipped Pouch of Spice Blend
  • 2 Pairs of Gloves
  • 5 PH Strips
  • 3 Woozy Reducers
  • 3 Black Caps
  • 4 Squeeze Bottle Tops with Red Cap
  • Ancho Pasillas
  • Chiptole and Habanero Pepper Bags
  • Instruction Card
  • Pouch of Ghost Pepper
  • 7 Label Stickers

2. Grow and Make DIY Artisan Hot Sauce Making Kit:

This kit helps you to create three 5oz bottles of your customized blend of hot sauce.

You can choose from classic recipes like Louisiana Style, Smoky Chipotle, or experiment to create your own blended flavors.

The kit includes six customizable recipes using Chipotle, Guajillo, and Arbol peppers. Also included are a variety of chili powders and other spices to help you create a blended hot sauce you’ll love.

Included in Kit:

  • Guajillo, Chipotle, and Arbol Peppers
  • Cayenne, Ancho, Curry, and New Mexico Chili Powders
  • Apple Cider Vinegar
  • White Vinegar
  • Brown Sugar
  • Recipe Booklet
  • Gloves
  • Labels
  • 3 Glass Bottles with Lids
  • Funnel

The peppers in this kit are dried and shelf-stable for when you are ready to become a hot sauce creator.

3. Bunsters Hot Sauce Making Kit:

For the lazy hot sauce lover in your life, this no-cook hot sauce making kit features pour and shake recipes and supplies for a beginner hot sauce maker.

The Creator of Bunsters originated in Australia, and she has traveled the world to perfect her hot sauce recipes for this kit.

Using simple ingredients typically found in most kitchens ( vinegar and chili powders), you can mix, shake, and pour your custom blend of Bunsters Hot Sauce.

Included in Kit:

  • Funnel
  • Measuring Glass
  • Recipes Book
  • Two Bottles of Bunsters Hot Sauces (Reuse the bottles when finished!)

You can upgrade this kit for the Ultimate Gift Pack, which includes four empty Bunster Style Glass Bottles.

4. BYOB Hot Sauce DIY Hot Sauce Making Kit:

This gift set kit helps you to make four different 5 oz bottles of custom-blended gourmet hot sauce.

This kit includes aged and dried “mashes” of Cayenne, Serano, Jalapeno, and Habanero peppers. Also added is a bonus ghost pepper if you want to increase the heat in any of your hot sauce bottles.

Included in Kit:

  • 4 5oz Glass Bottles
  • Reducer Tops
  • Caps
  • Shrink Sleeves
  • Labels
  • Funnel
  • 4 Different Ages Pepper Mashes (Dried Peppers Blended with Salt)
  • Bonus Ghost Pepper for increased heat!

Using this kit, you can customize your hot sauce blends and then even label and professionally wrap your bottles to gift them to friends and family.

5. Thoughtfully Gifts DIY Hot Sauce Kit:

This unique kit comes with four mini skull-shaped jars for making deadly hot sauce blends.

Featured Peppers: Jamaican Allspice, Red Cayenne, Guajillo, and Chipotle.
This kit includes recipes for a variety of sauces, including Sweet Heat, Cajun Lovers, and Caribbean hot sauces.

With four kinds of dried peppers and five different spice blends included in this kit, you can create unique customized combinations of hot sauces to then bottle and label as gifts. The package alone would make an excellent gift for the skull-loving hot sauce eater in your life.

Included in Kit:

  • 4 Mini Skull Mason Jars
  • 2 Funnels
  • Recipe Book
  • Gloves
  • Seasoning and Spices: Curry, Cumin, Cayenne, Ancho Pepper, and New Mexico Chili
  • Dried Peppers: Jamaican Allspice, Red Cayenne, Guajillo, and Chipotle

Buying DIY Hot Sauce Kits

Whether you’re looking to bottle your unique hot sauces as gifts or give the gift of a hot sauce making kit, one of these kits will serve your purposes. Each kit comes with dried peppers and added seasonings for you to blend creatively.

Let us know which kit suits your tastebuds!

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