Carolina Reaper Red


Designation: Hot Pepper 22B NH7

Proper Name: Smokin’ Ed’s Carolina Reaper Red

Pronunciation: ???

Other Names: N/A

Type: Capsicum Chinense/Frutescens (AKA “Assamicum”)

Rarity: Common

Seed Availablity: Trade Only

Scoville Heat Units: 1.4 Million – 2.2 Million SHU (1.64 Million Average)

Sauce Strength Rating*: Record – 10/11

Colour: Slightly Pinkish Red

Ripe Flavour: Gentle, mellowed out red chilli with lightly spiced hints. I find that a bitter or sour element tends to acompany this pepper’s heat but it appears to be genetic. Those who don’t experience it tend to find the reaper quite sweet.

Green Flavour: Foral, grassy, somewhat bitter, not the best.

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Related Peppers: Carolina Reaper Yellow, Carolina Reaper Purple,  Carolina Reaper Caramel, Carolina Reaper Chocolate, Carolina Reaper Peach, Gayle Lofthouse Red, Obeah Red, 7-Pot/Pod Primo Red?

You may also enjoy: Trinidad Scorpion Moruga Blend Red, Naga Viper Red, Bhutlah PL Chocolate, Jigsaw FG Red, Jigsaw FG Chocolate, Wartryx MA Red, Dragon’s Breath

*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.