Texas Sweet Heat Chipotle Brisket Dry Rub

We already know we're going to catch some flack from the true Texas BBQ diehards out there, but hear us out:

There's more than one way to make a Texas BBQ sauce. 

For instance, you could make a vinegar-based sauce with some chipotle peppers for a bit of a heat kick, and then sweeten it with a Texas honey blend. That may not sound like a traditional BBQ sauce. That's because it's not: it's Local Hive Chipotle Honey Hot Sauce.

A Hot Sauce with the Soul of a BBQ Sauce

We were in the kitchen, trying to come up with some delicious new uses for Local Hive's Texas honey blend. We ended up making possibly the greatest sauce to ever grace our sweet, Southern taste buds.

This is sweet heat, Texas style. While we called it a "hot sauce," don't let that scare you off. It's a mellow blend of smoky chipotle peppers and our Texas honey blend.

And while we know this is heresy in Texas: it makes a dang good BBQ sauce.

But there's a whole lot more Local Hive Chipotle Honey Hot Sauce can do:

  • Add some smoky chipotle spice to a burrito bowl
  • Put the finishing touch on some homemade chili
  • Give your nachos some sweet-heat sizzle

Now, if we tried to get into the specifics of how to smoke a brisket BBQ-style, we'd be here all day.

So instead, here's a sweet-heat dry rub you can make at home. It's built for brisket, but it's just as good on chicken and pork, too.

Texas Sweet Heat Chipotle Brisket Dry Rub

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