Tabasco Red


Proper Name: Tabasco Red

Pronunciation: ???

Other Names: ???

Type: Capsicum Frutescens

Rarity: Common

Seed Availablity: Trade Only

Scoville Heat Units: 30K – 50K SHU

Sauce Strength Rating*: Medium – 2.5/11

Colour: Pale green, ripening through yellow and orange to red.

Ripe Flavour: Slightly fruity and smoky but mostly just a very juicy, savoury red pepper taste.

Green Flavour: ???

Products: McIlhenny Co.’s Tabasco Brand Pepper Sauce, Tabasco Chipotle Cola & Tabasco Scorpion Sauce, Dipitt’s Tobasco Sauce?

Recipes: ???

Related Peppers: Piri Piri, Pequin NuMex Bailey, Tabanaga, Fat Baby Morich

You may also enjoy: Cayenne Red, Pusa Jwala

*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.