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The World's New Hottest Pepper - The Naga Viper

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Topic: The World's New Hottest Pepper - The Naga Viper
Posted By: Boilermaker
Subject: The World's New Hottest Pepper - The Naga Viper
Date Posted: 04 December 2010 at 08:57

You're going to have to grow some Naga Vipers, now!Clap

World’s hottest pepper is ‘hot enough to strip paint’

By - Brett Michael Dykes   Fri Dec 3, 11:38 am ET


Fiery food mavens seeking to one-up each other now have to gear up for a whole new test of culinary bravado: the - - world's - chili - - Scoville - Bhut* - Fowler told the Daily Mail . "It's hot enough to strip paint." Indeed, the Daily Mail reports that defense researchers are already investigating the pepper's potential uses as a weapon.

But Fowler -- who makes customers sign a waiver declaring that they're of sound mind and body before trying a Naga Viper-based curry -- insists that consuming the fiery chili does the body good.

"It numbs your tongue, then burns all the way down," he told the paper. "It can last an hour, and you just don't want to talk to anyone or do anything. But it's a marvelous endorphin rush. It makes you feel great."

[Related:* - Secret chili ingredients unveiled ]

A member of the* - Clifton Chili Club -- a group of Brits who travel around sampling chilis -- decided to try one of Fowler's Naga Vipers on camera. You can watch his less-than-pleasurable experience* - here .

(Photo of Bhut Jolokia, the previous holder of the hottest pepper in the world title: AP/New Mexico State University)

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