After a couple of years of feuding in the hot sauce community it is now official. According to Guinness World Book of Record’s, Smokin Ed’s ‘Carolina Reaper’, grown by The PuckerButt Pepper Company is now the hottest in the world. As most know, the Moruga Scorpion had been the world’s hottest pepper until now.
The Carolina Reaper averages 1,569,300 Scoville Heat Units (SHU), according to tests
conducted by Winthrop University in South Carolina, USA, throughout 2012. How hot is 1.5 million SHU’s. It’s more than 100 times hotter than a Jalapeno Pepper.
Armadillo Pepper offers a variety of Carolina Reaper Hot Sauces ranging from savory to insanely hot, including well known hot sauce maker CaJohns Reaper Sling Blade hot sauce and Reaper Puree. Also, available are Heartbreaking Dawns Fervor and High River Sauces Foo Foo Choo Mama reaper sauces.
And, if you are looking for the ultimate hot sauce gift this year we even have the Armadillo Pepper Carolina Reaper Hot Sauce Gift Box.
If you would like to learn more about Ed Currie’s quest to make his Carolina Reaper the hottest pepper in the world then check out this article at ABC News. If you want to try one of the new Carolina Reaper Hot Sauces then visit us at Armadillo Pepper.