The japones chile is a small, pointed chile that grows to be about 2 inches long and 1/2 inch wide .Bright red in color, dried japones chiles are medium hot. WARNING: Be sure to keep hands away from eyes and other sensitive areas after coming in contact with the chiles. After handling the chiles, wash hands thoroughly with soap and warm water. Recommended usage: Add one chile per bottle during bottling stage. The longer the chile is in the bottle the more spice it will impart. Higher ABV beers will absorb the spice quicker.