7 Pot Brain Strain Pepper Crushed/Flakes 1/2oz - 7 pot brain strain is a delicious pepper that is extremely hot and flavorful. The pepper is green when unripe but it turns deep red when ripe. This pepper scores over 1,000,000 SHU when measured on the scoville scale. It has a high capsicum oil concentration. Its flavor is smoky with a sweet touch that leaves your brain straining to adapt to the fire inside your mouth.