Insider taste tested five hot dog brands: Hebrew National, Nathan’s, Sabrett, Boar’s Head, and Oscar Mayer. Nathan’s, Sabrett, and Boar’s Head all had their issues, but they are still good options for a summer barbecue. We felt that the Oscar Mayer hot dogs had a sour taste, and most participants could not finish the entire frankfurter.In this taste test, the Hebrew National hot dog came out on top.Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories.
With the Fourth of July just days away, many will be purchasing hot dogs for the perfect summer barbecue. When shopping for hot dogs at your grocery store this weekend, you’ll probably realize there are a ton of options to serve your guests. To help narrow down your choices, I enlisted the help of my family to try five popular hot dog brands and see which one we liked best. The brands we tried were: Hebrew National — $4.60Nathan’s — $5.99Sabrett — $5.99Boar’s Head — $7.99Oscar Mayer — $4.49
In order to really taste the hot dogs themselves, we decided to forgo the regular fixings like mustard, sauerkraut, and relish. We judged each of the dogs on their size, taste, and texture to determine which one is the best option to serve this summer.Keep reading to find out what we thought about each of the brands.