April 20, 2018
For true hot sauce lovers, no condiment is too hot — or too expensive.
Take the fans of Mad Dog 357 Plutonium hot sauce. Lovers of that wacky tabasco pay $100 per ounce for the pepper extract, which is so spicy that it can induce crying, cramping and an inability to stand upright.
“It takes 1,000 chili peppers to make 1 ounce” of the super-hot sauce, David Ashley, owner of Ashley Food Company, tells The Post. Ingest a pinhead’s worth of the body-numbing stuff, “and your tongue will hurt. Some idiot gargled with a whole bottle. People who do stuff like that usually throw up.”