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Happy 151st Birthday Wilbur Scoville

Thanks for the scale Mr. Scoville!

Wilbur Lincoln Scoville (January 22, 1865 – March 10, 1942) was an American pharmacist best known for his creation of the “Scoville Organoleptic Test”, now standardized as the Scoville scale.

He devised the test and scale in 1912 while working at the Parke-Davis pharmaceutical company to measure pungency, “spiciness” or “heat”, of various chili peppers.

Scoville heat units Name of pepper
1,600,000-2,200,000 Carolina Reaper
855,000-1,600,000 Komodo Dragon Chili Pepper, Trinidad Moruga Scorpion, Naga Viper pepper, Infinity Chilli, Naga Morich, Bhut Jolokia (ghost pepper), Trinidad Scorpion Butch T pepper, Bedfordshire Super Naga, Spanish Naga Chili
350,000-855,000 Red Savina habanero
100,000-350,000 Habanero chili, Scotch bonnet pepper, Datil pepper, Rocoto, Madame Jeanette, Peruvian White Habanero, Jamaican hot pepper, Fatalii Wiri Wiri
100,000-225,000 Bird’s eye chili
50,000-100,000 Byadgi chilli, Malagueta pepper,[29] Chiltepin pepper, Piri piri, Pequin pepper,[29] Siling Labuyo
30,000-50,000 Guntur chilli, Cayenne pepper, Ají pepper,[29] Tabasco pepper, Capsicum chinense
10,000-23,000 Serrano pepper, Peter pepper, Chile de árbol, Aleppo pepper, Chungyang Red Pepper, Peperoncino
3,500-10,000 Jalapeño, Guajillo pepper, Espelette pepper, Fresno pepper, wax (e.g., Hungarian wax pepper)
1,000-4,000 Gochujang, Pasilla pepper, Peppadew, poblano (or ancho), Poblano verde, Rocotillo pepper
100-900 Banana pepper, Cubanelle, paprika, Pimento
0 Bell pepper
Edel Alonhttp://edelalon.com
Edel-Ryan Alon is a starving musician, failed artist, connoisseur of fine foods, aspiring entrepreneur, husband, father of two, geek by day, cook by night, and an all around great guy.

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