A US Army code name for the test detonation of a thermonuclear device in August 1957 during Operation Plumbbob; the soldiers who were intentionally exposed to radioactive fallout later had an increased risk of leukaemia
Without peat to fuel the malt-drying fires prior to fermentation, master distillers attempted to approximate that characteristic smokiness by aging their "white-dog" (clear, unaged whiskey) in new, white oak barrels whose insides had been charred.
The result is that tea adds a subtle yet distinctive edge to every dish on the menu." Wemischner and Rosen also point to the value of smoked teas, such as Russian Caravan or Lapsang Souchong, noting they "lend a deep, dark smokiness to poultry and seafood" and "infuse foods with a smoky quality."
You can find the recipes on the Kettle Chips website: www.kettlechips.co.uk, allowing you to temper the heat of Kettle Chips Sweet Chilli with the cool, contrasting flavour of Peter Gordon's Mango, Coconut & CrAme Fra'che Dip to enhance the warm smokiness of Kettle Chips, or Japanese Teriyaki with Peter Gordon's fresh Cucumber, Wasabi & Ginger Dip.