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Question about Wood Chips

Does anyone know where I can find information regarding wood chips and the flavor and color they give to meats?
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  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 5,770

    Here's a link that should get you well on your way.  Happy Groundhog Day!

    http://www.deejayssmokepit.net/Downloads_files/SmokingFlavorChart.pdf 

    Louisville
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  • Chart helps to get you started, but ultimately you have to get in there and try different woods with different meats to see what you like best.  Personally, I use cherry with poultry and ribs.  Hickory with for butts & brisket.  My overall favorite is pecan.  Great with everything. 
    Atlanta suburbs
    Large & Mini owner
    UGA Alum - Go Dawgs!
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  • The same smoke will provide a different taste with different rubs. Like @Crispix49 said, you have to see what you like best. 
    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 
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