Originally Posted by Bbq Bubba
While oak is fine for smoking, you are missing out on so many great bbq flavors by not at least trying some fruit woods and hickory or pecan at least!
I've used hickory, cherry, pecan and apple...and I'll be honest, white oak gives me everything I need. So much of this barbecue "stuff" is over-thought IMO and smoking woods is a prime example. I'll stick with white oak - the best all-around smoking wood on the planet in this man's opinion.