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post #1 of 7
Thread Starter 
I have used mesquite lots, and love it lots.

I just bought a bag from WMT, and it seems to have a chemical smell to it.
I have not noticed this with others that I have bought. Most I have was in a mesh bag. This was in a plastic bag.

Is this normal?
post #2 of 7
That is what I buy, no problem. But I get mine at home depot. Char Broil brand.
post #3 of 7
When I used ta buy it, came in plastic bags, never noticed any chemical smell.

I thin I'd try somthin different, although if when ya burn it it smells like clean smoke (theres a good one fer ya!), it should be alright.
post #4 of 7
Thread Starter 
Its goin back to WMT. I love mesquite, but this is horrible.

Maybe I will find something better at home depot.
post #5 of 7
The chips I buy always are in plactic but never have anything but wood smell. Maybe they spilled something on it.
post #6 of 7
What you are describing happened to me 5 years or so ago.I rarely use mesquite,but what i use is brought back fresh from Texas -or i dont use.
post #7 of 7
live with 5 acres squite and ironwood-don't use it much for smoking but I do grill with it-sounds like contamanated-return it and get elsewhere
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