Tabasco is an American brand of hot sauce made from vinegar, tabasco peppers (Capsicum frutescens var. tabasco), and salt. It is produced by McIlhenny Company of Avery Island in south Louisiana, having been created over 150 years ago by Edmund McIlhenny.
Scoville Rating: 2500 - 5000
A “Scoville Heat Unit” is a measure of capsaicin - the chemical in peppers responsible for their heat.