Elijah of Elijah’s Xtreme first began eating hot peppers at the young age of 6. After years of trying hot sauces, Elijah thought he could make a better one. It took him and his dad Bret three years to perfect the recipe for their first sauce, but it was well worth the wait.
While crafting his own sauce, Elijah’s passion for hot peppers only grew. By his teenage years, Elijah had conquered the world of hot peppers. Elijah ate his first Carolina Reaper, the world’s hottest pepper, at the age of 16 with Carolina Reaper creator Smokin' Ed Currie.In June of 2014, Elijah and Bret released their Ghost Pepper Sauce to the public, receiving many rave reviews. Since then Elijah and Bret have further expanded their father and son business, sharing their exciting journey on the Craft Hot Sauce Podcast.