Cayenne Pepper – The “Spicy” in Sanctuary’s Spicy Chai

Sanctuary Chai Spicy Chai fans rave about the warm spicy heat, especially in the winter. For some, it is bit unusual to have heat in a beverage, and fans often ask what makes the heat and how it is controlled to be so warming, but not burning!

There is an industry wide heat rating system called Scoville Heat Units (SHU) which measures the capsaicin content in the pepper, which is what causes the heat that we taste. Sanctuary Chai uses cayenne pepper ...

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