The 7 Pot Jonah is much like the traditional 7 Pot pepper below, but bigger in size and (some say) even fruiter in flavor (if you can get past the extreme heat). Dauntless Jaunter started as a world travel blog, but we strive to offer much more than just travel stories. What are the hottest peppers in the world? Allegedly weighting in at a whopping 3,180,000 SHU, this hybrid pepper is this close to kicking the official record holder to the curb (buh-bye, Carolina … One time—her proudest tale—she and two friends tested how many spicy chili peppers (bird’s eye chili and white peppers) they could stomach. So, what is the hottest pepper in the world? It is yet to be confirmed by the Guinness World Records, but it took 10 years of careful crossbreeding with other hotties to get to this hell-on-your-tongue heat. An LA Times article described an employee of Ed’s, seconds after eating it: “His lips were on fire and his face was contorted. According to PepperHead, “When you slice a fresh Douglah open, you will immediately see pools of liquid capsaicin oils that give this chili so much heat. The Guardian says the Komodo Dragon is the UK’s hottest ever commercially grown chili pepper, and you can even find them in many Tesco stores, when in season. In this post, we detail the top ten, give you the Scoville ranking of each, and talk about pungency. Powered by WordPress, « 19 Chilli Hot Sauce Recipes To Bring Some Spice To Your Life. ... (Tabasco sauce rates between 2,500 and 5,000 on the Scoville Scale.) Spoiler: the Ghost Pepper is tame compared to these. Are Chili Peppers Fruits or Vegetables?Chili peppers are actually fruits, not vegetables, as is commonly believed. Even though it’s not yet Guinness-Official, Pepper X is by far the hottest pepper reported in the world at the moment. As the Daily Post reports, Smith's Dragon's Breath chili, honoring the mythology of its birth country of Wales, measures nearly 2.5 million on the Scoville scale, the standard measure of the spicy heat, or pungency, of chili peppers and other tongue-tingling foods.You probably won't find this capsaicin-packed pepper in a hot sauce anytime soon, though … The Trinidad Moruga Scorpion had the highest mean heat in a study done by New Mexico State University in 2012, with more than 1.2 million Scoville Heat Units. Shop our collection of world champion hottest peppers, all over 1 million SHU: Carolina Reaper, Moruga Trinidad Scorpion, 7 Pot Douglah, Primo, Butch T Trinidad Scorpion, Naga Viper, Bhut Jolokia, 7 Pot Barrackpore & more. Be prepared to douse out the flames with a gallon of milk when trying the 7 Pot Douglah. The Trinidad Scorpion Chocolate is actually a “sub-variety” of the Moruga version. 7 Pot peppers abound among the hottest peppers in the world. We believe that traveling to lands, distant or otherwise, can only better a person, particularly when there is a level of immersion into the local people and their cultures, traditions, cuisine, history, and language. The placenta is where most of the capsaicin oils are stored.”. Its creator expects it to be crowned the world's hottest pepper. Did You Know?There are differing theories about the origin chili peppers, but almost everyone agrees that it originated in South America, probably around the Amazon where Bolivia, Peru, and Brazil meet. Trinidad Scorpion Butch T (1,463,700 SHU), 11. The heat intensity just grows.”. Winner of the Guinness World Records for hottest chili pepper in 2011, the Trinidad Scorpion remains no joke. The Carolina Reaper (2,200,000 SHU) is the hottest pepper in the world – ranging from 1,500,000 Scoville Heat Units and peaking at 2,200,000 SHUs. Did You Know?Some of the most potent, police-grade pepper sprays clock in at 5.5 million SHU. At 3,180,000 SHUs, Pepper X is the hottest pepper in the world. Which, for the sake of tester’s mouths, is a huge plus in today’s world of super peppers. The hottest peppers in the world are friggin’ HOT. The “seven pot” part of its name comes from the Trinidadian saying that just one of these peppers is enough to spice up seven pots’ worth of food. We’ve got travel destination guides, facts and trivia articles, an impressive tourism glossary, cultural insight, language learning, posts about history and education, a tourism and hospitality industry glossary, and even more!