Aji Chombo

Aji Chombo

Capsicum chinense

Aji Chombo
Aji Chombo
Aji Chombo
Aji Chombo

Background

The Aji Chombo is a larger, ribbed, habanero type pepper from the Panama.

Notes

The review pod is one I grew, the seeds were Hugo Vera.

The amount ate: Sidewall slice
Heat: 7
Flavor: 5
Burn Profile:  tongue, mouth, back of throat
Effects: none
Cap Cramps: none

Review

This pepper was very hot, more than expected. They typically are supposed to have a distinct fruitiness, but the one I grew was more floral, with much higher than habanero level heat. I think it would be great for hot sauces or powders.

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KhangSta Yellow

KhangSta Yellow

Capsicum chinense

KhangSta Yellow
KhangSta Yellow

Background

This is a pepper cross from Khang Starr of MOA Scotch Bonnet x Brazilian Ghost.

Notes

The review pod is one I grew, the seeds were saved from the previous year’s grow. The seeds were originally sent to me by Khang Starr.

The amount ate: Sidewall slice
Heat: 7
Flavor: 9
Burn Profile:  Tongue, back of the throat, ears.
Effects: none
Cap Cramps: none

Review

This is an awesome pepper. It has the looks, flavor, and sweetness of MOA Scotch Bonnet, but with much more heat. The heat effects/signature of similar to some super hots, but not as intense as superhot peppers. It’s much hotter than scotch bonnets/habaneros.

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Aji Cochabamba

Aji Cochabamba

Capsicum chinense

Aji Cochabamba
Aji Cochabamba

Background

This is a pepper native to Bolivia.

Notes

The review pod is one I grew, but the seeds were from https://whitehotpeppers.com. It is also known as PI 159248.

The amount ate: 1 pod
Heat: 1
Flavor: 9
Burn Profile: Mostly tongue
Effects: none
Cap Cramps: none

Review

This is a very juicy, thick-walled pod. The flavor is unique and amazing. I detected notes of salt, with a fruity sweetness similar to apples. It had mild heat, maybe around Jalapeno level.

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7-Pot Madballz

7-Pot Madballz

Capsicum chinense

7-Pot Madballz
7-Pot Madballz

Background

This is a cross between a Chocolate Bhut Jolokia and 7-Pot Trinidad Yellow

Notes

The review pod is one I grew, but the seeds were from https://whitehotpeppers.com.

The amount ate: 1/4 pod
Heat: 8
Flavor: 6
Burn Profile: Tongue, back of throat, ears
Effects: none
Cap Cramps: none

Review

The pod was very oily. It was a little floral and sweet in flavor. The heat was slow-building, but got pretty intense. I did eat beforehand but had no ill effects, nor any cap cramps from it.

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Biquinho, White

Biquinho, White

Capsicum chinense

White Biquinho peppers
White Biquinho

Background

This is a white variant of a Brazilian pepper, which is typically red in color.

Notes

The review pod is one I grew, but the seeds were from Jim Morrow.

The amount ate: 2 pods
Heat: 2
Flavor: 6
Burn Profile: Mostly tongue burn
Effects: none
Cap Cramps: none

Review

The pods are seedy and juicy, and semi-translucent. They had a slight ‘habby’ smell and flavor, but the base flavor had a dull sweetness.

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KAOS

KAOS

KAOS
KAOS peppers


Capsicum chinense

Background

The KAOS is a pepper cross from Jeanie Yanger. I don’t know the specifics, but I suspect some Bhut in the mix.

Notes

The review pod is one I grew, but the seeds were from a pod saved from Justin White.

The amount ate: 1/4 pod
Heat: 7
Flavor: 7
Burn Profile: Mouth, ears, back of the throat
Effects: none
Cap Cramps: none

Review

This was grown from seeds saved out of a pod from Justin White. The pods are red and smallish, with horizontal wrinkling, similar to what is seen on the ‘Jami’ bhut variants, and some Peach Bhuts. It had a Bhut-like smell. The flavor was sweet without an upfront burn. The burn had a gradual buildup and became pretty intense. The flavor reminded me of Bih Jolokia, but sweeter and with more heat.

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White Hot Lime

White Hot Lime
White Hot Lime
White Hot Lime cross section
White Hot Lime cross-section

White Hot Lime

Capsicum chinense

Background

The White Hot Lime is a pepper discovered and sold by White Hot Peppers.  It originally showed up from Black Bhutlah seeds in 2016 and has been grown out since.

Notes

The review pod is one I grew, but the seeds were from White Hot Peppers.

The amount ate: 1/4 pod
Heat: 8
Flavor: 6
Burn Profile: Tongue, back of the throat
Effects: none
Cap Cramps: Yes

Review

The pod ripes to a mustard/chartreuse color and can get fairly large. There is some variation, but most have a moruga scorpion shape. They are fairly thick-walled. The aroma has a hint of lime and floral. The flavor is citrus/floral. Heat is pretty intense, in the super-hot range, but not excessively hot. The piece I ate gave me cap cramps fairly soon after I ate it, but they went away quickly. The experience was similar to the Mustard Moruga Scorpion, but not quite as hot.

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7-Pot Wes

7-Pot Wes peppers
7-Pot Wes peppers

7-Pot Wes

Capsicum chinense

Background

History is this was originally a 7-Pot Burgandy grown by Jim Duffy. He got a red and bumpy pod off of one of those plants. He sent that to Wes Lane, who grew and reported back that it had a great flavor and heat. Jim continued growing that strain and named the variant after Wes.

Notes

The review pod is one I grew, but the seeds were from White Hot Peppers.

The amount ate: 1/4 pod
Heat: 9
Flavor: 7
Burn Profile: Throat and ears
Effects: heat glow cloud in the throat that descended down to the chest
Cap Cramps: No

Review

This is a very productive plant, some have quasi-tails/center protrusions others are just wrinkly and bumpy.  When cut open, lots of capsicum oil, the white lining on the interior walls, and a lot of placental tissue in the center.

I tried a vertical slice, excluding the seeds and placenta. The flavor was good, a little 7-Pot floral aroma, a little sweet flavor with very little bitterness. Upon swallowing I felt a heat explosion in the general throat area, that spread outward, then descended down to my chest.

I didn’t get any adverse effects, no cap cramps at all.

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KS Peach StarrKist pod review

Khang Starr Peach StarrKist
KS Peach StarrKist

KS Peach StarrKist

Capsicum chinense

Background

The KS Peach StarrKist is a peach/orange colored pepper cross made by Khang Starr, of MOA Scotch Bonnet (mother), and Bahamian Goat (father). This is a cousin/variant pheno of KS Lemon StarrBurst and Scarlet Rose.

Notes

The seeds for my plant were given to me by Khang Starr, I believe this is an f3 or f4.

The amount eaten: 3/4 pod
Heat: 3
Flavor: 8
Burn Profile: Mouth, lips
Effects: none
Cap Cramps: none

Review

The pod is fairly thick walled, upon cutting, smelled fruity/citrusy with a hint of hab/chinense smell. The flavor was sweet and fruity. Pieces of placenta add more bitterness. The heat level was around habanero level. The flavor seemed to favor more that of Bahamian Goat than MOA Scotch Bonnet. Overall, it was a delicious pod. It would be great in sauces and powders. Also, might be good to cut in half horizontally and fill with some type of cheese mixture and grill or toast, like an extreme popper (or least more so that Jalapeno).

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Habaruga

Haboruga

Capsicum chinense

Background

This is an f1 cross of Habanero x Moruga Scorpion. This was developed, grown and sent to me by Francesco Caruana of Frankie’s Peppers LLC. http://www.frankiespeppers.com.

Amount eaten: whole pod
Weight:
Heat: 2
Flavor: 8
Burn Profile:
Effects:  Hiccups.
Cap Cramps:  None.

Review

This is a delicious pepper, very sweet and fruity, low heat.

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