Smokin’ Ed Currie on creating the Carolina Reaper and growing the worlds hottest peppers


• Craft Hot Sauce Podcast •

Smokin’ Ed Currie from PuckerButt Pepper Company comes on the Craft Hot Sauce podcast. Ed Currie is the creator of the Carolina Reaper pepper and grows the hottest peppers in the world.

Smokin’ Ed held the Guinness World Record for the hottest pepper ever grown and will be the first person to have the record with two different peppers.

On the podcast we talk about his background, how he breeds and creates the world’s hottest peppers, the elements of a good mash and much more. 

If you’re interested in following PuckerButt Pepper Company or trying their hot sauce you can find their website here: or follow them on social media @PuckerButt

Music is by Sun Parade. The featured song “Psycho” is off their latest album Shuggy Mtn Breakdown.

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