Originally Posted by nucornhusker
1) The bag I had popped a LOT
2) and was made in Mexico
3) The smell was pungent and not the smell I'm used to in charcoal.
DING DING DING....sounds like you scored some mesquite! Not much other hardwood lump comes from south of the border. Might wanna try the Natural hardwood lump, like the OP said, works nice!
Cooking on a Kamado, Weber Performer, Hibachi & MSR WhisperLite (my only gasser).