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KotaChuk678 02-15-2013 04:51 PM

Preferred Wood Chunks for Basic All Around Use
 
Hickory

Peach

Mesquite

Apple

Cherry

Alder

Pecan

Oak

Maple

Pear

gtr 02-15-2013 04:56 PM

Hickory for me.

I also like oak, cherry, pecan and apple, but hickory is my go-to.

HankB 02-15-2013 05:00 PM

I can't vote because I cannot live by one wood alone. I variously use hickory, apple., cherry, maple and oak (and some times black walnut, pear and mesquite) I would be hard pressed to pick one wood.

Garrett 02-15-2013 05:07 PM

I've always been a big fan hickory, but lately my go to has been pecan and cherry. Not so much for flavor but more for color. I can only tell very small differences in taste of different woods. Some folks can tell easily but I can't. Not sure why, but wish I could!

IamMadMan 02-15-2013 05:32 PM

If I had to choose one single wood, Alder would be my all around, it is subtle enough for fish, yet works well on game, pork, poultry, and beef.

I personally prefer to use cherry, apple, citrus, and peach depending on the meat. These are my go to choices for smoking.

Someone on here once said, "Any wood is good for smoking as long as it's Cherry"

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HeSmellsLikeSmoke 02-15-2013 05:34 PM

Cherry if only one wood.

Beerbecue 02-15-2013 05:46 PM

I get the best deal on Pecan, so for me it's Pecan.

Stingerhook 02-15-2013 05:59 PM

Hickory wit apple as a close second.

BobM 02-15-2013 06:14 PM

Red oak.

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SimcoBBQ 02-15-2013 06:18 PM

Peach or Pecan , but I'm in Georgia

Matt Potter 02-15-2013 06:23 PM

Alder - I've got lots

Zin 02-15-2013 06:32 PM

Mesquite the king of all woods hands down. Beef and mesquite is heaven.

K80Shooter 02-15-2013 06:41 PM

I also can not answer this question. I have not tried them all yet. I just had a friend give me two truck loads of apple wood so for a good while I guess thats what it will be.

Smokin' D 02-15-2013 06:46 PM

Tough question. In my situation it all depends. Stick burner likes white oak and hickory. If what's cooking is in a charcoal cooker, then a combo of cherry and peach. If I had to pick just one it would be Peach.

Big M1ke 02-15-2013 07:36 PM

I usually go with apple, or cherry. I really like fruit woods.


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