The Carolina Reaper, Guinness’ World Record for Hottest Chile Pepper

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A Super Duper Congratulations goes out to our friend Ed Currie, his family and all the good people from the Puckerbutt Pepper Company. Ed finally got this letter after a very long submission process from the Guinness Book of World Records:

Contact:
Smokin’ Ed Currie
Cell
(removed)
Email
smokined@puckerbuttpeppercompany.com
Website
www.puckerbuttpeppercompany.com
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 14, 2013
SMOKIN’ ED’S CAROLINA REAPER® WINS GUINNESS WORLD RECORD
SMOKIN’ ED’S CAROLINA REAPER® OFFICIALLY
THE HOTTEST CHILI PEPPER IN THE WORLD!
Fort Mill, SC, November 14, 2013 – Guinness World Records™ has notified Smokin’ Ed Currie and Puckerbutt Pepper Company, LLC, that its’ SMOKIN’ ED’S CAROLINA REAPER® is officially the world’s hottest chili pepper.

From its email notification, Guinness said:
“[w]e are delighted to confirm that you have successfully achieved a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for ’Hottest chili’. We would like to congratulate you on your record-breaking achievement. You are OFFICIALLY AMAZING. Your official GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS certificate confirming your world record is being created and will be sent to you within ten working days.”
With a Guinness-submitted 1,569,383 SHU (scoville heat units) average and recently measured peak levels of over 2,200,000 SHU, SMOKIN’ ED’S CAROLINA REAPER® has officially completed its long journey to the top of “super-hot” chili charts.
– Look for more information from Smokin’ Ed Currie and Puckerbutt Pepper Company, LLC on their award-winning achievement soon!
Puckerbutt Pepper Company, LLC, home of SMOKIN’ ED’S CAROLINA REAPER® – the world’s hottest chili pepper, sells high quality, smokin’-hot mashes, sauces, fresh peppers, seeds, and other fine merchandise at stores throughout the country and on its website at: www.puckerbuttpeppercompany.com

 

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8 thoughts on “The Carolina Reaper, Guinness’ World Record for Hottest Chile Pepper

  • November 14, 2013 at 4:35 pm
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    Hell yeah brother congrats you crazy basterd Lmfao

  • November 14, 2013 at 5:42 pm
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    Thanks Joe. I am crazy but I do know who my mom and dad are LOL

  • November 14, 2013 at 6:12 pm
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    Congrats Ed when will Guinness update the website?

  • November 18, 2013 at 5:02 pm
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    think i’ll wait until CPI weighs in on this before getting on board.

  • November 19, 2013 at 11:06 am
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    He’s implying they weren’t married…

  • August 20, 2014 at 1:32 pm
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    It truly is a remarkable pepper. Haven’t had anything hotter since i’ve had a reaper.

  • September 12, 2014 at 5:19 pm
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    The Reaper is the grand prize for anyone wanting the hottest out there, I have eaten a few of these and they will kick you in the throat…heck your whole head will burn.

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