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McClure's Spicy Pickles: anyone know what type of pepper?

McClure's Spicy Garlic Pickles have just arrived in Williams-Sonoma stores. Brought some home today, thinking "I LOVE pickles!" Spicy is an understatement. Granted I am not a spicy food person, but my face is melting off. They have amazing flavor, and good crunch, but the heat really sticks around.

My question: anyone know what kind of peppers are in there? There are two small orange peppers that look like Habaneros, and two long red ones that I think are Cayenne peppers. Sounds about right, because these babies are HOT.

I can only eat one at a sitting, but once the burn goes away, I find myself craving more. :)

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