Proper Name: Chilhuacle Negro
Pronunciation: Chil-wahh-klee Nee-groe
Other Names: ???
Type: Capsicum Annuum
Seed Availablity: Trade Only
Scoville Heat Units: 2.5K – 3.5K SHU
Sauce Strength Rating*: Medium – 2/11
Colour: Rich, dark, nutty brown, bordering on black.
Ripe Flavour: Earthy, dark and a lot juicier than it looks.
Dried Flavour: Somewhat woodier, with clear notes of artisan tobacco. Very unique.
Green Flavour: ???
Related Peppers: Chilhuacle Amarillo, Chilhuacle Rojo
You may also enjoy: Pasilla, Ancho, Poblano, Chipōtlé Meco
*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.