Pure chiles. Pure fire. Pure goodness.



Tangy lips with a mosey glow.
2,500-8,000 Scoville Units (Medium plus)
Learn more about Fresno.




  • Earthy twang with a mellow temper.
  • 1,000–2,000 Scoville Units (Mild)
  • Learn more about Poblano.

$ 10



  • Smoky sweet with a pleasant sting.
  • 100–3,500 Scoville Units (Medium)
  • Learn more about Cherry Bomb.

$ 12



  • Exotic nose with a fiery smack.
  • 15,000–35,000 Scoville Units (Hot)
  • Learn more about Manzana.

$ 14



  • Flirtatious lure with a vicious bite.
  • 100,000–300,000 Scoville Units (Yikes!)
  • Learn more about Habanero.

$ 14


The Good Word

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  • "I just picked up your hot sauce from Meijer. I grabbed the habanero sauce. I couldn't wait to try it, so when I got home I threw it on some mac and cheese. It is by far the best hot sauce I have tried in years. Good job on creating a quality sauce with great flavor."
    Shane - Michigan

  • "You are an artist with hot sauce."
    Bryan - Michigan

  • "Your product is so awesome!"
    Anitha - Michigan

  • "My husband and I were at friend's house over the weekend and they had your hot sauce...It knocked me on my butt! lol"
    Nikki - Michigan

  • "What's up!?! I'm enjoying your Habañero sauce with dinner and keep wondering when are you going to move out of the Yikes zone and into the Deadly zone? With the flavor you pack into the Habañero sauce, it makes me wonder what you guys can do with some Ghost Chiles or Reapers."
    Nick - Michigan

  • "That Fresno! New fav! Almost killed it last night with some crab and lobster cakes."
    Alex - Michigan

  • "I received some of your sauces for Christmas and OMG! I made white chicken chili and flavored it with the Manzana sauce. 😱 It was SO GOOD! I can’t imagine my chili with out it now! Great job guys!"
    Kaitlin - Michigan

  • "My wife saw your Cherry Bomb at Westborn and bought 3 bottles. That shit is money!"
    Chip - Michigan

  • "I eat the Habanero DAILY! I am currently on a mission to find a replica or close 2nd to this amazing sauce. Still no luck, but I have come close. I simply cannot afford $14 a week on this habit. I would love for you guys to sell larger bottles or give us a "Hot Box" that contained just Habanero. Show the love!"
    Bobby - Michigan

  • "I think I've weaponized your sauce by putting it in the microwave to get the last bit of goodness out of the bottom. Can't breathe! :) So good!"
    Chris - Michigan

  • "Liked by people of all ages! Hell Fire Cherry Bomb is a favorite with everyone in our home. But seriously, this kid was screaming to try it... and after her first taste, I had to pry the bottle from her hands. (No joke)"
    Joanna - Arizona

  • "By the way...your sauce rocks! Customer for life!"
    Bobby - Michigan

  • "Help!!! We use the Habanero in spaghetti sauce/deer camp in the UP......our local source doesn't have it anymore. I'm over by Grand Rapids. What are my options by this coming Tuesday night? It's a big hit with the Yooper group!"
    C Lee - Michigan

  • "I put Cherry Bomb on everything. That shit is money."
    Jason - Michigan

  • "I got a Christmas gift basket of various Made In Detroit foods, and this was a big hit with everyone. I only wish it came in bigger bottles!"
    Lisa - Michigan

  • "You have a new fan. My wife is going crazy about your outstanding Cherry Bomb Hot Sauce. Thanks from one new and delightfully happy customer."

  • "I just wanted to let your company know that you are doing a awesome job. Keep up the fantastic work and thank you."
    Jason - California

  • "Your hot sauces were just savory and amazing and it was so good to discover them at Summer Fancy Food."
    David - New York

  • "I stopped by your booth at the Fancy Food show in NYC last month and I absolutely love Hell Fire Detroit!"
    Bill - New York

  • "Just a quick note to say thanks for the great product! I bought a four pack of Hell Fire at the summit reception in D.C. last week, and even though logistics got a little complicated (I forgot I wasn't checking a bag, so I ended up mailing them home to Deadwood), it was totally worth it. My wife and I love 'em all. Keep up the good work!"
    Dustin - South Dakota

  • "Funny how the world spins - while on LinkedIn, I saw your Hell Fire product. Ironic since I just commented on its unique packaging at a Super Bowl party. Had no idea this was you."
    Karen - Michigan

  • "Thanks for the Hell Fire samples Doug brought with him to CA. I will share (some of) it with the guys at work. Everybody loves it, great stuff. Thanks again!!!"
    Jeff - California

  • "A girl in the elevator saw my HFD beanie and said…I love that brand of hot sauce…I put it on everything!"
    John - Michigan

  • "I was in a meeting and someone unsolicited said they love Hell Hire Detroit and that they were slightly obsessed."
    Jeff - Michigan

  • "Best hot sauce that I ever had. The Cherry Bomb is fantastic, and the Habanero is a close second. The other two I haven’t tried as of yet, but they are on my shelf. Suggestion, open a store here in Chicagoland, you will do well. Thank god for Meijer."
    James - Illinois

  • "I was wearing your Hell Fire Detroit hat in my studio and two people said...I love that stuff."
    Jeff - Michigan

  • "I received a gift of the Hell Fire Detroit sauces from a good friend of mine and must say I love them. I made an egg enchilada with mushrooms and cotija cheese topped with Poblano and Cherry Bomb. Awesome! Keep up the great work and let’s make 2018 an even better year!"
    Patrick - North Carolina

  • "You have the Ferrari of hot sauces."
    Everett - Michigan

  • "The hot sauce packaging is spot on! We have sold half of what I ordered within 2 hours today."
    Tom - Wisconsin

  • "I added some Cherry Bomb to my bland Chinese chicken dish the other night and it made all the difference."
    Jean - Michigan

  • "We have 6 walls of hot sauces with over 2,500 choices. Your product is in the top 10 for sales, good flavor, and great heat."
    Randy - Nebraska

  • "We found you at DIY and my husband is addicted. Thanks!"
    Colleen - Michigan

  • "I got the sampler pack the other day and decided to try this sauce on a piece of pizza last night. Wow it's amazing...can taste all the flavors and is a damn good hot sauce."
    Craig - Missouri

  • "We had a customer Saturday tell us about your sauces and he couldn't brag about them enough. I had to reach out to you and find out if you could tell me details about selling your sauces here."
    Tom - Wisconsin

  • "I bought your hot sauce in Grand Rapids and I like it alot. Can I get it somewhere in Germany/France/Europe?"
    Raphael - Germany

  • "Living here in Tucson, AZ, I thought I would never get used to hot sauce...everything here is too smoky with chipotle, or too hot that you can't enjoy it...until I found Hell Fire Cherry Bomb! Maybe I'm bias because I'm a Detroit native, but seriously this is the most balanced tasty hot sauce I have ever consumed...which now, I love to share with my friends here because they can keep their hot crappy chipotle sauces."
    Joanna - Arizona

  • "Hi ... your sauce is amazing. Our daughter is getting married and we would like to purchase 150 bottles of 4 oz Hell Fire Sauce."
    Lisa - Michigan

  • "I play paintball at Lone Wolf and they had your sauces on the show one day, and since then I've been buying the sauces from Meijer. I've had many friends go out and buy your sauces after they tried it at my house."
    Jason - Michigan

  • "The range of hot sauces are some of the best I've ever tasted. Had the mild Poblano version on Susan's Poblano Scramble this AM. YUMMY! A must try."
    Marc - Michigan

  • "Just got my re-up of HELL FIRE in the mail. Doubled down on it to some awesome dads."
    Dave - Minnesota

  • "I wanted to thank you for helping me with a very original gift for my friends who are lovers of hot."
    John - Pennsylvania

  • "Tried all your sauces at the Winter Market in Birmingham MI this weekend. Went home with a box. Amazing flavor. Thanks for making these!"
    Sarah - Michigan

  • "I got the habanero and it's good on everything. Tastes like it's made with love. Looking forward to an even hotter sauce in the future. Best of luck!"
    Jacob - Michigan

  • "Sadly, my Manzana did not make it the week; I wish I'd bought the Hot Box like my brother did. I ate it on everything: even put water in the dregs and poured *that* on my burrito. I believe your sauce is the best I have ever tasted. Thank you for your craft and approach."
    Dawn - Michigan

  • "Kevin let me have a taste of the hot sauce and it was delicious!”"
    Gina - Michigan

  • "My husband loves your stuff. Eats it every night!!!"
    Marie - Michigan

  • "I bought the trio of these sauces from Leon and Lulu for the boyfriend for Xmas and he likes them a lot!"
    Sara - Michigan

  • "I bought my mom the Habanero and she LOVED it. ☺ "
    Erin - Michigan

  • "Great sauces, man. Just enjoyed some of the Cherry Bomb on scrambled eggs a moment ago."
    Peter - Arizona

  • "Adding a little bit to a meal really brings out different elements to each dish."
    Sean - Michigan

  • "I put some of the Poblano hot sauce on my enchiladas the other day and it was great!"
    Eddie - Arizona

  • "Received your Cherry Bomb sauce in my latest @mittencrate and I have almost eaten the entire bottle! It's fantastic! Bravo!"

  • "Tried the Poblano and Manzana. Awesome!"
    Bill - Florida

  • "Holy Hell Fire! Ok, I have fallen in love with this sauce. My only issue is the habanero sauce is always sold out. Love seeing good stuff come out of Detroit like this! Well done."
    Tylar - Michigan

  • "You have the best fucking hot sauce! So many nuances. I’ve become a hot sauce snob."
    Karl - Michigan

  • "Brought your HFD sauces to a super bowl party and was met with rave reviews."
    Dave - Michigan

  • "Used Hell Fire to spice up my guacamole for Super Bowl. Awesome!!"
    Joe - Michigan

  • "Put the Cherry Bomb on my kids eggs. They LOVED it! Right on!"
    Lee - Michigan

  • “Craig tried the hot sauce and he was choking and wiping his eyes and nose. Success in 2016 buddy!"
    Alan - Michigan

  • "We are still using the crap out of your sauces, so that is a good sign. Enjoy your holidays and keep slingin' sauce!"
    Kristy - New York

  • "Just had an awesome ham & cheese sandwich and tried every one of yer hot sauces. Fucking all great! Really loved the habanero and cherry bomb. However they are all great!!!"
    Mikee - Michigan

  • "Yes! It's fantastic! Let's talk Monday or Tuesday about what month works best for a collaboration."
    Andrew - Michigan

  • "The sauce is really good. My wife and I have almost finished the bottle already."
    Marty - Michigan

  • “This Hell Fire Detroit hot sauce is hella good!!!! I bought the Cherry Bomb for myself and have enjoyed it with eggs and also with hummus. It is so much more flavorful than my former favorite hot sauce."
    Kelly - Ohio

  • "It was lovely, fun, tasty, creative, handy, diet friendly, and delectable! Amen to a great meal."
    Terry - Hawaii

  • "We really like this sauce and hope to get it on our shelves."
    Tyler - New York

  • "It is PURE GENIUS – I LOVE THE NAME and the TASTE NO EVIL! The sky is the limit and I think it’s gonna be HUGE!!!"
    Joan - Ontario

  • “The best hot sauce in the Motor City, currently being enjoyed in New Orleans! There's a lot of great hot sauce down here, but can't beat this stuff!!!"
    Theresa - Louisiana

  • "Thanks for all the goodness! I put these sauces on all kinds of foods ranging from eggs to potatoes to fish to pizza to pasta to chicken to waffles and beyond!!!!!"
    Al - Michigan

  • "Can't wait to put this on my turkey!"
    Mike - Michigan

  • "When Hell Fire Miami's ready, you got yourself a sales man!!!"
    Alex - Florida

  • "I've had all 4. Excellent! The Manzana is my #1. Going to need to re-up soon."
    Dave - Minnesota

  • "This stuff is amazing."
    Charles - Louisiana


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Yeeha!!! We are on Hot Ones - Season 9!!!

May 20, 2019

We're guessing most of you know about Hot Ones. But just in case, Hot Ones is a YouTube show hosted by Sean Evans. He interviews celebrities while they sample increasingly spicy chicken wings. The first sauce is mild with the final sauce reaching a super hot Scoville rating of over 2,000,000. Past celebrities appearing on the show have included Shaquille O'Neal, Seth Rogen and Scarlett Johansson. Click on the image or Read More to watch the video. The first episode for Season 9 is May 30. We are totally jazzed to be on the show!!! Hell yeah!!! dB     Read more

TASTE NO EVIL!!!!!!!!!!!

October 01, 2016

Greetings- I met you and your sauce @ DIY. Sadly, my Manzana did not make it the week; I wish I'd bought the Hot Box like my brother did. I ate it on everything: even put water in the dregs and poured *that* on my burrito. [It was with a great lamentation that I emptied said bottle.] I believe your sauce is the best I have ever tasted, and am hoping you'll consider special releases in larger bottles. I would pay $45 for, say, a 22 ounce or 750 ml bottle of special release hotness. And it would look very... Read more

John Salley Digs The Sauce!

September 24, 2016

Big thanks to John Salley for his good VIBES in this yummy hot sauce movement! Salley was drafted by the Detroit Pistons in the first round of the 1986 NBA draft out of Georgia Tech. After joining the Pistons, he became close friends with Adrian Dantley, who taught him proper nutrition, how to exercise, and how to conduct himself off the court. Salley called Dantley "The Teacher." Salley would become good friends with comedian Eddie Murphy and made several appearances at comedy clubs in the off-season. In 1989 and 1990, he played on two Pistons NBA championship teams. He is... Read more

Helena Alexis Digs the Sauce!

July 24, 2016

  Big thanks to Helena Alexis for her good VIBES in this yummy hot sauce movement!Helena is a very busy actress best known for: - Birdman- The Line- Rulers of Darkness- Trust No One- The Perfect Stalker Stay saucy y'all! dB Read more

The Blue Buck has the Sauce!

July 24, 2016

Hey! The next time you're up north making your way to the Traverse City area, or camping, off-roading, snowmobiling, hunting, fly fishing, or tubing down the Manistee River, make sure you pick up your food and party supplies from The Blue Buck on M-72 located about 10 miles west of Grayling on M-72. It's a warm and friendly little store full of craft beers, fine wines, excellent meats, awesome BBQ, and amazing hot sauce. : ) Some reviews:"The Blue Buck is an amazing place to stop for all of you northern MI needs. We were so very pleased with the selection of goods! I believe... Read more

Highway to Hell Fire Detroit!

July 23, 2016

As HELL FIRE DETROIT was nudging its way into stores around Michigan, we always asked buyers for recommendations on food distributors. Carmela came up every time! Carmela Foods is a full service regional specialty food, estate wine, prime meat, and premium seafood distributor that stays ahead of industry trends to keep their customers on the cutting edge of the food industry. They distribute to specialty food retailers, restaurants, country clubs, hotels, resorts, and wine establishments throughout the entire state of Michigan and Northern Ohio. They are dedicated to using Michigan companies when ever possible and travel the world to educate themselves about industry trends. “As a specialty distributor, Hell Fire Detroit... Read more

Brian Zarin Digs the Sauce!

July 22, 2016

Big thanks to Brian Zarin for his VIBES in this yummy hot sauce movement!Brian is a very active actor having worked on projects such as: - Swamp Squad- Sweet Darling- Harvard Court- Parenthood His most recent project is "Operation Neighborhood Watch" with Denise Richards. Stay saucy y'all! dB           Read more

Lindsey Haun Digs the Sauce!

July 18, 2016

Big thanks to Lindsey Haun for her VIBES in this yummy hot sauce movement! Lindsey is best known for playing:- Ramona, on Graceland- Hadley Hale, on True Blood- Liss, on Such a Small World- Jordan Norris, on Criminal Minds- Beatrice Burleigh, on Star Trek VoyagerStay saucy y'all. dB   Read more

Gettin' Saucy on Torch Lake!

July 17, 2016

Torch Lake is known for many things. National Geographic ranked it the third most beautiful lake in the world. It has an amazing sand bar, which attracted over 10,000 people (not good) during last year's Fourth of July weekend. Famous types have digs on the lake (Kid Rock, Eminem, Michael Moore). And of course, Dave's Burger Barge, which serves the juiciest burgers, the fattest dogs, and now, the baddest hot sauce! If you haven't been to Torch Lake, you're missing out on one of Michigan's most beautiful places. Life's short. Go now! You can access the sand bar by boat and also by foot using a public access point about 10... Read more


July 16, 2016

  Hello peeps. Too much S#iT goin' down. And writing blogstuff kinda sucks for now! We're simplifyn’. Less words. More snaps. At least for now. Stay saucy!!! dB Read more

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