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Level up your next cookout with Rhino Smash’s Blueberry BBQ Sauce!


Level up your next cookout with Rhino Smash’s Blueberry BBQ Sauce!

BBQ season is here, and there's no better way to impress your guests than by adding a unique and delicious twist to your favorite dishes. One of the best ways to do this is by using Blueberry BBQ Sauce. In this article, we'll explore the history and benefits, as well as how to pair it with different dishes.

Brief History of BBQ Sauce

The origins of barbecue sauce can be traced back to the 17th century, coinciding with the formation of the first American colonies. Over the next two centuries, references to this sauce were found in both English and French literature. In the 18th century, German settlers brought a type of barbecue sauce known as South Carolina mustard sauce.

Initially, homemade barbecue sauces were simple, made with vinegar, salt, and pepper. However, in the 1920s, sugar, ketchup, and Worcestershire sauce became popular ingredients. The post-World War II era saw a significant increase in the quantity of sugar used in barbecue sauce recipes and the number of ingredients used.

The Georgia Barbecue Sauce Company of Atlanta was among the first to advertise commercially produced barbecue sauce in 1909. In 1940, Heinz became the first major company to sell bottled barbecue sauce. Shortly after, General Foods introduced "Open Pit." Although Kraft Foods entered the market only around 1960, heavy advertising made them the market leader. They also started producing cooking oils with bags of spice attached, offering another entrance into the barbecue sauce market.

Benefits of Blueberry BBQ Sauce

Blueberry BBQ Sauce not only tastes great, but it also has several benefits. Blueberries are known for their high antioxidant content, which can help protect the body against inflammation and oxidative stress. In addition, blueberries are rich in vitamins C and K, fiber, and manganese, making them a healthy addition to any meal.

Rhino Smash Blues BBQ

Experience a unique and mouthwatering twist on the classic tomato-based barbecue sauce with our special recipe. Our sauce incorporates the rich flavor of tomatoes with the sweet and juicy taste of blueberries and pineapple, along with the tangy kick of apple cider vinegar. The combination of these ingredients creates a depth of flavor that will take your grilled meats and vegetables to the next level.

The addition of blueberries and pineapple to our sauce brings a juicy sweetness that beautifully balances the tanginess of the apple cider vinegar. This delectable combination makes our sauce an enjoyable and versatile choice that can enhance the flavor of any dish, from ribs to grilled vegetables.

Our recipe was originally created when the Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce requested a special sauce to be the official 2022 Pigz in Z'hills BBQ sauce. The locals loved it so much that we decided to make it a permanent addition to our collection. Previously, it was only available during the Pigz in Z'Hills festival, but now it's back for good!

Pairing Blueberry BBQ Sauce

Blueberry BBQ Sauce pairs well with both meat and vegetarian dishes. For meat, try pairing it with grilled chicken, pork chops, pulled pork, ribs, or beef. Make your mac-n-cheese extra special by adding pulled pork covered in Blues BBQ!

For vegetarians, it pairs well with grilled vegetables, tofu, or tempeh.


In conclusion, Blueberry BBQ Sauce is a delicious addition to any cookout. Its unique flavor and nutritional benefits make it a great alternative to traditional BBQ sauce. So, next time you fire up the grill, be sure to try this sauce and impress your guests with a new twist on an old favorite. Please leave a comment if you want us to do


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