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Puerto Rico’s Wyndham Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa is spicing up travel this summer with the launch of what could well be the world’s spiciest drink – the Fire Pit Bloody Mary.  Made with Indian Bhut Jolokia chili peppers, the Fire Pit Bloody Mary’s killer kicker is no joke.  The pepper has a ranking of more than one million Scoville units – making it 400 times hotter than Tabasco – and is officially ranked by Guinness as the hottest in the world.   Just how hot is hot exactly?  How’s this for perspective: the Indian government is in the midst of implementing a new hand grenade designed to safely flush terrorists out of hiding.  The main ingredient:  Bhut Jolokia.

That said, for 10 bucks the Fire Pit Bloody Mary comes with its own fire extinguisher and free refills for anyone foolhardy enough to finish the first round and live to tell the tale.  I think I feel a dare coming on …

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