Pit Boss Whiskey Barrel Blend Hardwood Pellets are sweet and smoky with an aromatic tang. They are a premium blend of 100% oak and perfect for all your red meats. They contain no artificial flavors, spray scents, glues, or chemicals. These pellets are easy to use, great tasting, and all natural, and they burn hotter and cleaner. The raw wood is sourced across North America to make a superior product. Get a bold, robust aroma that works for all your Bigger.Hotter.Heavier grilling and smoking needs with the Pit Boss Whiskey Barrel Blend Hardwood Pellets. Pit Boss hardwood pellets are made from 100% all-natural hardwood that is dried and ground into saw dust. The dust is then pressurized at extreme heat to create compact pellets that are coated and held together with the wood’s natural lignin. Hardwood Pellets are also known as the easiest fuel to use. They produce less than 1% of ash, so an entire 40 lb. bag of pellets will only turn into ½ cup of ash, which makes clean up a breeze. They also produce immense flavor without needing to think about babysitting the air to fuel ratio like with wood chips or chunks.