Originally Posted by HeSmellsLikeSmoke
"Australian pine" is used for smoking but I don't think it is the type of pine about which you are speculating.
"Australian Pine" (Casuarina equisetifolia) is not a pine tree. It is more closely related to oak trees. Regular pine will really add a nasty taste and nasty smell to your smoker for a long time.
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