The Carolina Reaper is officially THE World’s Hottest Pepper.
Originally given the title of World’s Hottest Pepper in 2013, The Reaper has won the title again with further testing in 2018. This “thing” called the Carolina Reaper (AKA HP22B) is better described as the demon pepper child that was invented by man. There is nothing normal about this pepper because it was bred for heat and that it is. Oddly enough this pepper has excellent flavour as well. Despite the Carolina Reaper being “officially” ranked as #1 by Guinness, there have been recent reports of a Dragon’s Breath Pepper testing even higher at 2,483,584 SHU. The Carolina Reaper pepper has a sweet and fruity flavor, that is right before the heat kicks in. tweetJust one pepper has the pungency to spice up 100’s of dishes. It is perfect to add to chili, stir fry or marinates without affecting the flavor of the original dish.