Ghost chilies and chili extract make the pie a killer. The pizza is supposedly hotter than the world’s strongest chili, the Trinidad Moruga Scorpion and stronger than a police-grade pepper spray at 3.2 million units on the Scoville scale— a measure of heat indicating the amount of capsaicin present.
Paul Brayshaw, the owner of Paul’s Pizza, decided to come up with the fiery option after watching “Man Vs. Food” on the Travel Channel. Only eight men and one woman have successfully eaten the entire pie. Nine successfully ate the pie, that is, out of 1,307 pizzas sold in the last year. Those who fail to complete the challenge are placed on the shop’s “Wall of Shame.” Brayshaw himself can only eat 2 out of the pie’s 6 slices.
The pizza is currently being tested by Guinness World Records, however, the previous contender clocked in at a “mere” 1 million Scoville units.
The shop closes its takeout at 10PM, before the local bars close, in order to prevent drunk people from accidentally ordering the pie.
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