McIlhenny’s Tabasco sauce still uses many of the production processes developed over 150 years ago.
The process starts with hand-picking peppers. Next, the peppers are sent for grinding and mixed with salt within one hour of being picked, then placed in oak whiskey barrels, covered with salt, and left to age for three years.
From the barrel, the mash is mixed with vinegar and then churned for three to four weeks. This is followed by a two-stage milling process that removes the […]