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Old 03-15-2013, 01:37 PM   #1
Terry The Toad
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Join Date: 08-16-11
Location: Saint Cloud, FL
Default How mild is maple wood?

Florida maple, to be specific.

I smoked a 7.3 pound butt last Saturday. It was in the smoke at 250 for 9 hours (yeah, it was being a little stubborn.)

It turned out okay, but really did not taste smoky at all. The only thing I can think of that might have been different is that I may have used a lot of maple.

I say "may have" because I have a stack of mixed wood (oak, hickory, and maple) - so I did not pay that much attention to which one I threw in over the course of the 9 hours.

So, is that a possible explanation... too much maple? (For the record - that maple really smells good when it's burning!)
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