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Shop Hot Sauces By Scoville Heat Unit (SHU)


Our unique HotSauce.com heat scale below allows our Chili Head customers to choose specific heat ranges for sauces that are best suited for their (SHTL) Scoville Heat Tolerance Level. This unique categorization of heat level is the first step in understanding what your current (SHTL) actually is. Your body's endorphins constantly acclimate to your current (SHTL) allowing you to inevitably raise your (SHTL) as you experiment with sauces with increasing Scoville Heat Units (SHU).

For those of you Chili Heads that are "Old School" and like to keep it simple with your heat levels... don't worry... we have you covered too! Below is a simple break down of our above (SHU) Scale into a 1 to 5 FLAME Heat Scale. You may browse our entire catalog of products classified into this Heat Scale as well!

Mild Heat Level Hot Sauces 1 FLAME (MILD) Heat Range 1: 1,000 - 5,000 Scoville (SHU)
Heat Range 2: 5,000 - 10,000 Scoville (SHU)

Medium Heat Level Hot Sauces 2 FLAMES (MEDIUM) Heat Range 3: 10,000 - 25,000 Scoville (SHU)
Heat Range 4: 25,000 - 50,000 Scoville (SHU)

Hot Heat Level Hot Sauces 3 FLAMES (HOT) Heat Range 5: 50,000 - 100,000 Scoville (SHU)
Heat Range 6: 100,000 - 250,000 Scoville (SHU)

Very Hot Heat Level Hot Sauces 4 FLAMES (VERY HOT) Heat Range 7: 250,000 - 500,000 Scoville (SHU)
Heat Range 8: 500,000 - 1,000,000 Scoville (SHU)

Extreme Heat Level Hot Sauces 5 FLAMES (EXTREME HEAT) Heat Range 9: 1,000,000 - 2,000,000 Scoville (SHU)
Heat Range 10: 2,000,000 - 16,000,000 Scoville (SHU)