– Carolina Reaper –
– The World’s Hottest Pepper –
The Carolina Reaper was developed by Ed Currie, and is currently the hottest pepper in the world, as certified by Guinness. Also known as the HP22B, it can reach 2,200,000 Scoville. It is bright red, has a pimpled exterior, and typically sports an iconic stinger.
Level 4. This chile has a very strong and intense burn, and goes after the entire mouth and throat.
Flavor with this chile is excellent. It has a very sweet and fruity flavor, which makes it great for adding into recipes.