Proper Name: Ají Chombo Red
Other Names: Scotch Bonnet*
Type: Capsicum Chinense
Seed Availablity: Trade Only
Scoville Heat Units: ???
Sauce Strength Rating**: Extra Hot – 4/10
Ripe Flavour: Savoury, fruity, vaguely berry or tomato-like
Green Flavour: ???
Related Peppers: Scotch Bonnet Red, Habanero Red, Ají Chombo Yellow
You may also enjoy: Scotch Bonnet Red MoA, Padron Red, Habanero Red, Habanero Red Savina, Habanero Caribbean Red Hot, Pusa Jwala, Peter’s Pepper Red
*While sometimes referred to as a Scotch Bonnet, this chilli is actually a distinct panamanian strain.
**This value represents the heat rating that I would expect to give to a sauce using this pepper as its main ingredient. Other ingredients or particularly high purity may result in a slightly stronger sauce, while lower concentrations will yeild a weaker one and other products may vary.