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Anybody ever smoke with Maple?

I have a bunch of maple, have not tried smoking with it, and no one ever mentions it.  Is it any good as a smoking wood?
XLBGE, Small BGE, Homebrew and Guitars
Rochester, NY


  • NDGNDG Posts: 1,343
    i used maple pellets for cold smoking bacon - it was great - but thats all the experience I can share.
    Columbus, Ohio
  • stlcharcoalstlcharcoal Posts: 1,532
    All the time.....I use it for pork butts.  Great stuff.
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,657
    edited November 2013
    I use sugar maple for hams
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • Maple is great for pork, especially bacon.
  • billyraybillyray Posts: 1,125
    I've used it with salmon and it is good.
    Felton, Ca. 2-LBGE, 1-Small and waiting on a mini
  • Good with salmon.


    Caledon, ON


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