The Hottest Sauces in the World !

This page is an attempt to list the hottest sauces in the world.  To give you an idea of their heat - Tabasco sauce is rated at 2,140 scoville units while Blair's 6am is up to 16,000,000 !  Did you know hot sauce is HEALTHY for you ? Click here for more information.

(what is a 'scoville unit' ?  click here)

(read about some Scoville Chemistry and how to make your own Capsaicin here)


Many people ask where they can buy these sauces - this is not a commercial site (I'm just a hot sauce nut), so I've added some google links to take you to some of the better hot sauce merchants.

 ** after the name means I've got it and can confirm the heat !

16 Million Blair's 16 Million Reserve **

That's it.  The race is over.  It's chemically impossible to get any hotter !  Not really a sauce, but worthy of inclusion.

What you will find inside the Famous Reserve bottle is amazing, a 1ml pharmaceutical grade vial filled with this Pure Capsaicin Crystal.--No more than 999 Bottles will be offered

10.3 Million to 16 Million Blair's 6 am **

These Incredible bottles are filled with Earth Shattering Pure Pepper Resin Ranging from a low of 10.3 million Scoville units to ...Are you Ready......16 million

This is Pure Capsicum crystal. You can see it inside the bottle.......Due to the unique nature and and the fact that Blair made only 80 oz of Pepper resin at a time, each batch Does vary.   Only 999 will be made, each numbered.  As this is pure Capsicum - it's impossible to get any hotter....


480,000 to 16 Million Blair's T-99

Only 99 of these were made! 4 Different looking bottles: 25 Gold topped, 25 Blue topped, 25 Platinum topped and 24 White topped. All have a 24k Gold Skull and a hand engraved brass number plate. These Bottles are massive @ 3 1/2 times the size of a 2am

14.7 Million Blair's B-99

Only 99 of these were produced and each bottle has been signed and numbered by Blair. These bottles were only made available to those who were unable to purchase a 2005 Holiday Reserve.

14.1 Million Blair's 2005 Holiday Reserve

Only 99 of these were produced and each bottle has been signed and numbered. A special version of Death Rain Nitro was created for the base then is was layered with 12.8 million Scoville units that was gently heated to be able to flow. Finally the 2005 Holiday Reserve was topped off with 1.33 million of Power, sure to light up ANY Holiday…


14.1 Million Blair's 2004 Holiday Reserve

This Bottle is HUGE.... 5 times the size of the 2, 3, 4, 5, or 6am. Inside you will find a base of 12.5 million Scoville units, a middle section of Red Habanero puree, Then finished off with a floating level of 1.6 million. Only 299 of these bottles were produced.


1 - 14 Million Blair's Firecracker 500 Reserve

Only 500 of them were made, each hand signed and numbered by Blair. Each of the Firecrackers have a different wax pattern. Some are Red, White & Blue, others are Blue, Red & White, and some are even White, Red & Blue. All bottles also have the soft black as a primer base.


13.5 Million Blair's 2005 Halloween Reserve

Only 299 of these 2005 Blair's Halloween Reserves have been produced. Each bottle has been hand signed and numbered by Blair and is a must for any collector.


10,000,000+ Blair's Caldera **

This is the ULTIMATE Collectable!

Standing Almost a Foot Tall and Topped with Platinum wax and a 24k Gold Dipped Skull.....- ---UNREAL--- over a year in the making......Each bottle of Caldera Contains 6 oz Ounces of Special Oils...Enough to produce Heat in over 1 million Gallons of Salad oil.......

Caldera is actually Three 2 oz. bottles.
The bottom bottle is 1,000,000 Scoville Units.
The middle one is 5,000,000.
The bottle on the top says its 10,000,000, but the actual range is between 10,000,000 and 13,000,000!!!

If you look at the top bottle you can see the Pure Capsaicin Crystals suspended in the oil.

Only 500 were made.  All numbered and signed by Blair himself. 

7,100,000 The Source **

Released early 2002 this overtook Blair's AM line to take the crown of then hottest ever.  Made by Original Juan (the same people who make the Da Bomb line).  This claims to be 7,100,000 scoville units.   I bought this at the Hot Food Show in New Mexico and saw the certificate of authenticity for the heat index.  

5,500,000 + Blair's 5 a.m. Reserve **

The last of the line (or so they told us at the time !).  Only 999 bottles will be produced. Until The Source arrived this was a world record breaking 5.5-6 million scoville units. Each bottle is topped with white and platinum wax from Italy (my own is pictured left). Finished off with a bright red warning band , Signed ,numbered then placed In it's own display case.  If you're feeling very brave......


5,000,000 357 Mad Dog Pepper Extract

If you feel the need to go wild with your food, go with one of the most powerful pepper extracts on the market today - the 357 Mad Dog Pepper Extract. Named after the famous gun this big-barreled extract fires everything up to a blistering 5,000,000 Scoville Units. This is a knock-out show piece for any hot sauce collection. As the fourth and hottest version in the Mad Dog Special Edition Extract Arsenal, 357 Mad Dog Extra is crafted from pure HPLC certified capsicum. The imported glass bottle says it's special all right. And the clean tasting heat and sparkling flavor are the same as the entire arsenal.  But at an unbeatable 5,000,000 SHU, this is how you unleash the fire and fury.

4,000,000 + Blair's 4 a.m. Reserve **

Again, a limited edition which has now sold out. Only 999 were made.  It used to all stop here - twice as hot as the next contender until 5am came out.   Over 4,000,000 scoville units !!!!  This is not a sauce - one teaspoon in a GALLON of sauce creates extreme heat.  You need to sign a disclaimer to get your hands on one of these. DANGER DANGER DANGER !!  

(want to see what Blair looks like - here's a pic of me with him at the Hot Food Show)

4,000,000 Magma 4

CaJohns only produced 129 of these trade show bottles. This is bottle is signed and numbered. This capsicum in Magma 4 is so thick and strong (4 million Scoville Units) that it does not float like the capsicum in regular Magma.  


2,000,000 Wanza's Wicked Temptation Hot Sauce

Wanza hides her fire behind a complex personality. Starting with smoldering heat and building to an inferno that makes her irresistible!


2,000,000 Demon Ichor **

Demon Ichor, the blood of a demon, is absolute pure evil! At 2,000,000 Scoville Units you can unleash the chaos and transform your fiery foods into a truly hellish experience.

Demon Ichor is one of the most potent, ready to use pepper extracts available on the market today. 

2,000,000 Blair’s 3 am **

WOW 2,000,000 scoville units 3 a.m. Reserve was the hottest thing Blair had ever made before 4am sauce.  It takes his classic 2 a.m. one step further. All bottles are signed and numbered.

3 a.m. Reserve Disclaimer.  If you purchase the product known as Blair's 3 a.m. Reserve, you hereby acknowledge the intense heat factor of this product and the element of danger if misused. Blair's 3 a.m. Reserve is over 100 time hotter than a jalapeno pepper and is a complex blend of fresh peppers and extracts. This product is not a sauce but a food additive and should be used as such only. Furthermore, is should be clearly understood that Blair's 3 a.m. Reserve is used strictly at the purchaser's risk.


1,500,000 Da Bomb Final Answer **

The hottest of all of the Da' Bomb line. Rated at 1,500,000 Scoville Units. Not for direct consumption, use as a food additive only. Ingredients include habaneras, pepper extract, apricot nectar, mustard flour, garlic, allspice and spices. From Kansas City, KS. 2 oz bottle


1,500,000 Smack My Ass and Call Me Sally ... Chets Gone Mad **

This extract is one of the hottest products ever created. It is strictly a food additive and should not be used as a condiment. It is made from capsaicin (pepper extract) and measures in at an unbelievable 1.5 million Scoville Units. It is 700 times hotter than Tabasco pepper sauce!! Should be used only by people who are experienced at handling chilies. 


1,500,000 Pyro Diablo

Pepper extract, food additive, or real unadulterated hell. This is the stuff legends are made of. One drop of this 1,500,000 scoville powdered purity will heat any culinary creation. Warning one drop of this pepper extract is the taste equivalent of licking the lake of fire. This bottle of superiority comes complete with a glass dropper pi-pette to control the agony within


1,400,000 Blair's Le Million

Le Gourmet Chef has teamed up with Blair to create his first commisioned reserve. This handcrafted piece starts off with his famous 60ml bottle which is imported from England. Blair's Le Million is filled with an Earth shaking 1.4 million Scoville units of fury.


1,100,000 Blair's Jersey Death Hot Sauce

Born and Bred in the Garden State - Made with New Jersey's best tomatoes, this sauce is Blair's first tomato based hot sauce. Be warned this sauce contains ingredients 750 times hotter than a jalapeno chile


1,000,000 Mad Dog's Revenge **

1,000,000 scoville units This is NOT a hot sauce or a condiment. This is a Chile extract to be used by the drop in recipes as a food additive only. Must be 18 or older to order this product.

1,000,000 Cool Million **

Cool Million Ultra Hot Sauce – A food additive only! A million Scoville units of unbeatable heat from Poison Pepper Company.

1,000,000 Gold Cap

Made with imported African Capsicum extract rated at one million scoville heat units.  Gold Cap has absolutely NO CHEMICAL FLAVOR.  Used in very small quantities by many world famous New Orleans chefs to achieve that genuine flavor in their regional specialties.  Comes packaged with it's own working fire extinguisher...YOU'RE GOING TO NEED IT!!!

1,000,000 One Million Scoville Pepper Extract

Here it is: One million scoville units in one tiny bottle. If death by hot sauce is your wish, enjoy. But if you think Tabasco is hot, put the bottle down and back away.


1,000,000 Frostbite

The world's first white hot sauce and the first sauce that sparkles and shimmers when you shake it.


900,000 Blair’s 2 am

Perhaps The Finest Chile head Gift In the World with  900,000 scoville units 2 a.m. Reserve is 50 ML one of the hottest things Blair has ever made... The name comes from when he was in the Bar Biz. 2 a.m. was the closing time and this was the closest thing to legal he could use to get the drunks out of the bar. This always worked...

800,000 Satan's Blood **

800,000 Scoville Unit Extract! "Conceived on Friday the 13th in October 2000, during a full moon." This is a must have collectable! Chile Extract, Red Wine Vinegar

750,000 Unbearable **

The name says it all!! Lovingly placed in its own little teddy bear bottle, it's so cute, but looks can be deceiving!! This is one VICIOUS Teddy, without a doubt one of the strongest extract additives ever made!!


750,000 Habanera 750

THIS PRODUCT IS NO LONGER BEING MADE, BUY NOW WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!!!!! Extreme heat on demand for seasoned Chile veterans. Put flames in your recipes with a single drop. Beyond heat… David Ashley went all over the world looking for a Chile extract that didn't taste like burned rubber. He found it in a purifying process that somehow takes out all the bad taste and leaves only heat. Truly a pure source of heat, this stuff is very serious. Ingredients: Habanera Chile extract, Chile extract, soybean oil. Heat level 10+++ (2oz).

700,000 Smack My Ass and Call Me Sally ... The Slap Heard Around the World **

This is the hottest condiment on earth. Unlike the extracts above, this sauce is a condiment. Tijuana Flats mixed the best tasting ingredients with capsaicin (the ingredient used in police pepper spray) to make the hottest/greatest tasting sauce on earth. This sauce was designed for people who think they can handle any sauce. This sauce was featured on the national television shows "The Today Show" & "Live With Regis & Kathy Lee". It has been featured in national magazines ranging from "Food & Wine" to "Popular Mechanics".  Also, use a coin to scratch off the hand print on his ass!!  

550,000 Blair's Mega Death **

Unreal Heat is blended with Molasses. It may fool the mouth in its deceiving heat. Of course as the sweat pours off your brow, you know Mega Death was there! Made with habaneros, Cayenne, Ancho, Extracts in the Millions of Scoville Units, Plus the unique taste of Fresh Ginger, Molasses, and Guava Nectar Wrapped up in a Holographic Labeled Bottle.


500,000 Pure Cap **

Scoville Rating of 500,000 Units (Food Additive - Not for Direct Consumption!!) ALMOST nothing is Hotter - 100 Times Hotter than a Jalapeño - A Mixture of vegetable oil & capsaicin.

500,000 Magma

Magma Hot Sauce looks exactly like a lava lamp only the floating firey ingredient will burn hippie right out of your tongue! In a sea of heat rests Oleoresin of Capsicum, aka the fire!! When you tilt the bottle from side to side it looks like a retro lava lamp.


400,000 Hard Time Humble Sauce **

If you play, you’ll pay! Not for those opposed to Capital Punishment! 2 million Scoville unit oleoresin of capsaicin blended with Red Savina habaneros makes this one of the hottest sauces on the market . You don’t know hot until you’ve done HARD TIME!


357 MAD DOG Hot SauceTM **

Finally a super hot sauce that tastes like real Chile peppers

This killer sauce is packing 357,000 scoville units of heat. One hit will blow you away! We blend ultra pure 2,000,000 scoville heat units of Chile extract, fresh Habanera peppers, 160,000 scoville super Cayenne peppers, garlic and onion to makes a sauce that can truly take your breath away.

About five-seconds after you taste the recommended dose of one drop prepare your mouth and mind for five to 20 minutes of agony that all true chili-heads fully understand and appreciate. Because it's so powerful, the average chili freak can get 200,000 mind-blowing, fiery doses in each 5-oz. bottle


Dave's Private Reserve **

Taste - habañero pepper extract ( food additive).

Twice the heat of the original.

Packaged in a coffin. Hand-signed, numbered, and dated by Dave!

The first and only product to have ever been banned from the National Fiery Foods Show!

- Careful with the handling of this product.
. Wash your hands often


283,000 Possible Side Effects **

Another from Blair,  may cause some serious (you guessed it) side effects! At 283,000 scoville units, it is no wonder This sauce has caused people to see the words "free sex" on the bottle of this sauce. A side effect? Maybe. A hot-ass sauce? Definitely!! The only legal hallucinogen I know of!


250,000 Vicious Viper **

Vicious Viper Hot Sauce. Let the Vicious Viper bite you with her lethal, venomous heat! Warning! Extremely hot and is only to be used as a food supplement only, one drop at a time. Made with vinegar, mustard, Habañero and De Arbol peppers, tomatoes, red papaya, guava, pineapple, yellow papaya, banana, passion fruit juice, guava juice, orange juice, Capsaicin, salt, sugar, lemon juice and natural spices. From Bobarosa's in Clearwater, Florida


250,000 Dave's Ultimate Insanity Sauce **

The New Hottest Sauce in the Universe is even hotter than Insanity Sauce. Be afraid.


234,000 Da Bomb Ground Zero **

This sauce is one of the hottest on Earth! Pure habañero pepper enhanced with habañero infused flavor create a sauce measured at 234.000 Scoville units. Wicked beyond belief!


225,000 You Can't Handle This Hot Sauce  **

2nd place, 1997 food distribution magazine hot sauce shoot out- yow category. First place Hootin’ Hilton Fiery Food Show in Reno, Nevada. Highlighted in a " Backburner" article in Chile Pepper Magazine.

Designed to smell and taste great, while the extreme heat level allows you to mouth surf the big ones!

225,000 Not Cool Chocolate Habanero Sauce

It is from a patent pending cultivar - the "Bahama Chocolate Habanero" and organically grown and processed in accordance with the California Organic Foods Act of 1990 so this sauce is unique and good for you! In addition, it has the flavors of coffee and cocoa which gives it a rich taste with a mole twist.

175,000 The Great White Shark Predator

This is one blazing fruit stick. Ingredients include wine vinegar, ripe Habanero peppers, pepper extract, tomato, mustard, pineapple, papaya, banana, water, sugar and real fruit juices. 2001 International Champion Chile Pepper Magazine won 1st Place Super Hot category.
2001 National Champion Hot Sauce XXXHot / National Fiery Food Challenge.


Mad Dog's Inferno Reserve **

"One drop and you'll wonder what hit you. Raging with fire, this sauce will blow your mind! WATCH OUT! IT BITES BACK..." Vinegar, Molasses, Concentrated Pepper Extract, Garlic, Jalapeno Pepper, Onion, Habanera Chile Extract, Clove, Herbs & Spices



Crazy Jerry's Mustard Gas & Hot Sauce

INHALATION HAZARD. If you think the mustard is hot in chinese restaurants, just try some of this! May cause nose hairs to combust. This sauce is great on burgers, sandwiches and anything else you would want to put mustard on.


120,000 Psycho Sauce
It's a crazy world out there... and this is a crazy sauce. Be prepared. Why mess around? This one does not.
119,000 Da' Bomb - Beyond Insanity
When a sauce gets this hot, flavor is not really an issue. Pain is the issue. So if it's scathing heat you're after, you've found your dream sauce. Ka boooom!


100,000 Dead Heat

from Hot Sauce Harry's is a limited edition (6000 bottles) sauce that is so hot it comes in a Coffin with it's own Death Certificate!  Dead Heat is killer hot (100,000+ scoville units) and a great looking item.  You better have a big glass of moo juice handy for this one! 

??? Embalming Fluid

Claims to be the World's Hottest All Natural Hot Sauce.  I can't find anyone who has rated this sauce.  It has a good taste to it, and definitely has a great kick.  Not the same level as the extracts high up this list but well worthy of a mention.  You can find out more by going to:


2,140 Tabasco

This isn't really on the list.  I just wanted to give a comparison of how truly hot the other sauces are.  If you think Tabasco is hot - better stick with the milk and cookies !!

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