The Apollo Pepper is reported to measure between 2,500,000 to 3,000,000 Scoville Heat Units on the Scoville Scale, putting it on par with the Pepper X. At the high end, this makes it roughly 600 times hotter than an average jalapeno pepper.
How many Scoville is last dab Apollo?
The pepper takes three forms in this sauce: fresh peppers, dried peppers, and distilled pepper oil (made using CO2 extraction, similar to how the highest quality essential oils are made). The Last Dab Apollo likely has a Scoville rating of 2.5 million+ SHUs, though an official rating has yet to be announced.
Is Apollo the hottest pepper in the world?
If you believe the hype, the Apollo pepper is much hotter than the Carolina Reaper despite the Reaper being the official hottest pepper in the world. The Apollo pepper’s heat has been reported to measure up to 3.18 million Scoville heat units (SHU), the same as one of its parent plants: Pepper X.
What does the Apollo pepper taste like?
The flavor of The Apollo comes from the sweetness of Carolina Reaper, tinged with the earthiness of Pepper X – it’s a culinary powerhouse. The heat profile of The Apollo Pepper is akin to having your head slowly lit aflame.
Is there a pepper hotter than the Apollo pepper?
The Apollo pepper is a hybrid between the two hottest creations of Smokin’ Ed until now: the Carolina Reaper (still holding the Guiness world record as hottest pepper) and Pepper X (unofficially the hottest pepper in the world).
Is Apollo hotter than Carolina Reaper?
Yes, the Apollo pepper is roughly 1.4 times hotter than the Carolina Reaper. The Carolina Reaper measures in at about 2.2 Million Scoville Heat Units (SHU), while the Apollo pepper reportedly measures in at about 3 Million SHU.