Hey there, loyal readers! My featured product on tonight’s Fiery Friday is a simple one. I’m taking a look at Pappy’s Gold Rush Spicy Mustard (from the folks at BourbonQ), a little jar of the ever-popular yellow condiment. I love mustard, but spicy mustard is incredibly ubiquitous, so I’m hoping that this stuff can hold up to the jars and bottles you can easily find in stores.
Mustard (vinegar, select mustard seed, salt, turmeric, spices), Honey, Spices (paprika, garlic, onion, pepper, thyme, oregano)
No surprises here. To be honest, though, I was hoping for something that screams “spicy,” but there’s nothing here in this list that really makes this stand out from the competition. I am pleased, though, that it doesn’t rely on horseradish for its burn. Ugh.
This is a yellow mustard, much like the typical generic mustard. In fact, if it didn’t come in a cute little jar, it would be almost indistinguishable from every other yellow mustard out there.
Smell and Taste:
Despite the presence of honey in the ingredients list, Pappy’s Gold Rush neither smells nor tastes like honey mustard. It is a standard mustard through and through, albeit one with a slightly more pungent bite to it than the bog-standard stuff.
In what universe is this considered spicy? Seriously, I want to know, because I bet I could go there and conquer it with something midway up our scale. This stuff is a Mild at best, and won’t give anyone any problems in the heat department. The good news, though, is that it’s freakin’ delicious. I can just eat it straight out of the jar like a dip, it’s that good. I’m giving it a Notable.
It’s mustard. If you don’t know how to use mustard by now, there’s really no hope for you.
I kept this one short, because honestly there’s not much to say about a standard mustard product. You’re just like you’re so delicious, Pappy’s Gold Rush.