Proper Name: Tabasco Red
Other Names: ???
Type: Capsicum Frutescens
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?
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.