A coarsely ground black pepper that is slightly coarser than Cafe Grind Black Pepper. Coarse Ground Black Pepper is a 12 mesh. This product is relative in size to pretzel salt. There should be a slight, but not overwhelming, burn to this taste. Good for peppercorn sauces & dressings, pasta salads, soups and stews. Adds bite when sprinkled on green salads. Use for steak, as a rub for beef or pork roasts or to create a peppercorn marinade.