World’s Hottest Pepper Eating Contest Finally Ends After Three Intense Tiebreakers

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Can’t take the heat from your Sriracha sauce? Sriracha is refreshing compared to what Kelly Joel Myers ate at the World’s Hottest Pepper Eating Contest. The contest features 10 rounds of increasingly spicier chilli peppers. However, after those 10 rounds, there was a tie, and they needed three tiebreakers to end the heat-fueled battle. The last tiebreaker featured the infamous Carolina Reaper and the Dragon’s Breath pepper, which have 1.64 million Scoville heat units (SVU) and 2.28 million SVU, respectively. For comparison, the cayenne pepper has 40,000 SVU. Read full article here

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