Hot Ones Season 20 Lineup Revealed

Sean Evans Reveals the Hot Ones Hot Sauce Lineup for Season 20 

Hot Ones Season 20 is here! The YouTube sensation where host Sean Evans guides a celebrity guest through hot questions and even hotter wings is back for the big 2-0. Hot Ones Season 20 promises to be one of the best runs yet! This season’s Hot Ones hot sauce lineup is packed with unique, feel-good flavors and fun peppers, creating a crescendo of capsaicin to intrigue star interviewees and fans alike. If you haven’t pulled the trigger yet, be sure to secure a Hot Ones 10 Pack to experience the full Hot Ones tradition for yourself. Trust us, you’re not going to want to miss out on a single hot sauce from this season’s lineup! All that’s left to do is secure some wings, call your friends, and let Hot Ones host Sean Evans lead you on a journey up Mt. Scoville!

Hot Ones Season 20 Lineup

#1 The Classic - Chili Maple | Hot Ones Hot Sauce

#1 The Classic - Chili Maple | Hot Ones Hot Sauce

Hot Ones sweetest #1 sauce is back! This edition of The Classic hot sauce combines real maple syrup with grassy Fresno chilis and apple cider vinegar. The heat? Nbd. The flavor? Delicious. And we’re just getting started!

Scoville Heat Units: 1,600

Ingredients: Chili peppers, maple syrup, cider vinegar, vinegar, garlic, garlic powder, salt, black pepper, turmeric

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#2 Banjee Ranch | Shaquanda's

#2 Banjee Ranch | Shaquanda's

Herby, ranchy goodness! This ranch-inspired hot sauce gets its dreamy texture from tahini! An herb-y mix of chives, dill and celery seed channels nostalgic ranch dressing flavor. Heirloom Sivathei peppers lend subtle heat and earthiness.

Scoville Heat Units: 6,200

Ingredients: White distilled vinegar, water, tahini (ground sesame seeds), onion, sugar, onion powder, black pepper, garlic powder, salt, dill, celery seed, chives, heirloom smoked Sivathei chili

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#3 Cadejo | Donis

#3 Cadejo | Donis

Habanero peppers kick things up a notch in this tart and peppery hot sauce from Donis makers Amelia and Greg. Cadejo is named for the mythical supernatural spirit dog, and this sauce’s flavor is equally one-of-a-kind. Magical! 

Scoville Heat Units: 15,000

Ingredients: White vinegar, mango, onion, carrot, habanero pepper, garlic, olive oil, salt, pepper, paprika

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#4 Los Calientes | Hot Ones Hot Sauce

#4 Los Calientes | Hot Ones Hot Sauce

If you’re a longtime Hot Ones fan, you know and love this hot sauce. The OG sauce of summer is back for Hot Ones Season 20, with its sweet-tangy mix of tomatillo, apricot and cumin. This is where the lineup takes a turn!

Scoville Heat Units: 36,000

Ingredients: Chiles (green serrano, applewood smoked  green serrano, orange habanero), apple cider, apricot (ascorbic acid added), apple cider vinegar, lemon juice, tomatillo, agave nectar, water, garlic, salt, toasted onion, cumin, culantro, black pepper, celery seed

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#5 Ghost Pepper Hot Sauce | Brooklyn Delhi

#5 Ghost Pepper Hot Sauce | Brooklyn Delhi

Chef Chitra Agrawal honors her Indian heritage with this savory tomato and masala-based hot sauce. Its heat derives from India’s iconic chili pepper, the bhut jolokia (ghost pepper), ushering in the spicier side of Season 20.

Scoville Heat Units: 39,000

Ingredients: Tomatoes, water, ghost peppers, tomato paste, sunflower oil, sesame oil, garlic, vinegar, spices (including turmeric), salt, tamarind

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#6 Mushroom Mayhem | Torchbearer Sauces

#6 Mushroom Mayhem | Torchbearer Sauces

Who knew a vegan hot sauce could taste so meaty? The Torchbearer crew packed this sauce full of meaty dried mushroom powder that’s complemented by toasty molasses, umami from garlic and paprika. Don’t let the rich flavor fool you - a combo of habanero and scorpion pepper heat kicks leaves an afterburn.

Scoville Heat Units: 68,000

Ingredients: Red wine vinegar, tomato paste, water, habanero pepper, brown sugar, scorpion pepper, mandarin orange, horseradish, garlic, molasses, black pepper, salt, shiitake mushroom powder, portobello mushroom powder, allspice, paprika

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#7 Dreams of Calypso | Angry Goat Pepper Co

#7 Dreams of Calypso | Angry Goat Pepper Co

Tropical pineapple, mango and yellow mustard will have you dreaming of the Caribbean! This sauce combines sweet fruit with scorching spice from 7-Pot Primo mash. It’s a heater of a #7 sauce to take us into the back half.

Scoville Heat Units: 101,000

Ingredients: Yellow 7-pot pepper mash (peppers, vinegar), pineapple, mango, lime juice, prepared yellow mustard (distilled vinegar, #1 mustard seed, salt, turmeric and spices), carrots, distilled vinegar, cane sugar, yellow bell peppers, sea salt, granulated garlic, allspice

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#8 Evolution Hot Sauce | Da Bomb

#8 Evolution Hot Sauce | Da Bomb

Here at HEATONIST, we don’t carry extract-based sauces. So while we don’t carry Beyond Insanity hot sauce, we partnered up with the makers of Da Bomb to create an all-natural sauce that’s equally powerful but tastes great, too.

Scoville Heat Units: 135,000

Ingredients: Red hot chili peppers, water, vinegar, salt, spices (including paprika and turmeric), minced garlic, cane sugar, garlic powder, extra virgin olive oil, onion powder, lemon juice concentrate, cilantro, mint

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#9 Taco Vibes Only | Butterfly Bakery of Vermont

#9 Taco Vibes Only | Butterfly Bakery of Vermont

Butterfly Bakery’s Claire Georges really turns up the heat for this #9 spot sauce, thanks to Carolina Reaper pepper and slow-building ghost chili. The spice is balanced with a squeeze of lime, a dash of cumin and coriander. Taco Tuesday has never been this sizzling!

Scoville Heat Units: 638,000

Ingredients: Organic distilled white vinegar, red serrano, reaper peppers, lime juice, ghost peppers, garlic scapes, salt, reaper pepper powder, coriander, cumin

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#10 The Last Dab: Apollo | Hot Ones Hot Sauce

#10 The Last Dab: Apollo | Hot Ones Hot Sauce

Last but certainly not least, it’s the pinnacle of Mt. Scoville: The Last Dab. It’s tradition around here to add an extra Dab to the last wing, so cue the milk and the tissues. Our hottest Dab ever, Apollo is made with Smokin' Ed’s Apollo Pepper in fresh, powdered and pure chili distillate forms. Careful around the eyes!

Scoville Heat Units: TBA

Ingredients: The Apollo Pepper, Distilled Vinegar, The Apollo Pepper Powder, The Apollo Pepper Distillate

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Spice lords can watch host Sean Evans reveal the hot sauces in the Hot Ones Season 20 lineup on January 19, 2023. The first episode featuring a Hot Ones guest taking on the spicy wings of doom on January 26, 2023 on First We Feast’s YouTube.

Take home the Hot Ones hot sauces that made stars like Post Malone, Lizzo, Millie Bobby Brown, and Dave Grohl sweat, sputter and take shots (IYKYK) over spicy wings! Each lineup is its own unique snowflake configuration of flavor, spice and fun. Try the Hot Ones Season 19 lineup, the Hot Ones Season 18 lineup or the Hot Ones Season 17 lineup while rewatching Hot Ones latest episode to live the experience alongside favorite guests like David Blaine, Kate Hudson, Will Ferrell, Emma Chamberlain, Kevin Bacon, Billie Eilish, Queen Latifah, Gordon Ramsay, Paul Rudd,Natalie Portman, Jeremy Renner, Matthew Mcconaughey, Daniel Kaluuya and more. Head to First We Feast on Thursdays to catch each new episode, and don’t forget to #stayspicy.

Season 20 features sauces from newcomer Hot Ones makers Brooklyn Delhi and Donis Hot Sauce, as well as new flavors from Hot Ones alumni hot sauce makers like Shaquanda’s, Torchbearer Sauces and Butterfly Bakery of Vermont! 

Hot Ones Season 20 features the return of Hot Ones newest hot sauce, The Classic: Chili Maple, along with fan favorites like Los Calientes Verde and The Last Dab: Apollo.

The show with hot questions and even hotter wings is back with your favorite stars in the hot seat. No one’s safe from the spicy wings of doom - actors, musicians and even magicians! Tune in Thursdays at 11 AM ET to find out which celebrities are taking on the Hot Ones challenge next.

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