Spicy exchange / 2022
Noticing a metallic taste in hot sauce?
Heartburn and acid reflux can cause a metallic flavor, and spicy foods can aggravate heartburn, so that may be what's to blame.
If the hot sauce is stored in metal, or if it was cooked in "reactive" cookware, it may have picked up tiny metal molecules.
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