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Unread 02-05-2013, 12:36 PM   #18
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Originally Posted by Deep South View Post
The Red Oak and Pin Oak in Alabama don't smell so great when I split them. The White Oak smells sweet like Hickory and makes a great bed of coals.
If red oak is not good enough for whiskey barrels, then it is not good enough for smoking. That being said, I am now convinced that there are some regional reds that would be okay. We just don't have them here.
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