The 10 Worst BBQ Sauces on Store Shelves

Gates Bar-B-Q Classic Sauce: While a staple in Kansas City, some critics find it too vinegary and tangy.

Sweet Baby Ray's Hickory & Brown Sugar Barbecue Sauce: Similar to the original, some find this variation too sweet for their liking.

Cattleman's Kansas City Classic Barbecue Sauce: Some find it too sweet and not authentic to Kansas City barbecue flavors.

 Stubb's Original Bar-B-Q Sauce: While many enjoy it, some find it too tangy and not as flavorful as other options.

Kraft Original Barbecue Sauce: Some find it too sweet and lacking in depth of flavor.

Bull's-Eye Original Barbecue Sauce: Some consumers dislike its thick consistency and artificial flavor.

Jack Daniel's Original No. 7 Recipe Barbecue Sauce: Criticized for being too sweet and lacking the distinctive flavor of Jack Daniel's whiskey.

MasterFoods Smokey BBQ Sauce: This sauce has been criticized for its artificial smoke flavor.

A.1. Bold & Spicy Barbecue Sauce: While A.1. is known for steak sauce, its BBQ sauce is sometimes criticized for being too thick and sweet.