This sauce is a true favorite at our Alamosa, Colorado restaurant, Locavores. It’s fruity, lemony, and VERY spicy. It’s got all the brightness and heat of the Carolina reaper, the spiciest chili in the world right now.
HEAT LEVEL: Super Hot 10/10
Pairings: Seafood. Grilled Cheese. Fried chicken. Indian Cuisine. Use to make fruity salsa.
It’s good unopened for 2 years, and after opening 1 year.
Does the hot sauce need to be refrigerated?
Merfs hot sauces are all natural and preservative free, and therefore need to be stored properly. They do not require refrigeration, but need to be kept in a cool, dark place that is 72*F or less.
What is Carolina Reaper?
In 2013, Guinness World Records declared it the hottest chili pepper in the world, surpassing the previous record holder, the Trinidad Scorpion. The Carolina Reaper is red and gnarled, with a small pointed tail. It’s bright and fruity up front and the heat is overwhelming. Scoville Units for this pepper are 1.6-2.2 million.