Move over, Dragon’s Breath chili.
There’s a new spiciest pepper on the planet. At more than three million Scoville heat units, Pepper X (the name is yet to be determined) has ousted the Dragon’s Breath chili as the world’s spiciest pepper.
Pepper X is the brainchild (?) of Ed Currie – he’s also the man behind the Carolina Reaper. Here he talks about how your body reacts to the Reaper:
Now, to put things in perspective, Pepper X is twice as hot as the Carolina Reaper and more than 300 times hotter than a jalapeño.
And you can try it for yourself. The Last Dab is a limited-edition hot sauce that sells for $20 US at Heatonist.com. Shipping is available to Canada. I’ll take a pass…