Many a restaurant has at least one bottle of this legendary concoction on each of its tables. Here are 11 things you probably didn't know about what is arguably the South's most famous hot sauce.
4. It was originally packaged in cologne bottles.For a long time, there was a rumor that the first batches of Tabasco were bottled in used or discarded cologne bottles. Since then, the company has made it clear that the cologne bottles commissioned by founder Edmund McIlhenny were brand spankin’ new. The bottles were then fitted with sprinkler caps (after people were found to be accidentally pouring too much onto their food!), corked, and sealed with green wax.