Shot of Vodka Infused With World’s Hottest Chili Sends Man to Hospital

We know we’re not the only ones who think hot sauce makes just about everything better, but does that extend to vodka? One U.K.-based distillery thinks so, producing pure grain vodka infused with the world’s hottest chili, the Carolina Reaper.

Patrons at The White Hart pub in Godalming, Surrey, were offered a shot of the stuff last week, which landed one man in his 30s in the hospital.

The label proclaims: “Only Satan himself is brave enough to drink this vodka neat. If you feel fearless and want to drink with Satan, you will feel like you are burning in hell itself.”

When the pepper reaches an average SHU of more than 1.5 million and it earns the Guinness Book of World Records’ top ranking, it might be better to stay away.

If this somehow made you crave a spicy sipper, here are a few to try:

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