bourbon barrel pellets

Discussion in 'Woods for Smoking' started by ldrus, Dec 28, 2011.

  1. ldrus

    ldrus Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    going to use  some bourbon barrel pellets today  with my ribs  these are the ones you get with a  amnps  has any one used them and how did the smoke the meat (flavor)??
  2. coffee_junkie

    coffee_junkie Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I have never used them but I would imagine that they would impart a flavor very similar to oak......
  3. [​IMG]   Since US bourbon barrels must be made of white oak - per law - and are charred quite heavily before the bourbon goes in... I would think they are going to be close to using oak pellets... maybe Todd will jump in and set us straight.

  4. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I haven't used them yet. Why not give them a try & let us know what you think.
  5. sprky

    sprky Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    If they are like the Jack Daniels  chips I have used, They are very close to oak a tad bit sweeter I'd say. Like Al suggested try them and post how you liked them. I am always interested in product reviews. 
  6. I've used the amazn bourbon barrel dust on cheese. It was really good and you could get a slight bourbon taste imo. Would it work the same on meat? Don't know. BTW, also try wine barrel.

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