Hinkelhatz Originated in Pennsylvania Dutch Amish country over 150 years ago. This is a Meduim hot breed topping out at 30,000 scovilles that typically is used for pickling. Pepper color can be red or orange. This pepper is a symbol of living history to the Amish. Although you can buy the seeds online, the true Hinkelhatz pepper is still at home in Amish country.