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Getting Saucy with Our Brewhouse Sauces

Although we prefer spice, we like to get a little saucy from time to time as well, here at Old Town Spice Shop. You see, we’re not your typical herbs and spices shop or hot sauce store for that matter. This is precisely why we’ve created our own line of Brewhouse Sauces.

Our Brewhouse Sauces are a line of unique hot sauces, mustards, BBQ sauces, and easy-to-make marinades and dressings created by your friendly local spice enthusiasts here at Old Town Spice Shop. The saucy part is that they’re all made with local craft beers.

And get this…we’ll be unveiling more sauces throughout the upcoming year. We currently have 3-4 recipes nearly finished with a lot of fun, new, and tasty flavors each with corresponding local lore. So stay tuned.

Get the scoop below on each of our tasty sauces and choose which suits you best!



Jack Slade’s Revenge – Jack Slade was a Stage Master of Virginia Dale, CO and a notorious gunslinger. Just as notorious is our hot sauce, crafted using Bock from Gilded Goat Brewing Company and sweetened with pineapple; this Carolina Reaper sauce definitely brings the heat.

Robbers Roost Hot Sauce – Robbers Roost was a notorious hideout for outlaws in the 1860’s. Possibly where $60,000 in army payroll gold was buried after being stolen by six masked outlaws. Our sauce is crafted using Irish Red from Maxline Brewing. Add this sauce to eggs, meat, or veggies to bring a subtle, flavorful heat.

Beer Jelly

NoCo Beer Jelly – Delicious served with a variety of meats and cheeses or used as a glaze for roasting pork or chicken. The flavor of each beer jelly is true to the style of beer used.

Oils and Vinegars

Arbequina Extra Virgin Olive Oil – This oil has low bitterness, is moderately pungent, and is the perfect for dressing salad greens or dipping spices. Milled from 100% California grown olives.

Premium Balsamic Vinegar – This balsamic vinegar offers a richness and depth of flavor, this balsamic vinegar is great with a salad, drizzled over fruit, or with dipping spices.


Balsamic Honey Marinade
– A savory marinade with a touch of honey sweetness that results in tender juiciness. Simply add 3 oz hot water to contents and shake well. Then add 6 oz cooking oil and shake well. Marinate chicken, pork, or beef for 3-4 hours.

Garlic Herb Marinade – You’ll want to try this robust, Italian flavored marinade that makes a great alternative to bottled dressings. This one is especially delicious used with flank steak or london broil. It will liven up any type of grilled protein or veggie.

Sesame Soy Ginger Marinade – A simple, yet delicious and versatile marinade that gives distinctive Asian flavor to chicken, beef, pork, shrimp, or veggies.



Auntie Stone’s Mustard – Named after Elizabeth “Auntie” Stone, one of the founding mothers of Fort Collins, this tasty mustard is crafted using Guinness Extra Stout and can be spread on a bratwurst, added to deviled eggs or enjoyed on a sandwich.

Sleeping Giant Spicy Mustard – Legend tells of a sleeping giant that was cut down to access the Valley of Contentment, creating what is now known as Horsetooth Rock. This spicy mustard is crafted using Grimm Brothers Brewhouse Dunkel Lager, Fearless Youth and is fantastic for spicing up any sandwich, pork chop, or bratwurst.

BBQ Sauce


The Fair Store Bourbon BBQ – Named for Bootlegger, Frank Miller, this BBQ sauce is perfect for chicken, pulled pork, or slow cooked ribs. Sweet, with a hint of smoke and a buttery finish.

There you have it, our entire line of Brewhouse Sauces. Try one or try them all. All of our Brewhouse hot sauces, mustards, marinades and dressings are for sale online and in our Spice Store in Fort Collins, CO.

Old Town Spice Shop Holiday Gift Guide

Can you feel it? It’s almost palpable. The holidays are just around the corner! It’s a magical time of year, but we also know that there’s a lot to do to make sure you’re ready for everything that this season entails. However, when it comes to making your holidays tasty, you can leave that to Old Town Spice Shop in Fort Collins, CO, your friendly and local herbs and spices store. If you plan on making a Holiday feast of epic proportions or delicious holiday sweet treats, let us help!

Our spices are much fresher than those found in the grocery store or from most places online. We do our best to purchase spices in their whole form and grind them in our local warehouse so that you get the most out of your spices and so that your recipes taste amazing. Our local spice shop is here to make your Holidays less stressful and more enjoyable.

Here are a few of our Holiday items that you’ll want to make sure you have on your Christmas list or might be the perfect gift idea for the foodie in your life. Check it out:

Cocoa The holiday season wouldn’t be complete without our tasty, warm Old Town Spice Shop hot cocoa. Did you know that our cocoa is single origin cocoa from Ecuador and processed through one vendor to ensure the highest quality standards are being met? We add milk, sugar, and other mouth-water flavors to create cocoa masterpieces like chai spices cocoa, Mexican hot cocoa, and salted caramel cocoa to name a few. Make the perfect warm beverage to keep out the chill this Holiday season and get you in the yuletide mood. Check out our cocoa selection in our online spice store.








SugarsIf you have sugar plum fairies dancing in your head this holiday season make sure to check out our selection of gourmet sugars and take your cooking and baking to the next level! We carry over a dozen essential cane sugars that are infused with flavors such as raspberry, maple, vanilla bean, strawberry, and tons of others. These sweet treats are perfect for adding a little flare to baked goods, cocktails, coffee, or even your morning oatmeal. We also offer savory infusions, such as sweet onion sugar, which make great glazes on grilled meat. Our chili sugars make fantastic additions to any chocolate dessert, such as brownies or ice cream. Order your sugars in our online spice shop or come into our local spice shop in Fort Collins, CO – they make the perfect stocking stuffers!








Gift BoxesOur spices, blends, teas, extracts, sugars, and salts make the perfect gift this Holiday Season. We’ve put together some great combinations to suit any palate and cooking ability. These gift baskets make the perfect gift for that person in your life who seems to have everything!








Gift Bags – Or if you’re looking for a delicious idea for a gift exchange or house party gift, consider one of our gift bags. Priced around $10 these are perfect as a small gift for the food and spice lover in your life.









Hopped Up CoffeeHappen to have a beer-lover or coffee-lover on your Christmas list? We’ve got you covered. Peruse our unique line of Hopped Up Coffee, coffee infused with hops, malted barley, and spices to mimic different beer styles. Fresh roast coffee with hints of the malted barley? Yes please.











Beer JellyJelly + Beer = Bliss. Try our delicious beer jelly made with local craft beers! Delicious served with a variety of meats and cheeses or used as a glaze for roasting pork or chicken. For a really special treat, try our Hard Cider Jelly. Crafted using Summit Hard Cider & Perry Company’s Campfire Hard Cider, this jelly is perfect for adding to toast or using in savory cooking for a lovely glaze. You can also spread it on cheese and pair with crackers for a tasty treat to accompany your beer. A terrific gift for any beer lover.









Brewhouse SaucesSauces, mustards, marinades, BBQ’s, and oils….oh my! Check out our line of awesome Brewhouse Sauces made with local craft beers and you’ll be whipping up tasty treats in no time. They’re also fantastic gift ideas for the foodie on your Holiday list!








BlendsOne of the most fun things about spices is blending them together to make new and delicious flavor combinations. The possibilities are endless, especially during the Holiday Season. At Old Town Spice Shop we offer everything from popcorn seasonings and dip mixes, to curries and other international blends to bring flavors from around the world to your table. There are numerous exclusive blends that you will only find in Old Town Spice Shop, so come on down and peruse today!








SaltsLet’s add some flavor to this Holiday Season, shall we? At Old Town Spice Shop we carry more than 15 different natural salts with various flake sizes and flavors, making them perfect to add a beautiful finish and texture to any dish. We also carry more than 25 salts that have been infused with different flavors. We have the right salt to add a unique flavor to almost any dish, whether you’re looking for smokey applewood, fiery ghost pepper, or earthy spanish rosemary. We’ve got your Holiday cooking covered.








There you have it, our tastiest and most holiday-tacular gift ideas. If you’re out and about shopping, make sure to swing by our local spice shop to make sure you’ve got everything on your list. Or if you’re not in the area, check out our online spice store to stock up on Holiday gifts and items for your pantry year-round.