There’s nothing like slathering your food with your favorite spicy hot sauce and firing up a furnace in your mouth. Whether your preferred fiery concoction is Siracha, Tapatio, or just good ole’ Tabasco, that extra zest is the missing component that brings a man’s meal alive.
But have your taste buds grown accustomed to your Average Joe hot sauce? Ready to take it to the next level of spice? Let’s turn up the heat a little bit!
We took this man-challenge to the web and sought out the top spiciest hot sauces, some so hot that just ONE DROP will burn your mouth.
(FYI: Hot sauces are measured by scoville units, which are used to communicate the pungency of chili peppers or other spicy foods in the sauce. The more scoville units, the higher the heat level.)
Warning: We’re not daring you to try these, so purchase at your own risk! If you like setting your mouth on fire, these are the spiciest hot sauces and the ones most likely to do it. But don’t come crying to us if you peel a couple of layers of skin off the roof of your mouth in the process.
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