Inside the NBA: Shaq Eats World’s Hottest Chip (Carolina Reaper) YouTube Video

Disclaimer: many places that offer this or slightly cooler alternatives require you sign a waiver before they will let you try it. If you try anything very hot in terms of spice level, water is one of the last things you want to drink afterwards; best to drink milk or something that will ease the pain. Here’s the warning from one of the company’s products,

The hottest and most dangerous sauce we offer. This is the hottest sauce we can produce, using all-natural Ingredients: Reaper Squeezins is very carefully crafted with the world’s hottest pepper, Smokin’ Ed’s Carolina Reaper®.

Ingredients: Reaper Pepper & Vinegar – 92% Carolina Reaper pepper

There is one place in Wichita – that offers the Carolina Reaper as a sauce, but I haven’t tried it yet.

FYI, I am not making up the name for this company:  Here’s their Facebook page:

If you are not familiar with the Carolina Reaper, it’s one of the hottest things out there. World Book of Records recorded it in 2017 at 1,641,183 Scoville Heat Units (SHU); Wikipedia has it with an estimated average of 1,569,300 on average SHU. For comparison, a Habanero – has around 100,000 – 350,000 SHU. The Wikipedia article indicates they are working on something even hotter. Here’s a comparison chart,, scroll about halfway down the page for the chart.

Inside the NBA: Shaq Eats World’s Hottest Chip (Carolina Reaper) (5:36 minutes long). There are a few other YouTube videos by people who have been brave or foolish enough to try it out.

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