GrapeVine - bark on or off?

Discussion in 'Woods for Smoking' started by pcincognito, May 31, 2014.

  1. pcincognito

    pcincognito Newbie

    I have scads of Grapevine and want to try smoking with it. Are you generally leaving the bark on?
     
  2. forluvofsmoke

    forluvofsmoke Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I don't recall seeing mention anywhere about the bark not being good for smoke, but grape vine is a suitable wood...if you think it could provide a bitterness, or otherwise be cause for undesirable smoke flavor, you could scrape it off...but I don't know of any reason to. Haven't used it yet, myself, but have used seasoned plum branches with the bark on...great flavor for pork ribs, btw.

    Here's a good reference:

    http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/t/50439/woods-for-smoking

    Eric
     
  3. smokey bruin

    smokey bruin Fire Starter

    Did you end up using the grape vines? If so how'd it turn out?
     

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