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Bourbon Barrel Wood Chunks

Bourbon Barrel Wood Chunks
10% off 1st order, use code SWINE
When I opened up the 1# bag . . . wow . . . might be able to get a buzz on just from the aroma!
Tell them I sent you . . . won't get a discount, lol, but the owner (Justin)is an Egghead!
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I said to my wife, 'Where do you want to go for our anniversary?' She said, 'I want to go somewhere I've never been before.' I said, 'Try the kitchen.'
Bob Hope: When I wake up in the morning, I don’t feel anything until noon, and then it’s time for my nap

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  • ColbyLangColbyLang Posts: 1,443
    Just got my Blanton’s chunks in Thursday. Amazing aroma
  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 24,248
    I have not opened my shipment of Blanton's, EH Taylor and Weller's but I may need to get on with it and capture the essence of the aroma and condense it into a worthy cocktail.  
    Now I find out about the 10%... B)
    Louisville; "indeterminate Jim" here.  Rolling smoke in the neighbourhood. # 38 for the win.  Life is too short for light/lite beer!
  • Question on the bourbon barrel staves as opposed to wine barrel staves.   

    I'm lucky enough to live near several wineries and can get a whole barrels. The barrels have great aroma, yet the wine never comes through in the cook.   I do get a great oak flavor. 

     Is this the same for those using the bourbon staves?  Are you picking up the bourbon in the finished cook or just oak? 

    Curious if I should try bourbon barrels...
  • loco_engrloco_engr Posts: 4,934
    Smoking some salmon tonight with hickory and bourbon barrel chunks, be interested to see if bbc flavor come through
    aka marysvilleksegghead, moved to Basehor,KS 2/26/2021
    Lrg 2008
    mini 2009
    XL 2021
    Henny Youngman:
    I said to my wife, 'Where do you want to go for our anniversary?' She said, 'I want to go somewhere I've never been before.' I said, 'Try the kitchen.'
    Bob Hope: When I wake up in the morning, I don’t feel anything until noon, and then it’s time for my nap
  • 2BAMBAM42BAMBAM4 Posts: 51
    edited September 15
    @loco_engr
    I know I know not the egg... yet,  it was over fire.   Get a good bunch of rosemary.   Put your salmon skin side down and cook over direct flame.   When 'milk shows on the salmon it's done.. 

    Top photo is salmon with my mustard glaze.   The bottom is going on the grill. 
  • BotchBotch Posts: 11,739
    2BAMBAM4 said:
    Question on the bourbon barrel staves as opposed to wine barrel staves.   

    I'm lucky enough to live near several wineries and can get a whole barrels. The barrels have great aroma, yet the wine never comes through in the cook.   I do get a great oak flavor. 

     Is this the same for those using the bourbon staves?  Are you picking up the bourbon in the finished cook or just oak? 

    Curious if I should try bourbon barrels...
    I've had the same experience, and when my Jack Daniels chips ran out, I never got a refill.
    However, I'm still stunned about my recent "tea-smoked cheekun" cook, how much burned spices did flavor the meat (albeit too strongly).  So, I might be revisiting barrel smoking wood.

    This ain't a bad way to spend retirement...  :)  
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    "When stupidity is considered patriotism, it is unsafe to be intelligent."
      - Isaac Asimov  
            
  • @Botch
    The issue with a retirement like this is..  having to find another hobby to counter this hobby... 
  • You mean you shouldn’t just douse your regular wood chunks with Pappy?
  • You mean you shouldn’t just douse your regular wood chunks with Pappy?
    I thought the Pappy was for the cook? 
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