In November 2013, Guinness World Records announced that the hottest pepper in the world is Smokin’ Ed’s Carolina Reaper (a.k.a “, grown by The
PuckerButt Pepper Company, which rates at an average of 1,569,300
Scoville Heat Units (SHU) and some peppers exceeding 2 million Scoville Heat Units.
Ed Currie worked on this pepper for over 5 years. If you can get past the heat, the pepper has subtle hints of chocolate and cinnamon with floral overtones and an earthy base/ Ed has a genuine interest in creating hot peppers and to create extreme hot peppers for their potential in attacking cancer (not a medical claim).
Armadillo Pepper offers PuckerButt’s The Reaper Hot Sauce, The Reaper Puree, I Dare You Stupit Hot Sauce, Purgatory Hot Sauce, I Dare You Stupit Salsa and I Dare You Stupit Pepper Jelly…..all made with the world record Carolina Reaper pepper.
Have you tried the Carolina Reaper? If so, let us know your impression!