Johnny compares the Bhut Jolokia to the Trinidad Scorpion

Johnny just did this video to settle the argument which pepper is hotter. As you can see from the post below this one, that he just tackled the Trinidad Scorpion. So now he decides, what the hell, lets have a bhut jolokia and compare. Mistake or science at work? Take a gander at this…

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14 thoughts on “Johnny compares the Bhut Jolokia to the Trinidad Scorpion

  • September 14, 2010 at 10:23 pm
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    That looks painful.
    I’ve never had one of the fresh ones before. How do they compare to the dried / smoked ones?

  • September 14, 2010 at 10:31 pm
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    Maybe you will get a chance in Houston in a few days. 😈

  • September 14, 2010 at 11:06 pm
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    You rocked it man!
    I have tried a dried one but not a fresh one. The dried was very hot!(I am embarrassed to say it was just a part of one) I don’t think I could have been that calm and collected after eating a whole fresh one.
    I will say this, I mostly have consumed Habanero and Jalapeno peppers. Over the last year I have been using sauces with the Jolokia Peppers. At first I didn’t now if I liked the sweet unique flavor it has but now I must say that I am hooked. Next year I am going to try to grow some…It’s not something that you can buy here fresh. Lately I have been mixing DaBomb Ghost Peeper sauce with all my salsa’s. I love it but everyone else is very hesitant to try it! Thanks for the comparison.

  • September 14, 2010 at 11:23 pm
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    I will add that the when the numbers are in, the Trinidad very well be right up there. However I feel the Bhut is more of a sensory onslaught making it seem hotter. Indeed they are close. Even afterwards the But in my stomach left me with much more of a flushed body feeling than the scorpion. The flavor of the Trinidad was without doubt more prominent and I think it will really take off as a sauce ingredient. I’d like to see it in a sauce than brings out the floral notes, a berry blend with Trinidads and notes of lavender?

  • September 15, 2010 at 10:47 am
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    I am surprised that you turned into the Dairy Godmother at the end. :surrender:

  • September 15, 2010 at 11:15 am
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    yes, buddah the video and commentary was one thing, i wasn’t about to ride that one out all the way.

  • September 15, 2010 at 1:34 pm
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    Geez Johnny, I was worried you were going to puke!

  • September 15, 2010 at 5:59 pm
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    I just sent an email to work on getting some Dorset Naga’s sent over from the UK, I want to do that video before the numbers come in!

  • September 15, 2010 at 6:49 pm
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    Try to get the Infinity

  • September 15, 2010 at 7:13 pm
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    I know, The UK’s getting a Buzz, We might have to take a filed trip tour over there. But we’d have to change the “preserves” back to “chutney” (UK edition!)

  • September 17, 2010 at 9:16 am
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    Damn Bro – that was pretty impressive. I look forward to trying the Trinidad (which I have yet to experience), but the heat of fresh Bhuts (and the amount you chewed) threw me for a loop. I had flashbacks of the last Bhut I ate with the Cleveland State University Women’s Soccer team (true story that I’ll tell ya the next time we meet on the road!). Rock On, Cowboy George

  • September 17, 2010 at 4:22 pm
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    OMG, you really are insane. I could NOT believe it when you put the whole pepper in your mouth ! Hope everything came out all right in the end 🙂

  • September 17, 2010 at 10:04 pm
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    eww!

  • April 13, 2014 at 2:59 am
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    You still rocked it!!!!! the dried pepper is actually hotter than a fresh pepper. the fresh one would be less hot than the dried one because the dried one would have more volume by weight of capsaisin than the fresh bhut.

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