Wingstop celebrates regional BBQ with its new wing flavor

Wingstop introduces new Carolina Gold BBQ flavor for a limited time, inspired by southern BBQ traditions.
Wingstop introduces new Carolina Gold BBQ flavor for a limited time, inspired by southern BBQ traditions. /

Whether it is a basket of those classic wings or the newer Chicken Sandwich, Wingstop has people lining up to place that order. While many guests have a preferred sauce that elevates that chicken dish, a new wing flavor might have struck flavor gold. The new Wingstop Carolina Gold BBQ takes a regional favorite and puts it in the spotlight.

As many BBQ lovers appreciate, each region has a different approach to its sauce’s flavor. While the bottled option might seem like a sea of reddish hues, that sauce is only one type. Mustard, vinegar, and even a white sauce can bump that tomato forward option.

According to a recent announcement, the new Wingstop Carolina Gold BBQ celebrates the Carolina style of BBQ and its sweet and tangy flavor. While there is no gold flake enhancing these chicken dishes, some people might feel that they have hit the jackpot with this new offering.

According to Chef Larry Bellah, Wingstop’s Director of Culinary and R&D, “Wingstop’s Carolina Gold BBQ flavor maintains the classic queues of mustard, vinegar and brown sugar flavors that are true to its origins, but – in Wingstop fashion – our flavor stands out from the crowd. It’s heavier on the sweetness, making this flavor delectable and surprisingly craveable for even the biggest mustard skeptics. It’s a must try, especially on our Chicken Sandwich.”

Inspired by the classic Carolina BBQ flavors of mustard and vinegar, the Wingstop version adds a touch of sweetness to make it more approachable. When paired with that crispy chicken sandwich or succulent chicken wing, the tangy notes help to lift the robust flavors. As it gets into every little piece, it leaves people wanting more.

To celebrate this new flavor offering. Wingstop has partnered with Uber Eats to offer a buy-one-get-one free Chicken Sandwich promotion. Whether people want to sample the new Carolina Gold BBQ and enjoy their other favorite sauce or prefer double the tangy, golden sauce, the choice is theirs. And, each order comes with that scratch-made ranch. This offer is available from December 6 through December 19.

The holiday season is always full of the sparkle and shine. Now, there is a little extra gold on the menu thanks to the new Wingstop Carolina Gold BBQ flavor.