Proper Name: Naga Viper Red
Other Names: Viper Naga, Viper Chilli, Naga
Type: Capsicum Chinense/Frutescens (AKA “Assamicum”)
Seed Availablity: Trade Only
Scoville Heat Units: Up to 1.38 Million SHU
Sauce Strength Rating*: Super Hot – 8/11
Ripe Flavour: Deep red, rich, ghost pepper-like flavour with fruitier tones coming in from its scorpion heritage and a slight hint of green chilli, even when fully ripe. A complex pepper with built in contrast that I really enjoy. Great for con carnes and much more.
Green Flavour: ???
Products: The Chilli Pepper Company‘s 10 Minute Burn & 📽️Naga Viper, Chilli Bobs‘ 📽️Korean Viper BBQ? Shart Chilli Sauce’s 🇸🇪📽️Viper, Henry’s Hot Sauce’s 📽️Venom, Dingo Sauce Co.’s Widow Maker, Balefire’s Some Like It Naga
Related Peppers: Dorset Naga Red, Naga Morich Red, Bhut Jolokia Red, Trinidad Scorpion Red, Naga Viper Purple, Naga Viper Purple Chocolate, 7-Pot/Pod Katie, 7-Pot/Pod Lucy
You may also enjoy: Bhut Jolokia Blood Orange, Trinidad Scorpion Moruga Blend Red, Trinidad Scorpion Butch T Red
*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.