This wonderful salt is slowly smoked in a smoke house in a bourbon barrel. The bourbon barrel is in the smoke house with the salt in the barrel. It has a wonderful oak and hickory smell and taste, with the hint of bourbon remnant left in the barrel. This is wonderful with all kinds of foods and dishes. Mexican food, chicken, stews/soups, beef/steak, corn on the cob, roasted veggies, and more tastes wonderful with this salt. People even sprinkle this over their macaroni and cheese. Please use the code freeship in order to receive free shipping.