Hawk Sauce Eastern-Style BBQ Sauce is a moderately spicy blend of peppers spices in a vinegar base. It's slight sweetness comes from the natural goodness of honey. It is equally good as a basting or finishing sauce as it is a marinade. Hawk sauce Eastern-Style is the perfect consistency to use as an injection sauce. If you like vinegar based BBQ sauce, you will LOVE Hawk Sauce Eastern-style sauce.