crab apple???

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by chavo14, Jun 18, 2014.

  1. does crabapple wood have any value for smoking?
     
  2. bluewhisper

    bluewhisper Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Yes, it's basically the same as apple, except it makes you crabby.
     
  3. bobank03

    bobank03 Smoking Fanatic

    I have never user crab apple, but my understanding is that it is similar to regular apple wood. I'm sure you can get an answer from someone that has tried it though. 
     
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  4. Good to know fellas thanks.
     
  5. concordeer

    concordeer Smoke Blower

    Like any wood, just make sure it is seasoned and dry.. It can produce a heavy smoke if not ready yet.

    I use it regularly with good results.
     
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  6. cliffcarter

    cliffcarter Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

    If you are using chunks for smoke flavor you can use it the same day you cut it from the tree. I have in the past, with no problems.

    Just don't try to build a fire with unseasoned wood, it steams and smolders and makes a smoky mess.
     
  7. concordeer

    concordeer Smoke Blower

    I always cook with a wood fire. Thanks for the clarification cliff.
     

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