The Carolina Reaper Red is the King of Chillies. It entered the Guinness Book of World Records in December 2013 as the hottest chili pepper in the world with its 2,200,000 SHU going to the top of the Scoville scale. This super hot is a bomb that detaches your tongue from your mouth, makes you sweat and feel spicy up to your nostrils and ears. Only the bravest can eat it whole but it’s a heroic feat!
It is originally from South Carolina, it is a cross between an Indian Naga and a Mexican Habanero Red, the taste is fruity, sweet, with hints of cinnamon and chocolate. As you can see in the photo, the salient aesthetic feature is the infamous tail, these seeds are isolated and will give you exactly the fruits you see in the photo. In this announcement, the Carolina Reaper Red is sold, which is the classic Red one.
how hot is the Carolina Reaper?
The Scoville scale is a ranking in which the spiciness of each Chili Pepper is expressed in SHU (Scoville Heat Units), to understand the power of the Carolina Reaper which is at 2,200,000 SHU, consider the classic Cayenne Red Chili Pepper does not exceed 30,000 SHU.