Alliant Promo Powder 8 lbs. is popular and affordable. This relatively new powder is smokeless, burns clean, and meters easily. The one difference from Red Dot is that this powder is denser. As a result, a smaller bushing is needed for reloading to get the same charge weight.
For 12-gauge loads, this powder is ideal, but it also works for certain handgun loads. Because this powder is carefully manufactured and meets all quality control requirements specific to the shape and size of grain, density, and chemical composition, it has a solid company guarantee.