For the hot sauce and Scoville lovers of the world, there seems to be an infinite amount of new sauces to try. To help aid in the quest to find the finest blend of spice, flavor and pure fire, more and more pepper heads and spice lords turn to the Hot Ones Hot Sauce … Garlic and onion powder, are, in fact, a benefit to make sure the flavor delivers as expected. Need we say more? The #7 spot is where things tip towards the dramatic, and for season 8 we brought in a doozie. The Carolina Reaper is potent, and fresh garlic and onion tend not to be as bold and aggressive as their powdered equivalents. And there’s a likely reason. Look no further than the Carolina Reaper sauce when searching for the hottest sauce on the planet. For reference, a jalapeño pepper has 3,500 to 10,000 SHU, a cayenne pepper has 30,000 to 50,000 SHU, and a habanero chili has 100,000 to 350,000 SHU. So, get ready to hear about the godfather of the Scoville rating: The Carolina Reaper sauce. Gluten-free, vegan friendly, totally natural, and spicy as a lava hurricane. There’s no official Scoville unit rating, but much like the Torchbearer that we just reviewed, this includes garlic and the Carolina reaper in its sauce. This Garlic Reaper hot sauce combines Carolina Reaper Peppers, Garlic, Canola Oil, Vinegar, Lime Juice, Mustard Powder, Chili Powder and Salt to create a creamy texture and savory taste that is IRRESISTIBLE. But as you know, not all Hot Sauces are created equal. This is a hot sauce that relies heavily on powders, instead of fresh ingredients. Meet the King of Heat: The Carolina Reaper. Heat Level: HOT. What could be better? This sauce has a slow burn that comes in late. The #7 Sauce on Hot Ones Season 8! Well, that’s what Bravado Spice Co. was wondering, but they figured it out—maple syrup. The hottest sauce in the world (called Blair's 16 Million Reserve) clocks in at 16,000,000 Scoville Heat Units (or SHU). The higher the SHU rating, the hotter the sauce. The first ingredient is this hot sauce is Carolina Reaper, and the second ingredient is garlic.